Category Archives: Film / TV

14th Annual ACTRA Awards 2016


The annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto recognize outstanding performances by Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists(ACTRA) Toronto members and celebrate accomplishment and excellence in FILM, VIDEO and NEW MEDIA industries. Our host Darriel Roy had a chance to speak with Tatiana Maslany, Nigel Bennett, Kevin Hanchard, Torri Higginson and the event's host Connor Jessup. @ACTRAToronto @OTSNmedia

TIFF Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival – Kiefer Sutherland

TIFF Canada's Top Ten Film Festival - Kiefer Sutherland

TIFF hosted Canada's Top Ten Film Festival this January in order to honor best Canadian films and their directors. We had a chance to speak with Kiefer Sutherland who starred in Forsaken along with his father Donald Sutherland. #Forsaken #TIFFTop10 #OTSN

Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival – Closet Monster by Stephen Dunn

Canada's Top Ten Film Festival - Closet Monster by Stephen Dunn

TIFF hosted Canada's Top Ten Film Festival this January in order to honor best Canadian films and their directors. We had a chance to speak with Stephen Dunn, the director of Closet Monster which won "Best Canadian Feature" at the Toronto International Film Festival. #ClosetMonster #TIFFTop10 @OTSNmedia

TIFF BOOMBOX 2015

Every year TIFF Bell Lightbox holds a special fundraising event called TIFF BOOMBOX that turns the building into a multi-sensory adventure which included Andy Warhol: Stars of the Silver Screen exhibition. This year's principle artist was Director X who unveiled his installation "Everyone will be famous for 15 seconds". The proceeds enable TIFF to continue its work in film-based education & outreach, film preservation, artist experimentation, and filmmaker development. @tiff_net @OTSNmedia

Big Brother Canada 4 Casting Call

The hugely popular Big Brother Canada reality TV show held it's Toronto casting call this November. Casting Director Robyn Kass gave us some tips on what she's looking for in a contestant. We also had a chance to speak with some of last season's house guests like Godfrey Mangwiza and Zach Oleynik as well as the series winner Sarah Hanlon. @kassting @BigBrotherCA @OTSNmedia

Angry Indian Godesses Premiere @ TIFF

OTSN had a chance to interview the cast of Angry Indian Godesses at the North American Premiere during Toronto International Film Festival. We spoke with the Director and Screenwriter Pan Nalin, Actresses Sarah-Jane Dias, Pavleen Gural, Amrit Maghera and Anushka Manchanda. @OTSNmedia

Rally for Kids with Cancer 2015

The 8th Annual Rally for Kids with Cancer is a high-end scavenger hunt meets “Amazing Race” featuring luxury vehicles. This Scavenger Cup in Toronto has raised over $13,000,000 for children’s cancer research, treatment and care at SickKids. We had a chance to speak with NBA Champion John Salley, Kim Coates and Mark Boone from Sons of Anarchy as well as Jes Macallan from Mistresses. @RallyForKids @OTSNmedia

The Canada Party at TIFF 2015

The Canada Party hosted by The Canadian Film Festival and Directors Guild of Canada always brings in the top Canadian A-listers attending the Toronto International Film Festival. This year we had a chance to speak with Callum Keith Rennie, Patrick Gilmore, Paul Amos, Jacob Tremblay, Masa Lizdek and Cory Bowles, Robb Wells and Mike Smith from Trailer Park Boys. @OTSNmedia

Artists for Peace and Justice Festival Gala 2015

Artists for Peace and Justice supports communities in Haiti through programs in education, healthcare, and dignity through the arts. We had a chance to speak with APJ founder Paul Haggis as well as actress Helen Mirren. @artistsforpeace @Paul_Haggis @OTSNMedia

Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year’s Women in Film 2015

Telefilm and Birks partnered up to pay tribute to nine Canadian women directors and actors during the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival. The women honored at the Birks Diamond Tribute this year were directors Sophie Deraspe; Anne Émond; Patricia Rozema; Kari Skogland; and Ingrid Veninger, as well as actors Katie Boland; Suzanne Clément; Catherine O’Hara; and Karine Vanasse. @MaisonBirks #womeninfilm @OTSNmedia