Canada’s Planet in Focus is looking for Homestay rooms for their visiting filmmakers during the 13th annual Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival, Oct. 10-14, 2012:
- Planet in Focus “tries to offer all their visiting filmmakers a place to stay during the Environmental Film Festival.
- They are asking supporters of Planet in Focus with a spare room to offer it up to a visiting guest.
- This entails hosting a visiting filmmaker for 2 to 4 nights in a separate room of your home between October 10-14, 2012.
- You are not responsible for providing food or transportation for guests, but are encouraged to help make their stay as comfortable as possible.
- Their filmmakers travel from across Canada as well as internationally, and are always very appreciative that they are provided a place to stay.
Homestay hosts will receive Environmental Film Festival passes to attend the 13th Annual Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival.”
If you are able to offer a room in your home, please contact Michelle Amenta, Operations Manager by:
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: 416-531-1769
This video presents “Planet in Focus – Youth Camera Action”:
- “Youth Camera Action, a program of Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival, is a Toronto based film-production camp for at-risk youth who are passionate about the environment.
- Youth Camera Action program connects industry professionals to students for a two-week intensive program that empowers students to create films that educate and inspire environmental change.
- Participants are honored by having their completed films screened at the annual Planet in Focus, the largest environmental film festival in North America.
- Planet in Focus Film Festival is taking place October 10 – 14, 2012
The 13th Annual Planet in Focus Film Festival takes place October 10–14, 2012 in Toronto.
- Five full days of film premieres, receptions, workshops and gala presentations during Canada’s largest environmental film festival
- Film programs will include “stories and explorations of
- urban and rural spaces
- social, cultural and political environments
- First Nations perspectives
- public health
- climate change
- human displacement
- food security
- other creative interpretations of the theme “environment”
- “With approximately 100 Canadian and international films to choose from, and artists and filmmakers from all over the world, festival-goers have a chance to get up close and personal with those that are helping to shine a light on the stories and issues that matter most”
- Planet in Focus Film Festival features two days of:
- industry panels, workshops and pitch sessions devoted to the subjects of film production, distribution and funding
- a school program for elementary and secondary students focused on environmental education
- entertaining and inspiring children and youth programs
TIFF Bell Lightbox
350 King Street West
Toronto, ON M5V 3X5
- By TTC:
- St. Andrew Station
- or #504 King streetcar, John Street stop
- By TTC:
Be entertained and inspired in October.
Please click here for more info about the 13th annual Planet in Focus Environmental Film Festival.
Planet in Focus
The Historic Distillery District
15 Case Goods Lane, Studio 402
Toll Free: 1-855-531-1769
Special Event Information & Registration: 416-531-4689
- Executive Director – Rob Pazdro
- Artistic Director – Kathleen Mullen
- Program Development Officer – Anne Mark
- Manager of Corporate Development – Katherine Bruce
- Operations Manager – Michelle Amenta
- Programmer – Carly Whitefield
- Industry Programmer – Allan Tong
- Industry Series Coordinator – Kirk Cooper
- Youth Coordinator – Justin Elchakieh
- Publishing & Design Coordinator – Nina Hang
- Program Lead, Green Screen – Melissa Felder
- Bookkeeper – Donna Elkins
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