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FILM & VIDEO PROGRAMMERS
Dome - "experimental" film & video exhibition collective. Various venues. Some super 8.
Festival - annual "experimental" media arts
festival Apr 12-21, 2012, some super 8.
Monthly Segments - monthly series of "experimental"
16mm films at the Gladstone
Collective - school-semester series of "experimental"
16mm films at Ryerson University.
8 fest - annual small guage film
festival, January 24-26, 2014, with super 8 and 8mm, no video.
- Reg Hartt's cinema in his house. Classics, daily, on video, 16mm, 8mm, super 8.
Ontario - free, "experimental", 16mm & 35mm film, and video screenings weekly.
Spotton Cinema - National Film Board of Canada, mostly video, some 35mm.
- mostly German videos, and some 16mm and super 8 films, in various
TORONTO FILM & VIDEO VENUES
see also Large Toronto Venues
- underground cinema with all film formats, video, coffee bar and bicycle
Palace Theatre - underground cinema, all film formats but 35mm, weekly screenings.
- Reg Hartt's cinema in his house, for rent. Video, 16mm, 8mm and super 8 projection.
- underground, warm-weather (not "winterized"), digital cinema. Screenings rarely.
Bar - tiny video viewing room w/
comfy seats, in back of a small bar, run by an art gallery.
Alex Theatre - black box theatre, 4000 sq. ft., w/ stage, bar, kitchen, at Bathurst & Dundas.
Gallery - with a theatre at the rear with 40 cinema seats, raked, at Ossington & Queen.
Ossington Theatre - new, 2000-sq.-foot “theatre” w/ 20-foot ceilings. 2 rehearsal studios.
for the Arts - 50-seat performance space, on Adelaide St. W. near the Queen West strip.
Gladstone Hotel - several spaces w/ video projection
screens. At Queen & Dufferin in Parkdale.
Drake Hotel Underground - small room, mostly
video. Just east of the Gladstone Hotel.
House - small bar with back room with small stage & tiered seating. Queen & Spadina.
Rivoli - small restaurant/bar back room with stage, screen, video. Queen & Spadina.
Spotton Cinema - Run by the National Film Board of Canada. Video and 35mm projection.
TORONTO FILM & VIDEO VENUES
see also Small Toronto Venues
Hot Docs Cinema - old repertory cinema,
mostly documentaries. Bloor & Bathurst.
Bader Theatre - University of Toronto venue used by film festivals. 35mm & video.
Town Hall - U of T venue used by festivals, and Free
Friday Films. 35mm, 16mm, video.
Underground Cinema - New! Formerly the Golden Classics Cinema on Spadina Ave.
House - large, bare rooms, one with stage, kitchen. On College St. west of Bathurst St.
Workman Auditorium - with projection booth & stage, used by festivals. 35mm, video.
Theatre - institutional cinema in touristy, government-run culture complex - Harbourfront..
Booth - community-run repertory cinema on Gerrard St. East. 35mm, 16mm, video.
Cinema - non-profit, community-run repertory cinema in west end. 35mm, 16mm, video.
Theatre - old repertory cinema way out in the east end - "The Beaches". 35mm, video.
Regent Cinema Event Theatre -
slick, video venue way north of Bloor Street. Run, along with:
Cinema Event Theatre - slick, 35mm &
video venue on College St., by Theatre
Cinema Event Theatre - slick, video venue way north of Bloor Street.
TORONTO FILM CO-OPS, LABS & EQUIPMENT
- independent filmmakers production co-op with some super 8, some public screenings.
Filmmakers Distribution Centre (CFMDC) - artist-run, some screenings, super 8.
Animated Image Society (TAIS) - production co-op with some public screenings.
Hart House Film Board - production co-op with screenings, a University of Toronto student club.
Film and Video Lab - transfers.
Custom Lab - processing, including super 8 and 8mm, optical
Discreet - 8mm and super 8 film to digital video transfer house.
- 8mm and super 8 film to digital video transfer house. Camera repair.
- Online Company Directory of audio-visual equipment suppliers in Toronto
A/V Sales - audio-visual equipment sales, rentals and repairs
in Scarborough or online.
8 Film House - NEW! Super 8, 8mm film stock, equipment
for sale or rent, north of Toronto.
Film Supply - film supplies in Markham, outside Toronto, with online store.
West Camera - photography store selling super 8 film, at 514 Queen St. W., 416-504-9432.
TORONTO FILM INFO RESOURCES
Film Festivals - new tourist industry website listing 75+ annual film festivals in Toronto.
Film Scene - new site with listings and reviews of mostly
mainstream events in Toronto.
- independent website listing screenings in Toronto.
- all the theatrical features & their screenings in Toronto,
sorted by movie or venue.
Frameline - weekly radio
program about movies, Thursdays, 2pm-2:30pm, on Radio
- weekly radio program about movies, Fridays, 2-3pm, on Radio
The Eclectic Screening Room - movie
'zine since 2001, with monthly video screenings.
- a blog by film student E. Dirks about Toronto's film scene: events, interviews.
Books - book store with the largest film section in Toronto.
Video - old movies video rentals, and collectable movie memorabilia.
Canteen Cinema Shop - new & used film books, memorabilia, posters, video rentals.
Fiends - "Toronto's Largest Used DVDs". Buy online or in store at 672 College St.
The Film Reference Library - of Toronto
International Film Festival Group. Membership-access.
Film Review Board - Ontario Government
Film Classification Board, enemy of non-profit film art.
TORONTO GENERAL CULTURE INFO RESOURCES
- weekly entertainment news & listings (check "Rep & Indie Film", ending with "Other Films")
- weekly entertainment news & listings, including repertory, independent, special screenings.
- bi-weekly Gay & Lesbian newspaper with some listings.
Star - daily newspaper, most articles also on-line, "What's On" section Thursdays.
Instant Coffee - artists' collective with many arts links
and a popular, free-listing, events e-mail list.
- paid listings of arts events, updated daily, on a free-subscription
Arts Online - searchable arts events in Toronto. Site
by the Toronto Arts Council.
- cultural events and shopping in Toronto.
- hundreds of upcoming events around Toronto, updated daily.
401 Richmond - large building, many artist-run centres, events
listings, newsletter, CineCycle.
- Ontario College of Art & Design's Events Calendar.
ONTARIO FILM & VIDEO
- Media Arts Network of Ontario, artist-run, non-profit film, video,
new media centres.
Factory - media arts co-op in Hamilton, with some
Artists Inc. - long-standing artist-run gallery in Hamilton, with some screenings.
Independent Filmmakers Co-op of Ottawa (IFCO) - production co-op, some screenings, super 8
SAW Video artist-run production co-op
in Ottawa. Screenings at Club
Cinema - Ottawa's repertory cinema. 16mm & 35mm projection. Monthly series'
Canadian Film Institute - reference library in Ottawa with screenings at different venues.
- emails & daily updated online listings of upcoming arts & culture events in Ottawa.
- Ottawa weekly entertainment newspaper with listings.
Video - artist-run Media Arts Centre in Guelph.
- artist-run centre with some screenings, 378 Aylmer Street North, Peterborough.
Promotions - extensive non-profit
listing of daily events in Peterborough.
- list of arts organizations in Peterborough.
- new in London, Ontario! Media production co-op with some
It Up Canada - buy & sell, including film cameras
and projectors, in London, Ontario.
City - "experimental"
media arts festival in Windsor, May 24-28, 2011, with some super 8.
Fabulous Festival of Fringe Film - summer
"experimental" film festival, rural southern Ontario.
Winnipeg Film Group - production, distribution, cinematheque, some super 8.
- Winnipeg Festival of Avant-Garde and Underground Film, 9/29-10/2, 2011, with super 8.
Winnipeg - a magazine about motion pictures and related
arts in Winnipeg.
City Cinema - a mobile micro-cinema w/ screenings in
galleries, etc., in Winnipeg.
Film Pool - production co-op in Regina, with screenings.
Take Super 8 Event - super 8 screenings across Canada, in USA, began in Regina in 2000.
Arts - multiple media production co-op in Saskatoon, with some super 8.
Rescue International - old movie film processing, transferring,
in Indian Head.
- Alberta Media Arts Alliance Society, provincial network of artist-run media art centres.
Society of Ind. Filmmakers - $100
Film Festival (super 8, 16mm), March 1-3, 2012.
- Film And Video Arts of Alberta, production co-op in Edmonton, with some screenings.
Cinema - Edmonton's repertory screenings, held at Zeidler Hall in the Citadel Theatre.
- production co-op in Vancouver with some screenings, super 8,
Heritage Films - lab in Vancouver transferring
super 8, 8mm, 16mm films to digital.
Straight - Vancouver weekly entertainment newspaper with listings.
- production co-op in Victoria with some screenings.
- video production co-op in Victoria for creative use of film and video.
- Victoria Media Festival, Oct 18 - Nov 3, 2013, with
16mm, super 8 and video.
Faucet Media Arts Centre - some super 8 screenings, Struts Gallery, Sackville, New Brunswick.
Underground - annual super 8 screening in Moncton, New Brunswick, in September.
Brunswick Filmmakers' Co-operative - production co-op
in Fredericton, New Brunswick.
Cinema Central - movie listings by U. of N.B. Film Studies
Dept. in Fredericton.
Atlantic Filmmakers Co-op - production co-op with screenings,
in Halifax. Some super 8.
Halifax - a collective with super 8 screenings, in Halifax.
Khyber - large, historic, multi-disciplinary venue, including
screenings, at Halifax city centre.
Coast - weekly entertainment newspaper with listings, in Halifax.
Cinema Cooperative - restored a cinema with a cafe, and a film society, in Wolfville.
CHARLOTTETOWN, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
Island Media Arts Co-op - production co-op with screenings.
Main Film - production co-op with screenings.
Negative Collective - "experimental" film and performance art programmers.
Sunshine - new alternative microcinema with 16mm.
Cinéma Parallèle - long-standing alternative microcinema with 16mm, since 1967.
- Montreal English weekly entertainment newspaper with listings.
CANADA-WIDE FILM & VIDEO INFO RESOURCES
- network of 82 artist-run film/video/new media centres, (news in English
Studies Ass. of Canada - links to many "Film and Media Related Web Sites in Canada".
University - links to many "Film and Media Related Web Sites in Canada".
Online - links to websites
of 32 Canadian film and video artists.
Film Arts News - the Canadian public broadcaster's online,
daily, "Arts News" film page.
& Mail - Canada's national daily newspaper, some articles
on-line, Movies section Fridays.
Cinema - New in 2007! Canadian online film journal with a Canadian Film Wiki.
Stars - Canadians in the movies, including biographies & filmographies of 250 directors.
- Academy of Canadian Cinema listing of Canadian industry movies playing in Canada.
Art - national magazine & website listing events and 100s of galleries across Canada.
Art in Canada - by artist-run
Vtape Distribution, Toronto (Francais).
Photographic Historical Society of Canada - illustrated lectures, used equipment sales.
FILM / SUPER 8 VENUES & PROGRAMMERS
Flicker Screenings Chapters:
York City, Richmond,
Chapel Hill, Austin
- collectives with regular screenings of super 8 & 16mm, annual Attack of the 50' Reels screenings.
Park Film Center - filmmaking co-op
& microcinema, Los Angeles. S8, 8mm, 16mm, video.
San Francisco Cinematheque - screenings
Film Workshop - screenings & workshops in New York City. 16mm, super 8, video.
Film Archives - 2 small cinemas in NYC. Daily screenings, distribution, "avant-garde".
Unconscious - screenings of video, 16mm, super 8 in New York City.
NYC - New York Gay Experimental Film Festival in November - 8mm, super 8, 16mm, 35mm.
Pittsburgh Filmmakers - non-profit screenings,
workshops and equipment-access since 1971.
- Colorado Experimental Film Exposition in October - 8mm, super 8, 16mm, 35mm, no video.
- Florida Experimental Film/Video Festival in November with 8mm, super 8, 16mm, 35mm.
Handmade Film Institute - workshops, classes, and retreats in Colorado. Hand-processing.
USA SUPER 8 RESOURCES
8 Militia - small gauge guerrilla filmmaker initiative.
Blog in California.
Listings - international listings of "avant-garde"
film & video events,
Listserv - 600 members around the world discussing "avant-garde" film & video.
Filmmaker's List - open database of more than 1,000 filmmakers worldwide.
Add yourself to it!
USA - list of some annual used camera sales in USA.
Cinema - the original "avant-garde" film distributor in San Francisco.
Cameras - 16mm films and equipment, some super 8 supplies, in San Francisco.
New York Filmmakers Cooperative - as
above, in downtown Manhattan, New York City.
Super 8 Today - new magazine, available by subscription
only, from USA. 6 issues/year - $25US.
super 8 website - technical info, news, links.
Wheel - film & video co-op in Buffalo, NY, with screenings, super 8.
Lab - only lab in New York City processing super 8. Also 16mm, and transfers to video.
- lab in New Bedford, Mass., processing 8mm, 16mm, 35mm, and
transfers to video.
Film & Video Lab - in Los Angeles, including super
Lab - super 8 & 16mm cameras, film, processing, transfers,
etc., in Burbank, California.
Film & Video - as Pro8mm Lab, above, but in North Hollywood,
Velvia in super8 catridges is available from http://www.spectrafilmandvideo.com
Viewfinder - online listing of alternative events on the
Eastern Massachusetts film scene.
& Treadway - lab outside Boston, Massachusetts,
and non-profit website Little
& Video Services - super 8 & 16mm processing, transfers,
etc., in Minneapolis, MN.
Film - 16mm films and equipment, some super 8 supplies, in Orland Park, Ilinois.
UK & IRELAND
- super 8 store & lab with film, supplies, processing, transfers,
in London, UK
8 - annual screenings of "shoot & show"
super 8 films, organized from London, UK.
- film screening collective in London, England, showing 16mm, super 8 and video.
- film production co-op, London, with equipment inherited from the London Film Co-op.
Widescreen Centre - retail store
and lab with super 8 film, processing, cameras, in London.
- film screening collective in Leeds, England, with annual Evolution Festival in March.
and Shadow Cinema - screening collective in Newcastle, England (formerly Side Cinema).
Super 8 Group - runs an annual
super 8 festival in Cambridge, England..
EVT Magnetics - magnetic sound striping onto 16mm or super 8, in UK.
"Havenhurst", Ticehurst, Wadhurst, TN5 7HE, Kent. tel: 00 44 1580 200528.
- experimental film collective in Dublin, Ireland.
Film Club - monthly screenings
in a Dublin pub. 16mm, super 8, video.
Conversations - new online experimental film journal from Cork, Ireland.
Ireland - online store for films,
accessories and equipment from Galway, Ireland.
FRANCE & NETHERLANDS
- website in Paris, France with news, info, resources, etc.
Jeune Cinéma - weekly screenings,
annual festival Cinémas Différents in Paris, France.
- film gallery devoted to film as an art form, in Paris,
France, sells super 8 film stocks.
Cone - film distributor and exhibitor in Paris, France.
From Scratch - experimental film festival in three Netherlands cities, Jan/Feb.
- amazing film shop and museum in Amsterdam with hordes of super 8 equipment.
- cinema, screenings, workshops, production studio, with super 8 & 16mm, in Rotterdam.
Reversal Lab Netherlands - super 8 & 16mm processing, rentals, repairs in Rotterdam.
Bank - collector and distributor of experimental Dutch film and video, in Amsterdam.
Sounds - monthly screenings in Amsterdam of found films on 16mm, 8mm and super 8.
SPAIN, SWITZERLAND, CROATIA, TURKEY
Format - magazine from Germany. German or English editions. 6 issues/year - $79US.
schmalfilmtage - small format film festival, Dresden, Germany, 2 years every 3 years.
Filmwinter - annual experimental
media festival in January in Stuttgart, Germany.
Arsenal - regular experimental film
screenings in Berlin, Germany.
- store & lab with super 8 & 8mm film, processing, prints, transfers,
in Berlin, Germany.
Cinetec - film stock, supplies, equipment,
super 8, single 8, in Hamburg, Germany.
Velvia in super8 catridges is available from http://www.wittner-cinetec.com/ in
- Int'l. Short Film Festival Oberhausen, and the German Short Film Association.
Stefan Moeckel - the German "King of
Super 8" with 380 films since 1982, in Braunschweig.
Única - annual international super 8 film festival in December, in Madrid, Spain.
- Experimental Film & Video Festival in Zurich, May 26 - June
3, 2012. with super 8.
Vizija - experimental film & video production club, new in 2009, in Zagreb, Croatia.
& Noyan - super 8 film sales, processing, transfers,
camera rentals in Istanbul, Turkey.
Forum - two large theatres for indie film, and a small
one for experimental works, in Tokyo.
Enterprises - "the only film shop in Asia"
- equipment, repairs, supplies, single 8, in Tokyo.
8 Wiki - website in Europe with 1,700 articles about
equipment, film stocks, events, etc.
- website in England with news, info, resources, etc.
- directory of artist-run film labs, plus filmmaking tips & tech
info including super 8.
Camera Show Calendar - list of many annual used camera
sales in USA & Europe.
- eBay store w/ super 8 & 16mm film supplies. Good rep & prices.
Fast, in USA.
Directory - directory of 16mm services.