Singapore Film News Portal since 2006

Indie film charity changing the world

14 November 2010


Indie film charity changing the world

Jacob Medjuck used to say that his debut movie, Summerhood, was fun — but it wouldn’t change the world.

And now it’s changing the world.

Medjuck, 34, learned filmmaking the hard way. The Halifax native was almost a mechanical engineer but he quit a semester short of graduating because he got accepted at film school.

“Ever buy a chocolate bar to support the high school choir or a sports team?” asks Medjuck. “It’s the same thing, only instead of selling chocolate bars, we sell tickets to independent films — the ones that win at Berlin, Sundance, SXSW. They’re all on board.”

Read the full story here >>

via Toronto Sun

Leave a comment