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Bob Jackson Remembers the Odeon, Invitational Preview.

The Odeon cinema that stood for 30 + years at the edge of Canada is remembered today as a highlight of a by-gone era in Windsor’s social and entertainment history. In the 1960’s, Windsor had an establishment of successful cinema’s operating including several theatres and a few popular drive-ins. Each of these venues featured something that …

The Windsor Film Society

The Windsor Film Society is something that every film buff in Windsor will want to know about. Outside of Silvercity and Devonshire’s small Classic Films Series, Windsorite’s do not really have a lot of options for seeing older movies. WIFF, and the newly devised WIFF365 which seeks to show movies at least once a month …

Presenting the Talented Local Make-Up Artist: Monika Preteroti

Monika Preteroti has been doing make-up professionally for almost 6 years. From being the friend in high school that everyone asked, “can you do my make-up?”, to working in beauty shops, with theatre groups, and now running her own successful business, Monika says, “it’s kind of been something I’ve always done.” Like most artists with …

A Brief History of Windsor Cinema Review

Over the 20thcentury, Windsor was home to almost 20 movie theatres of various size and success. A few of them, for the better part of that century, had a glorious run in this city and were staples of the local entertainment culture; two of them – The Olde Walkerville Theatre, and the Capitol Theatre, still …

Casting Call for Cinematic Windsor!!!

We’re looking for committed, creative and energetic people that want to star in indie short videos set right here in the city of roses.  Now is your opportunity to get in on the ground floor with our web-site as we break ground on a new feature: videos.  The auditions are for people ages 18-25, but …

Big City Lights 2

Windsor’s Jackson Park is again lit up with festive Christmas lights and designs for the holiday season. This year’s festive opening featured a speech from the mayor making this feel already like a much loved civic event. Train rides, hot chocolate, face painting, and other attractions – like guys on stilts and guys in Santa …

Five Great Things About Windsor

Intimate Neighbourhoods Windsor is comprised of many smaller neighbourhoods all woven together to form one tightly knit little city. In any one of them you’ll find lovely walking routes, neighbourhood parks and green spaces, the beautiful architecture of schools built in the early 1900’s, and a community of citizens that know and support each other. …

The Ontario Film & Television Tax Credit

The Ontario Film & Television Tax Credit is a key reason Hollywood shoots movies in Toronto as often as they do; and something that Windsor can capitalize on to draw new industry. The OFTTC is a refundable tax credit for Ontario labour expenses from a qualifying production company with respect to an eligible Ontario based …