A freelance writer with a strong focus on film, Katherine Brodsky has contributed to publications such as Variety, Entertainment Weekly, Playboy Magazine, Mashable, USA Weekend, MovieMaker Magazine, Backstage, Stage Directions, Elle Canada, Canadian Screenwriter, Complex, the Georgia Straight, and many others. For her stories, Katherine has had a chance to interview a diverse range of ‘intriguing’ personalities, including Oscar, Emmy, Pulitzer, Tony, and Noble Prize winners & nominees. Follow her on Twitter @mysteriouskat or at katherinebrodsky.com
Articles by Katherine Brodsky
This year had several worthy nominees and they were well-recognized. Although as a whimsical musical fan, I was rooting for “La La Land” as Best Picture, having finally caught up on “Moonlight” a few nights prior, I recognized what a great film it was as well. But here’s a sad fact: This year’s Oscar ceremony will be remembered most for the hiccup at the end rather than anything in between. Every year, I tune in to the Oscars telecast hoping for a great show, thinking that this year will be the one. Read more on AWARDS INTELLIGENCERread more
At the Whistler Film Festival Awards Brunch on Sunday, December 6, the Alliance of Women Film Journalists (AWFJ) recognized the outstanding achievements by four women filmmakers by presenting its prestigious EDA Awards at the festival for the third consecutive year. Read more…read more
The Alliance of Women Film Journalists Inc. (AWFJ) is partnering with Whistler Film Festival 2015, held from December 2 to 6 in Whistler, British Columbia, to present juried AWFJ EDA Awards for Best Female-Directed Fiction Feature and Best Female-Directed Documentary Feature. This is the third consecutive year of the partnership between Whistler Film Festival and AWFJ to recognize and honor excellent work by female directors. Read on…read more
The Whistler Film Festival (WFF) was founded some 14 years ago by Shauna Hardy Mishaw, its current executive director. Over time, WFF emerged as a significant player within the Canadian film fest circuit. Known for its intimate, casual environment, WFF is a major draw for filmmakers and industry leaders alike (this year, industry attendance doubled!).
Mishaw’s loyal and tireless admin team consists largely of women, most of whom have been with the festival for many years, supporting WFF through its ups and downs and setting the stage for film-centric hospitality for which WFF is known. filmmakers and industry honchos mingle, and deals are made not only through scheduled one-on-one meetings, but also in the hot tub or on the ski slopes. Read on…read more