April 4, 2022

No Ordinary Man on CBC

“Complicated, beautiful and historically unrivalled, this groundbreaking film shows what is possible when a community collaborates to honour the legacy of an unlikely hero.” – CBC documentary channel If you haven’t yet had the chance to watch No Ordinary Man, the genre-bending documentary will be showing on CBC documentary channel the following dates: Sun, April […]

March 2, 2022

Watch No Ordinary Man on Blue-ray and DVD

No Ordinary Man is now out on Blu-ray and DVD! This genre-defying documentary celebrates the life of musician and trans culture icon Billy Tipton by foregrounding leading voices in the trans community, including Marquise Vilsón, Scott Turner Schofield, Susan Stryker, C.Riley Snorton, and Thomas Page McBee, among others. For the Canadian audience, physical copies are now […]

December 9, 2021

Best Movies of 2021: No Ordinary Man featured by The New Yorker

While The Indie Wire recently featured No Ordinary Man on their predictions for Best Documentary – Feature at the Oscars 2022, Aisling Chin-Yee and Chase Joynt’s documentary on the life of Billy Tipton is now listed as one of the best movies of 2021 in The New Yorker. Richard Brody writes: “In the empathetic, self-questioning vision of […]

November 19, 2021

MAIN FILM: SODEC Grant Writing Workshop with Marie-Michèle Cyr

As part of Main Film’s workshop series on documentary cinema, producer Marie-Michèle will be giving a workshop on SODEC grant writing for emerging filmmakers looking to submit a grant application for the SODEC Emerging Program. Drawing on her experience, MM will help review applications with participants and cover different strategies to optimize applications. The workshop […]

November 11, 2021

RIDM Forum 2021: Filmmaker Eva-Loan joins the Talent Lab cohort!

For this year’s RIDM Talent Lab, artist and filmmaker Eva-Loan Ponton-Pham will participate with her project Con Nhang – Enfants d’encens.  Between November 13 and 15, the talent lab cohort will have access to creative sharing activities, workshops, and presentations led by local as well as international professionals from the documentary industry. The Talent Lab is a […]

October 12, 2021

No Ordinary Man nominated for the 2021 DGC Awards

We are proud to share that Chase Joynt and Aisling Chin-Yee’s incredible work on No Ordinary Man is nominated for the 2021 Directors Guild of Canada’s Allan King Award for Excellence in Documentary. In addition, we are excited that Aisling Chin-Yee is nominated in the category of Best Picture Editing – Documentary. Tune in on twitter and youtube […]