Hey, Toronto! Win Tickets to Our 'Behind The Lens' event!

Gfw Staff

Four Incredible Directors. Four Inspiring Stories. 

On April 9th we'll be putting on a unique event in Toronto where four highly talented, critically acclaimed filmmakers (below) will each share their stories about the trials and tribulations of getting their films made. And guess what, we're giving you the opportunity to be there on the night and put your own questions to the directors. We have fifteen pairs of tickets to give away, so grab 'em while you can by entering our competition below. 



Named as one of Variety's 10 directors to watch in 2010, J Blakeson is best known for directing the Gemma Arterton thriller The Disappearance of Alice Creed (2009).


The Toronto-born Kondracki made her feature directorial debut with The Whistleblower (2010), a gripping drama  starring Rachel Weisz and Monica Bellucci.


Barry Jenkins is an award-winning filmmaker based in Oakland, California. His feature film debut, Medicine for Melancholy, was hailed as one of the best films of 2009 by A.O. Scott of The New York Times. 


Nashef’s debut feature is Detroit Unleaded, a brilliant romantic comedy which she wrote, directed and produced, won our very own Grolsch Film Works Discovery Award. Need we say any more?

We have 15 pairs of tickets to give away, to be in with a chance of winning a pair all you have to do is drop us an email at competitions@grolschfilmworks.com with 'Behind The Lens Competition' as the subject. All winners will be chosen at random and notified by email. 

Good luck, y'all!

- The event will take place on April 9th in Toronto. 
- The event will be live-streamed on grolschfilmworks.com at 7.30pm, EDT, 9th April. Keep your eyes peeled! 
- TIFF Festival Programmer Jane Schoettle will introduce each of the directors, show clips from their films, encourage discussion between the filmmakers, and invite the audience to ask questions. 
- Questions can also be tweeted ahead of the event using the #behindthelens hashtag.
- Photos from the event will be posted on grolschfilmworks.com the next day. 

Terms & Conditions

1. Competition will close on 4 April, 2013.
2. Prize for x15 winners: x2 tickets to our 'Behind The Lens' event in Toronto on April 9th.
3. The winners will be picked at random and contacted by the site.
4. Eligibility
: This contest is open to all Canadian readers of Grolsch Film Works who are currently aged 19 or over. SABMiller employees, or those who work for their agencies are illegible for this contest.

5. The prize does not include transportation.
6. There is no cash or other alternative to the prize stated and the prize is not transferable and no part or parts of the prize may be substituted for other benefits, items or additions.

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