Fichman alone has devoted $10-million of his Telefilm Canada grant money to the venture.
My opinion: Yeah, I watched that show and him back then.
The Nova Scotia director popped up on Fichman’s radar after he entered a trailer (shot on a mini DVD camera for $120) into an international competition sponsored by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez. Eisener won – and while he was in Los Angeles for Grindhouse’s 2007 premiere, Fichman called.
Oct. 10, 2016 "Herland puts women behind the camera": I found this article by Elizabeth Renzetti in the Globe and Mail on Oct. 7, 2016:
And found none. Alberta, and the rest of the Canadian filmmaking world, leans heavily male.