Hothouse 5

The Time I Changed My Mind

September – November, 2008

About Hothouse 5

Dates: September – November, 2008
Theme: “The Time I Changed My Mind”
Mentoring Directors: Steve Woloshen, Alison Loader, Janet Perlman

This fifth edition of Hothouse brings together 6 promising new talents from across Canada to spend three intensive months working on their first professional film within the filmmaking community at the NFB.

The films range from the poetic to the absurd, using hand-made puppets, pen-drawings, collage, photography and innovative blends of mixed techniques to create six 1-minute films.

To match the range of proposals and personalities this year we have invited, not one, but a trio of talented filmmakers to collaborate as part of the mentoring crew.

Mentoring Team:

Steve Woloshen
Mentoring Director

Alison Loader
Mentoring Director

Janet Perlman
Mentoring Director

Luigi Allemano
Composer/Sound Designer

Sue Gourley
Digital Imaging Specialist

Maral Mohammadian
Associate Producer

Michael Fukushima

David Verrall
Executive Producer

Watch and own Hothouse Films


  • Hothouse 10
  • Hothouse 9
  • Hothouse 8
  • Hothouse 7
  • Hothouse 6
  • Hothouse 5
  • Hothouse 4
  • Hothouse 3
  • Hothouse 2
  • Hothouse 1

Previous Hothouse editions are also available on DVD.
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