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Spinning Reels Bursary Award 2017

This year for the ninth annual Spinning Reels Bursary, we are happy to announce that we gave two awards of $1,000 to two local students. The proud recipients of Spinning Reels bursary are John Kahn and Jesse Ricottone John attended … Continue reading

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Our Newest Bursary Winner is Moira Western!

Moira is from Springdale Park, Bracebridge. She attended BMLSS and has been accepted to the University of Toronto to undertake her Bachelor of Arts with a major in drama and a French minor. Moira’s aim is be a professional actor, then a drama … Continue reading

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Change in Up-coming Season Schedule!

In order for Brian and Gina to have a bit of a holiday, Spinning Reels will not begin its season until later in September than is customary. Our first screening will be on Monday, September 26th. Watch for our movie listings!

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Women in Film Festival- Sunday, March 8, 2015 Huntsville

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Muskoka Filmmakers Featured- copies available!!

On Monday, January 19th, 2015 Spinning Reels proudly screened ‘Presentations of Muskoka’ an evening devoted to images and creativity of renowned Muskoka movie makers. Three movies were shown, with their creators there to speak about their films. THE WINTER CAMP … Continue reading

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Spinning Reels makes $2, 000 donation to the Food Bank

As a result of the unparallelled support of the Spinning Reels community through its attendance over the past eight months, on behalf of those movie-goers, Spinning Reels made a donation of $2,000 to the Manna Food Bank in time for the … Continue reading

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Three Spinning Reels Bursary Winners!

Josh Ronson, Michelle Hollingshead and Melinda Wilson have indicted that their bursaries will assist not only with the cost of tuition, materials and residence, but also provided a boost of confidence as they head off to study this fall. We look forward to seeing their … Continue reading

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2014 Student Bursary is now available- Deadline June 6, 2014

Hey, STUDENTS! Are you in your final year of high school with plans next year to go to college or university to study Film Studies, Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences, Animation Arts Programs, Film and Television Production, Theatre Arts – … Continue reading

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Women in Film Festival Screening March 8, 2014

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Spinning Reels 2013 Bursary Winner Announced

It’s good news for local student Tori Wines, as she is the proud recipient of Spinning Reels fourth annual bursary. Tori attended BMLSS and actively participated there, she was Deputy Prime Minister for Student Parliament. She is a member of … Continue reading

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