Living the New Economy Keynote: Mark Lakeman & Ian MacKenzie

Kicking off 6-days of fantastic events for this year’s Living the New Economy in Vancouver, is a dynamic-duo keynote from Vancouver’s own new paradigm filmmaker Ian MacKenzie (Occupy Love, Sacred Economics, Reactor, One Week Job) and visionary placemaker and permaculturist Mark Lakeman (founder of City Repair, Portland). This is the evening that will set theContinue reading »

Changing Reactions – Behind the scenes of ‘Reactor’

THE CATASTROPHE at Fukushima presents the opportunity to re-evaluate basic assumptions about energy and technology but the temptation to double down on business as usual becomes incredibly strong. Will our species obtain a paradigm shift in the face of an energy emergency? Could we create new models for business that regenerate ecological functions rather thanContinue reading »

Be Brave (2014)

Directors: Daniel Northcott & Mikki Willis Additional Camera & Crowdfunding Strategist: Ian MacKenzie SYNOPSIS: Daniel was an aspiring filmmaker that filmed his travels through 42 countries intending to make a movie about the world’s interconnectedness from the Cellular level of life to the Universal. After 8 years of filming Daniel became terminally ill and diedContinue reading »

What is the Evolutionary Impulse? – Andrew Cohen

IN NOV 2012, I was invited by a friend who works with spiritual teacher Andrew Cohen to interview him during a visit to Vancouver. Intrigued, I accepted the invite. Aside from being a longtime teacher and founder of EnlightenNext magazine, I had heard somewhat of the controversy surrounding Andrew. There have been allegations of manipulationContinue reading »

Occupy Love (2013)

Director: Velcrow Ripper Co-producers: Ian MacKenzie & Nova Ami SYNOPSIS: Join acclaimed director Velcrow Ripper (Scared Sacred, Fierce Light) on a journey deep inside the revolution of the heart that is erupting around the planet, as he asks the question, “How could the crisis we are facing become a love story?” Occupy Love explores theContinue reading »