Don’t miss the upcoming deadline: Production financing: May 7, 2018 | Discoverability financing more than $75,000: May 7, 2018


#RethinkTheDrink was a student-focused, cross-country Talkback Tour that leveraged the documentary Girls’ Night Out to spark conversation about binge-drinking culture at post-secondary institutions.

“Girls’ Night Out tackles the prevalent and often dangerous culture of binge drinking and young women, with the eye of a reporter, the curiosity of an anthropologist, and the sometimes-wounded heart of a teenage girl.”
- CBC Firsthand

Girls’ Night Out is a provocative point-of-view documentary exploring issues related to alcohol and alcohol-related harms among young people.

In association with the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, the #RethinkTheDrink Talkback Tour leveraged the film Girls’ Night Out to engage students in an innovative peer-to-peer discussion around their alcohol consumption.

The #RethinkTheDrink tour visited 22 universities and colleges across Canada in 2016, from St. John’s, Newfoundland to Victoria, British Columbia motivating youth to think critically about binge-drinking culture and enact positive change in their lives.

White Pine Pictures

White Pine Pictures is an independent, Canadian film and television production company based in Toronto. For 39 years White Pine Pictures has engaged audiences worldwide with compelling stories in documentary and dramatic form. Under the leadership of Peter Raymont, our film, television, and interactive productions have earned over 76 awards, including Genies, Geminis, several Gold and Silver Hugos and The Sesterce d’Argent.

Project Details

Release Date February 26, 2016
Content Component(s) Live Event Tour, TV One-Off
Episode(s) 1 x 60 mins
Genre(s) Documentary
Language(s) English
Target Audience(s) Adults, Youth
Health & Wellness Subject Area(s) Mental Health
No results


Documentary, TV One-Off

With this documentary, Alexandre Taillefer seeks to understand what caused the suicide of Thomas, his 14-year-old son. He focuses on the mental health of young Quebecers and explores the impact of the virtual world on the real world. He wants to improve online detection of suicidal ideation as well as mental health prevention.

Learn more

Longevity Road Trip

Application, TV series, Website

Five couples hit the road looking for ways to stay young and live longer

Learn more

Sweet Dreams for Chiyo

TV One-Off, Webisodes, Website

Rhiana and Kaz Ehara’s world turns upside-down when their daughter Chiyo is diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.

Learn more