Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

May 20th, 2013

Interview with Vanessa Matsui Actress & Co-Founder, Crankytown.ca Vanessa Matsui is an actor (Seed on Rogers TV), and the co-creator of the Gemini nominated Crankytown.ca with Canadian actress Liane Balaban (New Waterford Girl, Supernatural) and costume designer, Jenna Wright.  Crankytown is an interactive site about periods that features videos, stories and poems from artists such as Feist, Emma Thompson […]

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Jezebel

May 20th, 2013

Crankyfest: The Film Festival For Movies About Menstruation. Crankytown, the interactive website about periods featuring videos, stories and poems from celebs like Feist, Emma Thompson, and Jessica Paré, is launching a film festival—Crankyfest—that will focus on short films about periods, and are accepting submissions. Films can be from any genre, as long as they are […]

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The Globe and Mail

May 8th, 2013

CULTURE Why three women are trying to build a film fest around menstruation JAMES ADAMS THE GLOBE AND MAIL Last updated Monday, Jan. 21 2013, 8:32 AM EST Liane Balaban, Jenna Wright and Vanessa Matsui (left to right) are co-founders of Crankytown.ca (Moe Doiron/The Globe and Mail) It’s been more than a quarter-century since a […]

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