Gimli names competition finalists
Filmmakers including Jared Adams and Alex Kristiansen will pitch their short film concept to a panel at the Gimli Film Festival for a chance to win $10,000 in funding.
Bron launches animation studio on Vancouver Island
The new studio space, located in Duncan, is for the in-house production of Bron Studios’ animation Henchmen (pictured) and other upcoming projects.
TeenNick picks up Mission: 4Count
The Tricon Kids & Family reality music series will bow stateside on July 6.
Syfy picks up season three of Bitten
Bell Media’s Space announced a third season of the supernatural thriller series in May.
Productions J ceases TV operations
Julie Snyder’s production company, which handles La Voix and Star Academie, is getting out of the TV game following a dispute with the government over tax credits.
Nova Scotia updates production fund guidelines
The Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Incentive Fund, which comes into effect this week, has added new elements since draft guidelines were released June 2.
Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films June 19, 2015 to June 25, 2015
Antoine et Marie is the top Canadian film for the week of June 19 to June 25, with La passion d’Augustine at #2.
World Cup: Canada quarter-final scores record viewers
An average audience of 3.2 million viewers tuned in to watch Canada’s loss to England on Saturday in the FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Hot Sheet: Top 10 films June 19, 2015 to June 25, 2015
Jurassic Park tops the Canadian box office chart for the week of June 19 to June 25, while Inside Out debuts at #2.
Diamond Tongues lands U.S. distribution
Pavan Moondi and Brian Robertson’s film will get a stateside release via boutique distributor Factory 25.
ACCT expands Yangaroo partnership
The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television has expanded its use of the Yangaroo Awards platform for the CSAs. (ACCT exec Louis Calabro pictured.)
Column: Setting up shop in the U.S. may be easier than you think
Immigration lawyer Lorraine P. D’Alessio suggests strategies for entertainment professionals considering expanding to, or working in, the U.S.
Gallery: CFC Garden Party 2015
A selection of photos from the Canadian Film Centre’s annual Garden Party.
What do a goat, a rom-com and an ‘Angel’ have in common?
A 1980s-set short to air on CBC from Saskatchewan’s Angel Entertainment, loosely based on the province’s most famous goat (obviously).
Corus launches TreehouseGO
The company kicks off its TV Everywhere strategy with the preschool-focused app.