Carsten Knox

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Animation award commemorates Hill

New prize is named in honor of Halifax artist to provide funding, services and equipment. Murder of noted filmmaker still unsolved

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Halifax’s Egg Hatches new shop

HALIFAX — Egg Films, an East Coast television, radio and print production house, has launched a full-service post-production facility in Halifax called Hatch Post.

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CBC Maritimes experiments online

New cross-platform effort to be tested on East Coast using original and local content for the Net, DVD and TV

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Thorne scores twice at AFF

Local darling ends Atlantic Film Festival with wins for best director for Just Buried and best original screenplay for Poor Boy’s Game, shared with Clement Virgo

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Producers connect at Strategic Partners

Tenth annual copro meet up in Halifax draws a crowd, including Peter Greenaway and French producer Georges Campana. Camelia Frieberg reports ‘good progress’ on her new projects

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Nova Scotia ups tax credit

Premier raises rebate to 50%, up from 35%, at opening gala of Atlantic Film Festival

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Nova Scotians call for higher tax credit

A newly formed lobby group wants the province to offer at least 50% back on labor costs, and is pleading its case directly to Premier Rodney MacDonald

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Growing Op takes root

HALIFAX — The Growing Op’s lights are on. A production office for the $1.7-million feature has opened in Moncton, NB, and the 22-day shoot begins Aug. 25. Feature first-timer Michael Melski wrote, directs and produces with Monique Leblanc, Doug Pettigrew and Rick Warden. Thom Fitzgerald is the executive producer.

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Thorne set to shine at AFF

Halifax: Local product Chaz Thorne will be the star of the Atlantic Film Festival’s opening weekend. The Haligonian hyphenate produced and cowrote Clement Virgo’s Poor Boy’s Game and coproduced, wrote and directed Just Buried, his feature helming debut. Both will screen at the fest.

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Homegrown films and a focus on France

Halifax: The 27th edition of the Atlantic Film Festival will feature a trio of highly anticipated homegrown productions, including opening gala Shake Hands with the Devil and a pair of titles involving rising local writer/director Chaz Thorne.

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Growing Op takes root

Feature first-timer Michael Melski starts work on his comic drama about the weed trade under exec producer Thom Fitzgerald

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More Stone for Selleck

More Stone for SelleckThe Jesse Stone franchise, about a small-town New England detective with a drinking problem, played by Tom Selleck, is returning to Halifax for a fifth edition. Jesse Stone: Thin Ice has opened a production office in Halifax, with the expected start date in August.