Bon Cop’s Canuel to direct January’s My Oma
Julia Rosenberg producing with Germany’s Andro Steinborn
Colony doc makes a buzz
TIFF film about the mass disappearance of bees to be handled worldwide by E1
Baruchel re-teams with Tierneys
Trotsky star to work with father-and-son duo again on forthcoming Notre Dame de Grace
Equinoxe bows out of distribution
Loss of capital from France Film leaves production side in question after distribution business shuts down
Contemporary World Cinema: Suck
In a seedy motel somewhere along Mississauga’s lakeshore, director Rob Stefaniuk is shooting a scene in which a sleazy rocker is about to be fellated by a goth princess.
A culturecrat liberated: Q&A with Danny Chalifour
When Danny Chalifour joined Telefilm in 1987 it was for a six-month contract. The young producer was looking to immerse himself in the business and Telefilm offered a prime spot to learn the trade from the inside out.
When Ivan Reitman saw Natalie at TIFF in 2003, he didn’t care for the movie but he wanted to acquire the remake rights. ‘It seemed like a great idea that wasn’t realized.’
Sherry and Cianciotta back in the distribution game
Boutique distributor D Films starts up ahead of TIFF, looking to acquire ‘sizable’ films
Did you hear the one about the film funding agency that tried to start a comedy factory?
Two years later, where is Canada on piracy?
Two years ago, Ottawa enacted legislation criminalizing camcording in cinemas. And yet in May, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative placed Canada on its Priority Watch List – claiming ‘estimated trade losses due to copyright piracy’ in Canada in 2008 of US$742 million.