CBC unveils more Canada 150 programming
For the sesquicentennial, the pubcaster is taking viewers on a cross-country train trip with a new series from DHX and looking to our future with a show from White Pine.
A71 sells three features into the U.S.
The Toronto distributor has widened the remit of its business, acquiring the rights to three Canadian flicks, including My Ex Ex, and selling them south of the border.
In brief: Netflix acquires Banger Films doc, Women in View puts Five in Focus
The SVOD picks up Hip-Hop Evolution, Wexford Plaza heads to Slamdance, plus more news from the week.
Before the Streets wins big in Whistler
The debut feature from Chloe Leriche won awards for best Canadian feature and best director in the Borsos program.
Can a computer write the next indie hit?
Algorithm-generated storytelling: the pros and cons of taking some of the risk out of filmmaking.
Yannick Bisson to receive ACTRA Toronto Award of Excellence
The Murdoch Mysteries star will receive the prize, which has previously been awarded to Sarah Gadon and Tantoo Cardinal.
Photo gallery: 2016 Doc Institute Honours
Missed the third annual awards? Check out the who’s who from the Dec. 1 event.
How Tyson Caron landed in the director’s chair
Lovesick, backed by eOne and Telefilm, debuts at the Whistler Film Festival today.
Cancon undervalued in int’l markets: CRTC hearings
The domestic regulatory system needs to incentivize broadcasters to take more risks and invest more in R&D, eOne’s John Morayniss told the commission.
eOne takes equity stake in L.A.’s Canvas Media
Tied into the agreement is a first-look deal that will see the pair collaborating on the development and production of scripted series.
Chris McDonald wins DOC Institute prize
The Hot Docs president and filmmaker Alethea Arnaquq-Baril picked up trophies at yesterday’s ceremony.
Production underway on The Humanity Bureau
The film stars Nicholas Cage and is the second in a six-picture deal between Minds Eye Entertainment, Bridgegate Pictures and VMI Worldwide.