Best of the Year: Secret Location
After spending seven years as a predominantly service-based company, the digital content studio is putting its eggs in the original-IP basket.
NFB takes up a new residence in Toronto’s downtown
How changing needs and increased inter-studio collaboration prompted the National Film Board to relocate its Ontario operations after 25 years.
NSI names First Features participants
All-In Madonna, from the writer/producer team of Suzie Winters and Arnold Lim, was among four projects selected for the program.
Breakthrough bolsters distribution team
The Toronto company has upped Owen Kelly as it continues to expand its senior ranks and grow its distribution business.
Reign to end after season four
Producers of the historical drama are currently working on the 78th and final episode.
Quebecor Fund distributes nearly $2M across seven projects
La Voix season five was among the projects to receive funding through the Main Television Production Assistance Program.
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.