Marc Glassman

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Genie’s ‘plumbing’ never the same after a lively party

Documentary activist and two-time Genie winner Velcrow Ripper recalls winning his first award for the lyrical ecological feature Bones of the Forest. (His second Genie came for ScaredSacred in 2004.)

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Big win for White Pine

Hot Docs’ Toronto Documentary Forum concluded with Canwest commissioning editor Sara Jane Flynn handing the $40,000 prize for best Canadian pitch to White Pine Pictures for its project The Team.

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Living on the edge

Canada’s national treasure keeps reinventing itself. That’s how the National Film Board stays edgy at 70. That’s how it wins countless awards worldwide, including a dozen Oscars.

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Stephanie Azam’s amazing adventure

‘I want us to have a great industry,’ says Stephanie Azam, the recently appointed head of Telefilm Canada’s English-language feature film productions. Not naïve but certainly enthusiastic, Azam fixes her eyes intently on the goal ahead: 5% of the box office for Canadian film.

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Best intentions, little drama at Good Pitch

Filmmakers eager to pitch socially responsible projects gathered on Thursday at the first North American Good Pitch session at…

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Big win for White Pine

The Toronto Documentary Forum concluded on a high note when Canwest commissioning editor Sara Jane Flynn handed the $40,000…

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Pitches face tough crowd at Hot Docs

There was a lot of pitching but very little catching at the festival’s Toronto Documentary Forum…

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Stormy start for Hot Docs

With a rainstorm raging outside, the Hot Docs festival got off to a damp start at Toronto’s historic…

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Feces to be pitched at doc forum

Acclaimed curmudgeon Christopher Hitchens will personally present one, while tabloid mainstay Angelina Jolie will produce one of the 30 projects…

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Genies’ red-carpet ride to Parliament Hill

The Genie Awards ceremony has played in Toronto since its inception in 1980, with the exception of a couple of botched road trips down Highway 401 to Montreal in the mid-’90s. If those moves were made to appease the French, they didn’t work.

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A capital idea to move the Genies to Ottawa

In a wily pseudo-political move, the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television is moving the 29th Genie Awards show live to the nation’s capital for the first time.

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Ontario productions are budding

Ontario took giant strides towards creating an ecologically friendly motion picture sector last year, and although production was noticeably down, the stage is set to reduce the industry’s carbon footprint this year.