Marc Glassman

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Multiple winner Walker still shines on A Winter Tan

Fresh off a win at the Banff World TV Festival for Best Canadian project (Passage), filmmaker John Walker says: ‘Life is good.’ The director and cinematographer has won one Genie and five Gemini Awards over 23 years in both documentary and fiction categories.

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30 candles for Canada’s Academy

The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television ushered in an era of glitz, glamour and national media awareness of this country’s filmmakers 30 years ago when PR was nothing but a dream north of Hollywood.

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Polka Dot won gold in final season

Michael McNamara, co-CEO of Markham Street Films, producers of the upcoming David Bezmozgis feature Victoria Day, directed and helped co-write the TVO hit Polka Dot Shorts, which won the best preschool series at the 2000 Geminis.

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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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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.