CSAs ‘17: Juste la fin du Monde leads film nominations
Xavier Dolan’s latest picked up nine nominations, with Race close behind at eight.
In Brief: TFCA prize to be split; eOne’s new VP, int’l sales
The winner of the Rogers Best Canadian Film will share the $100,000 award, Danishka Esterhazy to get Sundance honour and more news of the week.
Programming Profile: Syfy’s Chris Regina
The SVP of program strategy at the U.S. net on what he wants to hear in a pitch, what producers can learn from Z Nation and why Sharknado was a success.
Did the Workin’ Moms marketing campaign pay off?
It was hard to miss CBC’s massive promotional campaign for its new original comedy, which helped net the premiere 1.2 million viewers.
Randall Okita to receive inaugural John Dunning Discovery Award
The ACCT has announced the recipients of three Special Awards to be presented at the CSAs on Mar. 12.
Cineflix Media partners with producer Andre Barro
The Montreal producer/distributor and former VP of Handel Productions will work to bolster the company’s international coproduction business.
Bristow Global Media ups Marlo Miazga
The newly appointed VP of content replaces former head of content Claire Adams who left in September last year.
Hello Destroyer wins big with VFCC
Kevan Funk’s debut feature took home five awards from the Vancouver critics’ association.
TFCA names The Stairs best Canadian feature
Director Hugh Gibson won the $100,000 prize at a gala held Tuesday in Toronto.
eOne’s Peppa Pig launches on Nick Jr. India
The global entertainment studio is also prepping for the retail launch of the brand in the country.
ACCT to honour Christopher Plummer
The veteran actor will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards.
Why the ACCT needed a rebrand
CEO Beth Janson on how the industry organization can better promote and support Cancon.