FILM Articles

IMAX’s Q2 earnings climb as Hollywood’s summer B.O. falls


A growing international presence is helping IMAX offset a handful of disappointing performers at the box office.

Cimoroni & Company to produce 2015 CSAs


The sports marketing and events expert will helm next year’s Canadian Screen Awards ceremony, with Rick Chisholm executive producing. (Dan Cimoroni pictured)

Ron Mann’s Altman to screen in Venice


The Canadian director’s long-awaited ninth film chronicles the life of the late American director.

How Andrew Cymek’s Dark Rising spawned a franchise


The veteran genre writer/director has a bigger budget and cast for Dark Rising: Warrior of Worlds, now airing on Super Channel.

Northern Ontario ‘perfect fit’ for Lost and Found


As production wraps on the feature film, producer Jordan Barker tells Playback why shooting in Sault Ste. Marie made sense for the under $2 million film.

Canada continues to wrest film, TV work from California: report


The California Film Commission blames Canada as it releases its latest annual progress report on the state’s film and TV tax credit program.

Roadside picks up Mommy for U.S. distribution


The deal will see the Xavier Dolan film released stateside in the first quarter of 2015.

Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films July 11, 2014 to July 17, 2014


La vari du faux is the #1 Canadian film at the box office this week, while The Grand Seduction sits at #2.

Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs June 30, 2014 to July 6, 2014


The LEGO Movie continues to top the DVD chart, with 300: Rise of an Empire holds on to the #2 spot.

Hot Sheet: Top 10 films July 11, 2014 to July 17, 2014


Dawn of the Planet of the Apes takes the top spot at the box office this week, with Transformers: Age of Extinction coming in at #2.

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