Film

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Reelworld selects Emerging 20 participants

Kim’s Convenience star Simu Liu and The Breadwinner‘s Ali Badshah are among those selected for the development program.

Roxann Whitebean

Indigenous voices on the rise: Roxann Whitebean

Keep your eye on the Thunder Blanket writer/director/producer, who is boldly tackling the personal, political and otherworldly to build her body of work.

Canadian Academy board

In Brief: Canadian Academy adds three to board

Plus: Bron secures $50M in credit and Brown Girl Begins gets world premiere.

Michelle Latimer

Indigenous voices rising: Michelle Latimer

Following the world premiere of her short Nuuca at TIFF, the Rise filmmaker talks finding wide audiences for Indigenous content.

Rezolution Pictures

Indigenous voices rising: Rezolution Pictures

Following the success of Rumble: The Indians who Rocked the World, the Montreal prodco is looking for international opportunities and to expand its series slate.

Great Great Great

A71 takes Canadian rights to Great Great Great

The second feature from Adam Garnet Jones will have a special theatrical release across 16 cities this October.

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Quebecor Fund distributes $624K across four projects

New works from Denys Arcand and Les 3 P’Tits Cochons 2 producer Christian Larouche are among those to received coin.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Sept. 8 to 14, 2017

De Pere En Flic 2 continues to top the chart, with Le Probleme D’Infiltration at #2 and Bon Cop Bad Cop 2 at # 3.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Sept. 8 to 14, 2017

It takes the #1 spot, with Home Again at #2 and The Hitman’s Bodyguard at #3.

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Indigenous voices rising: Eagle Vision

Taken exec producers Lisa Meeches and Kyle Irving talk staying ahead of storytelling trends, using critical acclaim to build opportunities and the work that still needs to be done.

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Raven Banner pacts with 9 Light, Red Motion

The new production entity Hangar 18 Media aims to leverage the companies’ development, production and distribution businesses to create original content.

Landmark Cinemas

Landmark Cinemas sold to Belgium’s Kinepolis Group

Landmark’s 44 Canadian theatres will not be rebranded and its management team will remain in place.