Film

Much Too Young

TVO preps Much Too Young

The pubcaster will also release four VR companion pieces, produced by Toronto’s Nomad Films and The Digital Generals.

Keep Talking

VIFF unveils doc lineup

The Vancouver festival added 10 documentaries to its Impact program, including a world premiere for Karen Lynn Weinberg’s Alaska-shot doc Keep Talking.

Cameron Bailey Piers Handling

TIFF ’17: Chaos, ‘bad ass women’ dominant themes

TIFF artistic director Cameron Bailey and CEO Piers Handling discuss the 2017 lineup and the decision to cut its programming by 20%.

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In Brief: Canadian projects selected for New York TV fest

Plus: The Ontario government is investing in culture sector training and Hot Docs is partnering on a London, U.K. screening series.

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eOne ups Carolyn Newman to SVP of scripted for U.S.

The former VP of development and production at Sphere Media will oversee the global studio’s U.S. slate.

Bluefin

Gravitas Ventures takes global rights to NFB doc Bluefin

The California-based distributor and sales agent is handling international sales on the project, except in Canada where the NFB is distributing.

Hot Sheet

What’s in demand online?

We’ve launched a new Hot Sheet that measures what Canadians are watching and talking about on the internet.

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Martin Carrier named president, CEO at Frima

The former Warner Bros. Games VP and studio head takes the reins at the Quebec-based digital studio from acting CEO Christian Daigle.

Room for Rent

Atlantic International Film Fest announces full lineup

Matthew Atkinson’s Room for Rent and Michael Melski’s The Child Remains are among the Canadian titles that will screen at the Halifax fest.

Catherine Bainbridge

Telefilm, Birks to honour Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, Mina Shum

Screenwriter Sherry White, director Catherine Bainbridge (pictured) and actor Amanda Brugel are also among this year’s recipients.

Whites new LED studio

Whites reveals new facilities at Toronto HQ

Chairman and CEO Paul Bronfman says the new LED studio and 7,000 square-foot production space will help alleviate Toronto’s studio space shortage.

Indian Horse

VIFF sets Canadian lineup

Stephen Campanelli’s Indian Horse is one of 18 features added to the festival, which has also announced its opening night film and five Canadian world premieres.