Film

Below Her Mouth

Elle Driver takes int’l sales rights to Below Her Mouth

The Serendipity Point Films feature is being distributed by Elevation Pictures in Canada.

Mothers and Daughters

Deals: PNP, Boat Rocker, CTV, AMBI

Pacific Northwest Pictures (PNP) acquires the Canadian rights to Paige Cameron’s Mothers & Daughters (pictured), plus more deals of the week.

How to Plan an Orgy

Coming Soon: How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town

Andrew Hunt shares Northern Banner’s day-and-date distribution strategy for How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town, premiering in select theatres starting May 13.

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Sandra Kleinfeld named senior director of documentary at CBC

The position was created following the departure of CBC’s long-time director of doc programming, Mark Starowicz, last year. (Kleinfeld pictured.)

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Licensing, merchandising org LIMA launches in Toronto

The organization has identified Canada as having the world’s fifth-largest market for trademark licensing. (Director of LIMA’s Toronto office Andrew Menceles pictured.)

Vegas Rat Rods

In brief: Discovering the Bermuda Triangle, TIFF features Lagos

Discovery original explores the Bermuda Triangle, Vegas Rat Rods (pictured) begins filming season three, plus more news.

Window Horses

Two Canadian features to screen in competition at Annecy

Window Horses (pictured) and La Guerre des Tuques 3D will compete at the international animation festival in June.

Jennifer Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky Anthropocene

Telefilm, Rogers invest $1.6M across six docs

Anthropocene (pictured) from Jennifer Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky was among the projects to receive funding through the Theatrical Documentary Program.

Amy Jo Johnson

Up-and-coming indie directors target scripted TV

Indie film directors and just-announced NSI Diverse TV Director program participants Amy Jo Johnson (pictured) and Adam Garnet Jones are adding TV to their resumes.

Donald Sutherland

Donald Sutherland joins Cannes jury

The veteran Canadian actor has been selected for the Palme d’Or jury.