FILM Articles

Sunday Night Lights: Cimoroni & Co up the Screenies game


From Playback magazine: Bringing years of major sporting event expertise to Canada’s biggest entertainment awards, a look at some of the changes Dan Cimoroni and Rick Chisholm brought to the CSA’s broadcast gala.

Multiple Media pacts with U.S., U.K. producers on Canadian distribution


The indie producer/distributor is ramping up its theatrical arm with long-term partnerships with Voltage Pictures and Carnaby International.

BravoFACT, DOC partner on Festival Concierge


The new program will aim to help filmmakers navigate the festival submission process by connecting them with industry professionals.

Photo gallery: 2015 ACTRA Toronto Awards

A look at some of the glitz and glam on display at the 2015 ACTRA Awards, held at The Carlu in Toronto on Feb. 20.

Denis Villeneuve to direct Blade Runner sequel


Thunderbird Films will executive produce the Alcon Entertainment film.

Isuma Distribution launches online film festival


The festival’s indigenous-focused programming will be offered via IsumaTV (pictured), a digital multimedia platform for indigenous filmmakers and media organizations.

Being Canadian, Bolivian Case to have world premieres at Hot Docs


Robert Cohen’s film about national identity and Violeta Ayala’s drug smuggling doc will screen alongside Sundance-award winners (T)ERROR and How to Change the World.

Jamie Dagg shoots debut feature River in Laos


Rossif Sutherland (pictured) and Sarah Botsford star in what the producers claim is the first North American movie to shoot in Laos.

Lionsgate invests in Telltale Games for TV-games hybrid


With support from The Hunger Games studio, Telltale will produce a TV show with both scripted and playable elements.

Canadian Screen Awards ’15: Far-flung docs win night one


Tales from the Organ Trade continues its awards streak alongside Our Man in Tehran, while Secret Location takes home three digital media trophies. (The Unsung: Behind the Glee dance troop pictured.)

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