FILM Articles

Jordan Canning wins WIDC feature award


The $120,000 in-kind prize will support the completion of Canning’s second feature film, Suck It Up.

Coming Soon: The Valley Below


A71 Entertainment on the distribution strategy for The Valley Below, the first feature to be released via the Canadian Indie Film Series initiative.

10 things the Screenies reveal about Canadian film and TV


While there’s only one winner per category at the CSAs, the overall nominations give a high-level view of Canadian industry trends. Playback magazine looks at the top 10.

Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Feb. 9, 2015 to Feb. 15, 2015


John Wick is the top title on the DVD chart for the week of Feb. 9 to Feb. 15, with 101 Dalmatians at #2.

Orphan Black, Mommy sweep Canadian Screen Awards


The Tatiana Maslany-starring drama earned 10 trophies at Canada’s screen awards, while Xavier Dolan’s family drama earned nine.

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.

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