Film

Crown and Anchor

Deals: Cineplex, CTV, DHX Distribution, Premiere Entertainment

(Updated) Newfoundland-shot drama Crown and Anchor heads to Cineplex in T.O and St. John’s, CTV picks up the Roseanne spin-off, plus more.

Vincenzo

Vincenzo Natali’s latest heading to Netflix

Production is underway in Toronto on the writer/director’s adaptation of Stephen King and Joe Hill’s novella In The Tall Grass.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 10 films July 27 to Aug. 2, 2018

Mission Impossible: Fallout comes in at #1 with Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! at #2, while Ricardo Trogi’s 1991 breaks the top 10.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 3 Canadian films July 27 to Aug. 2, 2018

1991 leads the list, followed by La Chute De L’Empire Americain coming in at #2 and The Accountant of Auschwitz landing at #3.

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HGF backs four through BC Shorts Program

Writer/director Alysse Leite-Rogers’ Tea With Lemon is among the projects to receive $20,000 through the fund’s inaugural round.

The Grizzlies

TIFF ’18: How a cross-cultural collaboration created The Grizzlies

Inuit producer and filmmaker Alethea Arnaquq-Baril on the genesis of the project and how Indigenous and non-Indigenous creatives can form fruitful partnerships.

John F Donovan

TIFF ’18: Dolan’s Death and Life of John F. Donovan to world bow

The announcement marks the first time the vaunted Canadian filmmaker will world-premiere one of his films at TIFF.

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TIFF’18: Filmmaker Lab, Pitch and Rising Star picks

Mohawk Girls showrunner Tracey Deer is among 10 directors selected for the fest’s Filmmaker Lab, while The Sun at Midnight‘s Devery Jacobs (pictured) scores the title of Rising Star.

Sharkwater

TIFF ’18: The Grizzlies, Clara, Sharkwater among 14 world premieres

Projects from Miranda de Pencier, Akash Sherman, Darlene Naponse and the late Rob Stewart are among 19 Canadian features added to the 2018 lineup.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 10 films July 20 to 26, 2018

Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! leads the list, followed by Hotel Transylvania 3 at #2 and La Chute De L’Empire Americain at #9.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 3 Canadian films July 20 to 26, 2018

La Chute De L’Empire Americain scores the top spot, followed by 1991 at #2 and The Accountant of Auschwitz at #3.

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Christa Dickenson officially takes the helm at Telefilm

Dickenson said the organization will continue to focus on gender parity and diversity within its portfolio, as well as improving support for mid-career producers.