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Gallery: VIFF’s BC Spotlight Awards Gala

Andrew Huculiak’s debut feature Violent was the big winner at VIFF’s BC Spotlight Awards Gala, held at The Playhouse Theatre in Vancouver on Oct. 4. (Huculiak pictured)

Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Sept. 26, 2014 to Oct. 2, 2014


The Equalizer tops the box office this week, while Mommy and Dr. Cabbie hit #8 and #9, respectively.

Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Sept. 26, 2014 to Oct. 2, 2014


Mommy is the #1 Canadian film at the box office this week, followed by Dr. Cabbie.

John Hamilton pacts with Rezolution Pictures


The Seville Pictures co-founder who runs his own shingle Hidden Agenda will executive produce a slate of projects for the Mohawk Girls producer.

Diving into Canada’s evolving indie distributor game


From Playback magazine: How Entertainment One’s acquisition of Alliance opened the door for a new generation of upstart indie distributors.

Quebec VFX studios launch promotional website


Local studios look to woo local and foreign producers, even as the province cuts film subsidies.

Degrassi’s Ana Golja stars in Sean Cisterna’s Full Out


The sports comeback drama starts shooting Monday in Toronto, with Sarah Fisher and Trevor Tordjman also top-lining the project. (Golja pictured)

Violent wins big at VIFF’s Canadian film awards


The indie from director Andrew Huculiak and Vancouver-based Amazing Factory Productions picked up trophies for the best British Columbia film and the best Canadian film.

Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Sept. 15, 2014 to Sept. 21, 2014


Godzilla takes the top spot on the DVD chart this week, with The Fault in Our Stars coming in at #2.

Ruba Nadda’s October Gale gets U.S. distribution


IFC Films picked up the indie thriller after a world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.

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VIFF Canadian Awards - Violent coproducer Nicole Irene Dyck

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