Film

CMPA Indiescreen

Kim McCraw, Luc Dery win 2017 CMPA producer award

Wildling Pictures’ Kristy Neville and Matt Code picked up the emerging producers prize.

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Distributors’ TIFF-lists

Execs from eOne, Raven Banner and Elevation dish on what they’re looking for at this year’s fest.

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TIFF ’17: Wildling Pictures set to unveil its debut features

Three years after meeting at the Toronto fest, the prodco’s co-owners Matt Code and Kristy Neville are returning for the world premieres of Cardinals and Mary Goes Round.

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Cinespace to add two more studios to Kipling Avenue location

The company will add more than 50,000 square feet of additional space to its current facility, as well as a permanent underwater filming tank.

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A71 nabs Canadian rights to The Heretics

The Toronto-based company will release the horror feature in theatres across the country this fall.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Aug. 25 to 31, 2017

The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature is at #1, followed by De Pere en Flic 2 at #2 and Le probleme d’infiltration at #3.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Aug. 25 to 31, 2017

The Hitman’s Bodyguard is at #1, with Annabelle: Creation at #2 and The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature at #7.

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Sim Group purchases The Crossing Studios

The production services company is expanding into studio ownership, acquiring 400,000 square feet of space in Vancouver.

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DGC unveils Discovery Award nominees

Fifteen filmmakers have made the long list for the prize, which celebrates emerging talent.

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TIFF’s Piers Handling to step down

The director and CEO will vacate his post following TIFF ’18, with the festival beginning its search for his replacement in the coming months.

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Netflix brings Menorca to the U.S.

The streaming giant acquired the Farpoint Films feature through a deal secured by Toronto’s A71 Entertainment.

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ImagineNative reveals full lineup

Zoe Hopkins’ Kayaking for Beginners will bow at the fest, alongside Jeremy Torrie’s Juliana and the Medicine Fish.