FILM Articles

Focus 2015: Tattersall on the virtues of tech and racing against time


In the third part our series, Tattersall Sound and Picture president Jane Tattersall and general manager/partner Peter Gibson comment on challenges and opportunities in the sound industry.

Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Jan. 2, 2015 to Jan. 8, 2015


The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies is the top film at the Canadian box office for the first week of the year, followed by The Imitation Game.

Harold van Lier leaves Entertainment One


The president of Entertainment One Films International departs the company as it consolidates its international sales and film production businesses. (van Lier pictured.)

40 Below and Falling to shoot in Edmonton


The film, directed by Dylan Pearce, will be shot in both 2D and 3D on location in Edmonton and throughout Alberta. (Star Shawn Roberts pictured.)

Focus 2015: Alex Raffe on navigating the new TV market


In part two of our series, Raffe, Thunderbird’s VP of production, weighs in on reconciling evolving consumer demands with the Canadian market, and how deals are changing.

Building a filmmaker brand and digi distribution: TIFF Industry Day


As part of TIFF’s Top Ten Film Festival, filmmakers and industry execs gathered at the Lightbox in Toronto to discuss issues and trends affecting indie filmmakers today.

Coming Soon: I Put a Hit on You


The distribution and marketing strategy for the micro-budget rom-com/thriller from writers/directors Dane Clark and Linsey Stewart.

Spin VFX hires veteran Wesley Sewell


His focus on stereoscopic visual effects comes as the major studios increasingly finish tentpole films in the 3D format.

Jason Priestley to receive ACTRA Award of Excellence


The actor-turned-director will receive the tribute in Los Angeles on Jan. 31.

ACTRA Toronto unveils nominees for 2015 awards


The ACTRA Awards trophies for best male, female and voice performance will be handed out on Feb. 20.

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