Film

Montreal

Stephane Gehami’s Mes Ennemis bound for MWFF

Gehami’s feature will compete against 25 other international productions in the Montreal World Film Festival’s World program.

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Cargojet’s Ajay Virmani joins ACCT board

The Cargojet CEO and president also heads up First Take Entertainment, the prodco behind Dr. Cabbie and Breakaway.

Pitt

Angelina Jolie Pitt boards The Breadwinner

The copro from Aircraft Pictures, Ireland’s Cartoon Saloon and Luxembourg’s Melusine Productions is based on a young adult novel of the same name.

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TIFF ’15: P.S. Jerusalem, February added to festival programs

The films join a list of programming released today for the festival’s Vanguard, Midnight Madness, Cinematheque and Masters programs.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 10 films July 31, 2015 to Aug. 6, 2015

Mission Impossible – Rogue Nation enters the chart at #1 for the week of July 31 to Aug. 6, with Minions at #2 and Vacation at #3.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films July 31, 2015 to Aug. 6, 2015

Le Mirage tops the chart for the week of July 31 to Aug. 6, with Ego Trip at #2 and The Cocksure Lads Movie at #3.

Guidance

Coming Soon: Guidance

Search Engine Films’ Jason Wright on his distribution strategy for Guidance, and why the distributor avoided a day-and-date release.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs July 20, 2015 to July 26, 2015

Longest Ride stays in the #1 spot for the week of July 20 to July 26, with Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 at #2 and X-Men: Days of Future Past at #3.

Nimishi Mukerji

Nimisha Mukerji lands WIFT-T, DGC mentorship

The two-part annual program offers business and creative mentoring for an emerging Canadian female director.

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Lionsgate posts lower Q1 revenue

The studio reported revenues of $408.9 million for the three months ending June 30, down from $449.4 million for the same quarter a year earlier.