Farpoint ups its feature focus with Menorca
The Winnipeg-based producer, known primarily for work in the unscripted lifestyle space, will start production on the feature Menorca next week. (Island of Menorca pictured.)
Mosaic goes multi-platform for It’s Not My Fault
Production has begun on the feature, starring Alan Thicke and Quinton Aaron, which will bow as a web series before its theatrical run. (Mosaic’s Jesse Lipscombe pictured.)
Downey wins fourth term at ACTRA national
The outspoken advocate for more Cancon in primetime will reprise her role for an “unprecedented” new term.
Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films June 5, 2015 to June 11, 2015
La passion d’Augustine climbs to the top spot, while Aurelie laflamme: les pieds sur terre drops to #3.
PNP picks up Madame Bovary for Canadian release
The Mia Wasikowska- and Paul Giamatti-starrer is currently set for a July 3 release in Canada.
Hot Sheet: Top 10 films June 5, 2015 to June 11, 2015
Spy takes the top spot with San Andreas at #2, while Mad Max: Fury Road slips to #4.
Whistler selects six for feature project lab
Whistler Film Festival has named the six producers selected for its 2015 Feature Project Lab program.
Telefilm unveils micro-budget program finalists
Selected projects include Amy Jo Johnson and Jessica Adams’ The Space Between and Benjamin Ross Hayden’s The Edict.
Spin Master inks licensing deals with DreamWorks Animation
The Toronto-based toyco has acquired the master toy licence for Noddy (pictured) and renewed its licensing deal for DWA’s How to Train Your Dragon franchise.
Violent, Motive take home top prizes at 2015 Leos
Violent director Andrew Huculiak (pictured) also took home a best directing award, with Motive picking up prizes for best dramatic series and best screenwriting.