Bron Studios film shakes up Sundance
Bron is one of four prodcos on The Birth of a Nation and two Canadian shorts pick up Sundance prizes. (Bacon & God’s Wrath pictured.)
Saskatchewan’s Super 8 superstar
Filmmaker Dianne Ouellette (pictured left) was one of three winners of the Kodak Super 8 Filmmaking Challenge at Slamdance.
Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Jan. 15, 2016 to Jan. 21, 2016
The Revenant takes the #1 spot for the week of Jan. 15 to Jan. 21. (Post also includes Hot Sheet for week of Jan. 8 to Jan. 14)
Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Jan. 15, 2016 to Jan. 21, 2016
Canada/Ireland copro Brooklyn tops the Canadian film chart for the week of Jan. 15 to 21. (Post also includes Hot Sheet for week of Jan. 8 to Jan. 14)
RIDM’s Charlotte Selb to take leave
Bruno Dequen and Marie-Laure Tittley will helm programming for the next edition of the festival while Selb (pictured) takes a leave of absence.
Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Jan. 4, 2016 to Jan. 10, 2016
Sicario tops the DVD chart for the week of Jan. 4 to Jan. 10, with Minions at #2 and Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation at #3.
In brief: Awards news, Canadians at Berlin
Conquering Lion’s The Illegal heads to Berlin’s market, while Canadians shine on the North American and world stage.
Deals: Gusto, CBC, Lionsgate, Marina Cordoni
CBC has acquired natural history series David Attenborough’s Great Barrier Reef (pictured), plus more deals of the week.
CFC names Feature Comedy Exchange participants
Four teams and projects, including Bruce McDonald’s Red Light Green Light, have been chosen to participate in the program.