Film

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Candy Factory takes U.S. rights to Cruel and Unusual

Merlin Dervisevic’s feature directorial debut was the 21st film to come out of the CFC Features program.

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Turbo Kid wins SXSW Midnighters audience award

The action comedy, directed by Montreal collective Roadkill Superstar, will be released in Canada in November 2015.

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Top 5 Canadian films March 13, 2015 to March 19, 2015

After the Ball is the top Canadian film at the box office for the week of March 13 to March 19, with L’empreinte coming in at #2.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films March 13, 2015 to March 19, 2015

Cinderella takes the top spot on the box office chart for the week of March 13 to March 19, followed by Kingsman: The Secret Service.

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Quebec weighs changes to the province’s film tax credit

The Godbout Commission, examining Quebec’s overall tax regime, offered recommendations to provincial government that has sent chills through the indie production community.

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Coming Soon: October Gale

A look at the theatrical releasing strategy from Pacific Northwest Pictures for Ruba Nadda’s latest Patricia Clarkson-starrer.

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Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs March 2, 2015 to March 8, 2015

Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 is the #1 DVD for the week of March 2 to March 8, followed by Big Hero 6.

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Kyle Mann’s Backcountry underway in Sudbury

The Canadian suspense thriller stars Robocop star Joel Kinnaman (pictured) and is produced by Drive Productions and JoBro Productions.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films March 6, 2015 to March 12, 2015

Elephant Song is the top Canadian film at the box office for the week of March 6 to March 12, with After the Ball at #2.

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Gallery: Prime Time in Ottawa ’15

Canadian film and TV industry executives gather at the 2015 Prime Time opening welcome reception.