Several Canadian projects won awards at VIFF, including Jacob Tierney’s Preggoland, while in global awards news, three Canadian productions are nominated for International Emmys.
Neighbors tops the DVD chart for this week, followed by Godzilla.
The visual effects and animation studio will be run by Michael Gianfriddo and Ken Mandeville. (2013′s Iron Man 3, a film on which Trixter worked, pictured.)
From Playback magazine: A profile on our first 2014 inductee Denise Robert, who has forged a legacy of success in Canadian filmmaking that is rivalled by very, very few.
The popular film franchise from Sony Pictures Animation will be adapted for the small screen with DHX Media also representing merchandising for the TV series worldwide.
The debut feature the Canadian director marks the first time a film from a female director has won the Grand Jury Prize in the horror festival’s 14-year history. (Cummings pictured)
Richard Boddington’s Against the Wild TV movie and and the Nelvana/HIT Entertainment preschool series Mike the Knight (pictured) will compete for prizes on Feb. 20.
Pelman, now the CEO of Fremantle, has pacted with Demarest Films and Kilburn Media to make unspecified equity investments in The Fremantle Corporation.
Andrew Huculiak’s debut feature Violent was the big winner at VIFF’s BC Spotlight Awards Gala, held at The Playhouse Theatre in Vancouver on Oct. 4. (Huculiak pictured)
The Equalizer tops the box office this week, while Mommy and Dr. Cabbie hit #8 and #9, respectively.
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