Adria Budd Johnson wins WIFT-T Banff scholarship
The award is presented to one WIFT-T member with mid- to senior-level management experience.
Coming Soon: Cast No Shadow
Marina Cordoni talks to Playback Daily about the distribution strategy for Cast No Shadow, Christian Sparkes’ Canadian Screen Awards-nominated debut feature.
Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films March 20, 2015 to March 26, 2015
La passion d’Augustine is the top Canadian film for the week of March 20 to March 26, with L’empreinte taking the #2 spot.
Hot Sheet: Top 10 films March 20, 2015 to March 26, 2015
La passion d’Augustine lands at #9 overall on the box office chart for the week of March 20 to March 26, with The Divergent Series: Insurgent taking the top spot.
Canadian Film Fest unveils 2015 winners
Eight features and 16 short films screened at this year’s festival, with Mars Horodyski’s Ben’s At Home winning the Best Feature Award.
Ben’s at Home heads to Pacific Northwest Pictures for Canada
The indie will receive a theatrical and VOD release later this year after a screening this weekend at the Canadian Film Fest. (Ben’s At Home team pictured at Canadian Film Fest.)
David Greene, Robert Scarborough win big at CSC awards
The Canadian Society of Cinematographers held its 58th annual awards gala on Saturday, where 18 cinematographers picked up prizes.
Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs March 9, 2015 to March 15, 2015
Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt. 1 is the top DVD title for the week of March 9 to March 15, followed by Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.
Quebec boosts local film and TV tax credit
The government increased the credit for local productions and locally based coproductions from 28% to 32%.
B.C. film and TV production booming, says Creative B.C.
For the year to March 1, 2015, the provincial agency issued 261 tax credits for an estimated $1.84 billion in provincial production expenditures.