FILM Articles

Kino Lorber takes U.S. rights to The Forbidden Room


The U.S. specialty distributor plans a late 2015 theatrical and digital release for Guy Maddin’s latest film, which bowed at Sundance.

Coming Soon: Monsoon


Kinosmith CEO Robin Smith on the theatrical distribution strategy for Sturla Gunnarson’s latest doc.

Guy Maddin on subversion, Sundance and The Forbidden Room


The latest film from Maddin and Evan Johnson will open the Forum sidebar at the Berlin International Film Festival this week, after its world premiere had a walk-out in Park City.

Canadian film and TV has a new star: a plunging loonie


With the Canadian dollar plunging in value, industry players expect a strong year for Canadian film and TV production.

Academy to recognize TV with Golden Screen Awards


In addition to two awards for most-watched TV, the Golden Reel award for film has been rebranded and a winner announced.

Capital Motion acquires Down Here, Challet de Tunis


Capital Motion Picture Group managing director Michael Dobbin says the distributor will focus on releasing Canadian-driven films for the domestic market. (Down Here pictured)

Cameras roll on indie rom-com Your Money or Your Wife


Iain MacLeod’s debut feature, shooting in Halifax (pictured), stars Craig Brown and Meredith MacNeill.

Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Jan. 23, 2015 to Jan. 29, 2015


Mommy is the top Canadian film at the box office office for the week of Jan. 23 to Jan. 29, followed by Tru Love.

BravoFACT invests $571,500 across 14 shorts


The latest Bell Media coin goes to shorts by Connor Jessup (pictured), Craig Wallace, Ron Murphy and Blake Mawson.

Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Jan. 23, 2015 to Jan. 29, 2015


American Sniper is the #1 film at the box office for the week of Jan. 23 to Jan. 29, with The Boy Next Door at #2.

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