FILM Articles

Party like you’re financing a documentary


How the filmmaking team behind The Integral Man is raising funds and building a future audience by hosting high-end events at the home of doc subject Jim Stewart.

Cameras roll on People Hold On


The Michael Seater-directed film is being shot in Parry Sound, ON, with Shaftesbury’s Christina Jennings serving as co-producer. (Cast pictured)

How the Vancouver film industry went from bust to boom


“The feeling of the business is quite positive. There is a lot of activity and has been for some time,” Creative B.C. president and CEO Richard Brownsey told Playback.

Karlovy Vary books 7 Canadian films


David Lambert’s Je suis a toi and Andrew Huculiak’s Violent will receive world premieres in competition.

Film Movement inks Canadian supply deal with VSC


The exclusive, two-year deal will see 15 to 20 titles be distributed in Canada each year. (Upcoming release Ilo Ilo pictured)

Production starts on Pants on Fire


The comedy, from Vancouver’s Two 4 the Money Media and L.A.’s MarVista, is part of a multi-picture development deal with Disney XD. (Pants on Fire star Bradley Steven Perry pictured)

Carole Pope biopic Rough Trade in the works


The dramatic feature from straight edge films and 422 Films will chart the 1980s rise of the iconic Canadian rocker. (Carole Pope pictured)

Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films June 13, 2014 to June 19, 2014


Le petite reine leads the box office in its first week in theatres, knocking The Grand Seduction down to the #2 spot.

Hot Sheet: Top 10 films June 13, 2014 to June 19, 2014


La petite reine hits #10 overall at the Canadian box office this week, with 22 Jump Street taking the #1 spot.

Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs June 2, 2014 to June 8, 2014


Lone Survivor makes it to the top of the DVD list this week, with RoboCop taking the #2 spot.

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