The invite-only OMDC film co-financing forum will see 21 Canadian producer teams network with 19 foreign producer teams.
The movie, inspired by the popular Michel Rabagliati cartoon, will start shooting this week in Quebec City.
Blue Ice Docs and Mongrel Media have unveiled deals ahead of the Toronto festival getting underway Thursday.
Blue Ice Docs has acquired the Canadian rights to Martin Scorsese and David Tedeschi’s The 50 Year Argument (pictured), which it will release next spring. (via Realscreen.)
The F Word is the top Canadian film at the Canadian box office this week, with 1987 falling to #2.
The F Word hits #10 overall at the Canadian box office this week, with Guardians of the Galaxy continuing to top the charts.
Divergent tops the DVD chart this week, while Muppets Most Wanted hits #2.
Edwards arrives at an expanding Vancouver-based indie producer after it acquired Reunion Pictures and formed a joint venture with Lionsgate and Sea to Sky Entertainment.
“…I have a few U.S. films back-to-back and then I’ll do my French Canadian project after that,” the Dallas Buyers Club and Wild director told Playback Daily.
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