Arc Productions shuts down operations
The Toronto-based animation studio has closed its doors and has filed motions toward receivership.
IMAX inks ‘largest new theatre deal ever’ with Wanda
The company has extended its relationship with China’s Wanda Cinema Line Corporation.
Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs July 11 to July 17, 2016
Divergent Series: Allegiant is at #1 for the week of July 11 to 17, followed by Miracles From Heaven at #2 and Zootopia at #3.
Production set to begin on De Pere en Flic 2
The sequel to the 2009 Quebec box office hit is produced by Montreal’s Cinemaginaire.
Rhombus sets up next slate of films
The Toronto-based producer is in development on seven feature films, including projects from Brandon Cronenberg and Andrew Cividino.
Villeneuve’s Arrival to bow at Venice
The 2016 Venice Film Festival will also feature Philippe Falardeau’s The Bleeder. (Villeneuve pictured.)
Production underway on Dolan’s latest feature
The Death and Life of John F. Donovan is the filmmaker’s first English-language film.
D360, Partners in Motion ink development deal
Toronto’s D360 has also taken on the global distribution of the Vancouver prodco’s entire catalogue, including documentary series Crime Stories (pictured).
Screen Awards dive into immersive media
The ACCT has announced five new digital and immersive award categories to be presented during Canadian Screen Week.
Birks Diamond Tribute to honour Tracey Deer, Sandra Oh
For the first year, the Birks Diamond Tribute, which celebrates Canadian women in film, will also honour writers. Room‘s Emma Donoghue is among the nominees.