Bron Creative boards The Nightingale
The Vancouver-based company will exec produce and co-finance the period thriller from The Babadook writer/director Jennifer Kent.
Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Feb. 27 to March 5, 2017
Five Canadian series cracked the top 30, with the season four premiere of MasterChef Canada coming in at #4.
Photo gallery: 2017 Canadian Screen Awards
They came, they saw, they walked away with golden trophies: See who picked up some hardware at the Screenies.
Bardel partners with Rovio to animate Angry Birds TV series
The 30-part series of short episodes comes on the heels of last year’s Angry Birds movie, which grossed approximately USD $350 million worldwide.
Hot Sheet: Top 10 films March 3 to 9, 2017
Canada/France coproduction Ballerina is at #4, with Logan at #1 and Get Out at #2.
Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films March 3 to 9, 2017
Ballerina is in the #1 spot, followed by Ca sent la coupe at #2 and Bitter Harvest at #3.
Blue Ant adds 160 hours to slate
The distributor has added its first scripted program to its catalogue, along with a bevy of natural history and factual programming.
A slightly threatening invitation
The Canadian Film Fest plays on politeness to capture the general population’s interest in its latest promotional campaign.
IPF distributed $1.8M to digital projects in 2016
English-language productions took $1.15 million of the total, while French-language projects received $689K.
CMF, BAI invest $170K in TV projects
Farpoint Films and Cream Productions are two of the Canadian prodcos that have received funding through the Canada-Ireland codevelopment incentive.
CBC orders more Murdoch Mysteries
The pubcaster ordered 18 more episodes for the show’s eleventh season, as well as a two-hour Christmas special.
Digital: Are we there yet? – Playback Spring 2017
In our online world, the finish line keeps moving and the industry needs to be a bit more ready, writes interim editor Megan Haynes.
NCFD 150 launches Canada-wide promo campaign
In addition to TV spots directed by famous Canadians, several large-screen installations showing clips of Canadian films will appear in cities across the country.
Ballerina breaks $1.5 million at domestic box office
The animated feature accomplished the feat during its first thirteen days in theatres across Canada.
50 Degrees North signs on to produce Date My Dad
The prodco is a joint venture between Vancouver Film Studios and L.A.-based producer EveryWhere Studios.