Column: 5 ways to cut down U.S. visa application time
Immigration lawyer Lorraine P. D’Alessio shares her top suggestions for efficiently applying for a visa to work stateside.
Why Martin Katz and Lee Kim saw opportunity in ‘Our House’
The Canada-Germany coproduction features an up-and-coming director and established British screenwriter.
Veteran producer Christopher Dalton passes away
The prolific producer of more than 4,000 TV commercials and a number of feature films has died at the age of 70.
Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs May 30 to June 5, 2016
Gods of Egypt tops the DVD chart for the week of May 30 to June 5, with Deadpool at #2 and How to Be Single at #3.
Nova Scotia increases production incentive fund
The fund, which replaced the province’s tax credit program last year, has been increased by $1.5 million.
Sinking Ship launches L&M division
Karen Samnick has been tapped to lead the newly launched division of the Toronto-based prodco. (Sinking Ship’s Odd Squad pictured.)
Clark Peterson on Remstar Studios’ international ambitions
With production underway on its first project, Ideal Home, Peterson (pictured) discusses the new company’s strategy.
Photo gallery: 2016 CCE Awards
A selection of photos from the Canadian Cinema Editors’ annual awards gala.
1R2D acquires Catastrophe scripted format
The Longueuil, QC-based prodco will go to camera on the sitcom this fall. (Star Rossif Sutherland pictured.)
Deals: Corus, eOne, MCE, Breakthrough
Corus Entertainment and the Cartoon Network ink a multi-year broadcast and merchandising deal, plus more deals of the week.
Telefilm selects 18 micro-budget program finalists
Selected projects include Cory Bowles’ Black Cop and Molly McGlynn’s Mary Goes Round.
Banff ’16: Can data trump guts?
Execs from Blue Ant, eOne, A+E Networks and Vice debate the merits of data over instinct and the potential of platform-specific content.
Stingray acquires Festival 4K television channel
The channel offers live programming of concerts, festivals and other events in 4K Ultra HD.
Twiner-McCarron named president of Atomic Cartoons
The veteran of the animation industry has been Atomic’s head of production since 2011.
In brief: Female Eye honours Jennings, NFB’s new VR project
Shaftesbury’s Christina Jennings (pictured) will receive the Female Eye Maverick award, Whistler announces its Feature Project lab participants, plus more news of the week.