A71 Entertainment

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Netflix brings Menorca to the U.S.

The streaming giant acquired the Farpoint Films feature through a deal secured by Toronto’s A71 Entertainment.

Another Wolfcop

Another Wolfcop set for wide Canadian release

Vortex Words + Pictures, A71 Entertainment and Black Fawn Distribution have teamed up to distribute the film.

Deanne Foley

An Audience of Chairs gathers in St. John’s

Backed by CBC’s Breaking Barriers Film Fund, the Deanne Foley-directed indie drama will be distributed in Canada by A71 Entertainment.

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Deals: Thunderbird, A71, CBC

Thunderbird Releasing (formerly Soda Pictures) has picked up all U.K. rights for Canada/France copro Mobile Homes, plus more deals.

Jay Baruchel

Baseballissimo adds new director

The long-gestating project from writers Jay Baruchel and Jesse Chabot is produced by A71 and Gefilter Productions.

My Enemy My Brother

A71 picks up My Enemy, My Brother

The feature-length documentary, directed by Ann Shin, is set to make its world premiere tomorrow in the Canadian Spectrum program at Hot Docs.

Berlin

EFM 2017: Canadian distributors in Berlin

Playback checks in with 108 Media, Marina Cordoni, A71, D Films and Breakthrough about what they’re shopping, what they’re looking for and where they see opportunities in the market.

Shut Eye

Deals: CraveTV, Proper, 9 Story, Willson

Bell Media acquires 10-part psychic drama Shut Eye for CraveTV, 9 Story sells more than 200 episodes internationally, plus more deals.

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A71 sells three features into the U.S.

The Toronto distributor has widened the remit of its business, acquiring the rights to three Canadian flicks, including My Ex Ex, and selling them south of the border.

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Deals: A71, IndieCan, Blue Ant, Motion 58

Deals heat up at the Whistler Film Festival, Blue Ant sells more than 500 hours of content across Asia-Pacific, plus more from Raven Banner, Nelvana and Sinking Ship.

Love Jacked

Cameras rolling on Love Jacked

The film, from Toronto’s Inner City Films, is currently shooting in Cape Town, South Africa.

From How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town - Jonas Chernick, Tommie-Amber Pirie, writer-director Jeremy LaLonde, and CFF executive director Bern Euler

Canadian Film Fest announces 2016 winners

How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town (pictured) and Winter Hymns take home three awards each.