Alethea Arnaquq-Baril

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CMPA reveals producer awards nominees

Producers behind Freaks (pictured), The Grizzlies and Mouthpiece are up for this year’s Indiescreen Awards.

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TIFF ’18: Werner Herzog to headline Doc Conference

Tantoo Cardinal will participate in TIFF’s Master Class program, while the Moguls program will see Dr. Stacy Smith present her findings on equity in film criticism.

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TIFF ’18: How a cross-cultural collaboration created The Grizzlies

Inuit producer and filmmaker Alethea Arnaquq-Baril on the genesis of the project and how Indigenous and non-Indigenous creatives can form fruitful partnerships.

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CBC’s The Filmmakers returns with a new focus

The second season of the talk show is shining a light on films directed by Canadian women.

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Telefilm, Birks to honour Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, Mina Shum

Screenwriter Sherry White, director Catherine Bainbridge (pictured) and actor Amanda Brugel are also among this year’s recipients.

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Tatiana Maslany-produced Touch receives BravoFACT coin

The short film, directed by Bryan Kawalsky and written by Kathryn Alexandre, was among 11 projects to share $512K in the fund’s latest round.

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Photo gallery: 2016 Doc Institute Honours

Missed the third annual awards? Check out the who’s who from the Dec. 1 event.

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Chris McDonald wins DOC Institute prize

The Hot Docs president and filmmaker Alethea Arnaquq-Baril picked up trophies at yesterday’s ceremony.

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Miranda de Pencier set to direct The Grizzlies

The directorial feature debut from de Pencier (pictured) is penned by Breaking Bad writer Moira Walley-Beckett.

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Berlin: The Embargo Project adds obstacle course to filmmaking

Five aboriginal women completed five shorts in the face of rules and restrictions to find new creative expression (filmmaker Zoe Leigh Hopkins pictured).