Alex Ordanis

mark vonnegut book

Scythia, Stellar Citizens partner on film, TV development fund

The Toronto-based companies will develop up to seven projects in the next year, the first of which is an adaptation of Mark Vonnegut’s The Eden Express: A Memoir of Insanity.

Kayaking

Kayaking for Beginners rolling in B.C.

Scythia Films’ Daniel Bekerman discusses bringing the family feature to life.

Shahzad

Deals: Buck Productions, Stellar Citizens, Mongrel

Buck strikes up an international deal for two docs with Syndicado, Toronto’s Stellar Citizens options Haya Waseem’s short film Shahzad (pictured) and more deals of the week.

Lanzmann

Canadian copro Lanzmann snags HBO deal

The indie film about the iconic Shoah director has also been sold to Germany, France and Denmark, ahead of a 2016 debut on the U.S. channel.