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Playback’s 2017 5 2 Watch: Akash Sherman

At just 22, the writer/director and VFX whiz kid has caught the eye of Ari Lantos and others with his filmmaking vision and technical expertise.

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Ari Lantos to launch new production venture with Boat Rocker

The yet-to-be-named business will focus on scripted one-hour dramas and comedies.

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Production begins on Serendipity Point’s Clara

D Films is handling Canadian theatrical distribution on the sci-fi drama, which stars Suits actor Patrick J. Adams

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Production underway on Four in the Morning

The Serendipity Point Films project, which is part of CBC’s 2016/17 slate, is being shot in Toronto.

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Making TV with an indie film prowess

Ari Lantos, Serendipity Point’s VP production, discusses the strategy behind the company’s first TV series, Four in the Morning. (Lantos pictured.)

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Production spotlight: Mexico

Indie production is ramping up in Mexico, its Los Cabos International Film Festival is growing and Canadians are eyeing south of the (U.S.) border opportunities.

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Coming Soon: Diamond Tongues

Filmmaker Pavan Moondi discusses the distribution strategy behind the upcoming release of dramatic comedy Diamond Tongues.

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Christopher Plummer to star in Remember

The thriller from director Atom Egoyan and producers Ari and Robert Lantos is slated to start principal photography in Northern Ontario and the Toronto area this summer.

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Leah Fay Goldstein top-lines Diamond Tongues

The July Talk singer (pictured) stars alongside Adam Gurfinkel and Nick Flanagan in the film, which is directed by Everyday is Like Sunday‘s Pavan Moondi.

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Will Sasso and Jennifer Baxter join The Right Kind of Wrong

Jeremiah Chechik’s theatrical feature, formerly titled Sex and Sunsets, has started production in Banff (Sasso pictured here).

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Douglas Smith and Allie MacDonald join cast of Stage Fright

The indie pic about a snobby musical theater camp terrorized by a blood-thirsty masked killer who despises musical theatre is set to start shooting in Ontario on Sept. 6.

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Jeremiah Chechik lands Ryan Kwanten for next feature lead

The Montreal-born filmmaker (Benny and Joon) will direct Sex and Sunsets, featuring the True Blood star (pictured), for Serendipity Point Films in Banff and L.A. from late August.