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eOne’s Mark Slone on rebirth of ‘Canada Cool’

Entertainment One has seen seven of its Canadian movie releases pass the $1 million mark during its latest fiscal year.

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Why Dolby Atmos heralds a quiet revolution for Canadian film

The immersive sound mixing technology, now at Deluxe Toronto, is not just for explosions, post production head Nick Iannelli tells Playback Daily.

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Telefilm invests $7M across 7 features

Projects selected to receive coin in the latest round of financing include Ruba Nadda’s October Gale and David Bezmozgis’ Natasha (pictured).

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Harold Greenberg Fund backs Dunn, Egoyan features

The funder reveals the five features selected to receive financing through its Equity Investment Program. (Closet Monster pictured)

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German VFX studio Pixomondo moves onto Revival 629 lot

The Game of Thrones visual effects studio will occupy a newly renovated building at the Eastern Avenue studio complex in downtown Toronto.

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Canadians at Cannes: mid-fest reviews

How are Canada’s high-profile films so far faring in the consumer press so far? A roundup of reviews and reaction from the Cannes screenings.

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Canadians busy debuting and dealing films in Cannes

Remstar Films, Elevation Pictures, Vagrant Films Releasing and others picked up titles for the Canadian market, while Cinecoup unveiled plans for a WolfCop sequel.

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A24 Films acquires The Captive for U.S.

The deal with WME Global came as Atom Egoyan’s thriller debuted in competition at Cannes.

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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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Three Canadian films in Cannes competition

David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars, Atom Egoyan’s The Captive and Xavier Dolan’s Mommy will screen in the official competition on the Croisette, fest organizers said Thursday.

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Ontario’s total 2013 production spend slips: report

Gains in animation and local movie production in Ontario failed to offset drops in U.S. film and TV budgets, causing a decline in overall production activity.

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Sandra Cunningham receives Doug Dales Award

The tribute follows a long partnership between the veteran film producer and the late founder of PS Production Services. (Sandra Cunningham and Rob Sim pictured)