Articles Tagged ‘Carolle Brabant’
In all, 10 Canadian directors and actors will be recognized as part of the inaugural Birks Diamond Tribute to the Year’s Women in Film on Sept. 11 (Louise Archambault pictured).
The fund will contribute financing for up to two family features each year with production budgets of between $3.5 million and $5 million (Telefilm’s Carolle Brabant and Corus’ John MacDonald pictured).
The bets are on the latest films by Micheline Lanctot, Carole Laure, Francois Delisle, Yves-Christian Fournier and a 3D film from Jean-Francois Pouliot and Francois Brisson.
Indie producers greeted the federal government’s push to “make it easier” to get projects off the ground with optimism.
Brabant will continue in her current role for another three-year term.
Projects from Harold Crooks, Rob Stewart and Thomas Burstyn are among the seven selected theatrical docs that will receive production or post-production coin.
The organization will participate in several special initiatives spotlighting Canadian films as part of its ramped up promotional strategy for 2013.
Michel Roy and Carolle Brabant aimed to reassure filmmakers that expressed fears they’re being left behind as the funding agency changes its evaluation criteria and makes a bigger push to the world market.
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