Christina Piovesan

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Patricia Rozema goes back to producing roots with Mouthpiece

Through her Crucial Things banner, the filmmaker teamed up with First Generation Films to produce her latest feature project.

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Breaking Barriers backs projects from Patricia Rozema, Rama Rau

Produced by Toronto’s First Generation Films, Rozema’s latest feature Mouthpiece is based on the stage play by Norah Sadava and Amy Nostbakken.

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First Generation adapting Scaachi Koul essay collection for TV

The Toronto prodco has optioned the rights to One Day We’ll All Be Dead And None of This Will Matter, tapping Koul to pen the small-screen version.

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Mackenzie Lush departs eOne for First Generation Films

The new VP of development and production for scripted TV at the Toronto-based prodco takes over the role from Julie Di Cresce.

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Why Elevation got into the production game

Co-president Noah Segal on how SVODs are changing the nature of distribution and how the Toronto distributor plans to get a slice of the action.

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Elevation Pictures launches production arm

First Generation Films’ founder Christina Piovesan (pictured) has partnered with the Toronto distributor on the new division.

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First Generation Films underway on romantic drama Paper Year

Cameras roll in Toronto and L.A. as Myriad Pictures prepares to shop the feature film at the American Film Market.

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The 2016 New Establishment: First Generation Films

From Playback magazine: A focus on IP development, diverse financing and multiple platforms has seen Christina Piovesan’s indie film prodco transform into a viable business.

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First Gen Films, Phi ink partnership

The Toronto prodco and Montreal multidisciplinary organization will work to develop and coproduce films. (First Gen’s Christina Piovesan pictured.)

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First Generation Films boards Kitty

Kitty, from American actress Chloe Sevigny, is part of the prodco’s strategy to develop filmmaking talent via shorts. (FGF’s Christina Piovesan pictured.)

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First Generation, CBC developing Essex County

The award-winning graphic novel follows a family’s history.

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WIFT-T names 2015 Crystal Awards winners

First Generation Films’ Christina Piovesan (pictured) and Accent Entertainment’s Susan Cavan are among those recognized for their contributions to TV, film and digital media.