Cory Bowles

A Worthy Companion

DGC unveils Discovery Award nominees

Fifteen filmmakers have made the long list for the prize, which celebrates emerging talent.

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Atlantic International Film Fest announces full lineup

Matthew Atkinson’s Room for Rent and Michael Melski’s The Child Remains are among the Canadian titles that will screen at the Halifax fest.

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TIFF ’17: Mary Goes Round, Meditation Park to world premiere

More than 50 Canadian features and shorts have been added to the festival’s lineup, as well as the world premiere of Mary Harron’s miniseries Alias Grace.

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CBC orders Nova Scotia-set miniseries Studio Black!

The ambitious four-parter is based on Nova Scotian folklore captured by an American historian during a 1923 visit to the province and its black communities.

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CBC acquires Everyone’s Famous web series for broadcast

Andrew Bush, Walter Forsyth and Angus Swantee are shooting the hybrid comedy in Halifax, ahead of a February internet launch.

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Michael Ray Fox’s first feature is Roaming in Halifax

The relationship drama earned the First Feature Project award from Film Nova Scotia and Telefilm Canada, picking up $110,000 in film financing.