Denis Villeneuve nominated for an Oscar
The NFB-produced animated short Blind Vaysha is also in the running for a golden trophy.
Villeneuve’s Arrival to bow at Venice
The 2016 Venice Film Festival will also feature Philippe Falardeau’s The Bleeder. (Villeneuve pictured.)
TIFF ’16: The Headhunter’s Calling lone Canadian gala
The first round of announcements has been made, with Headhunter’s so far alone in the gala slots and copro Maudie (pictured) in special presentations.
Denis Villeneuve to direct Blade Runner sequel
Thunderbird Films will executive produce the Alcon Entertainment film.
Denis Villeneuve scores three-peat at Toronto film critics awards
Enemy is named the best Canadian film, after earlier 2009 and 2010 wins for Villeneuve’s Polytechnique and Incendies.
Jean-Marc Vallee to direct Janis Joplin biopic
The U.S. project Get It While You Can reunites the Canadian director with the creative team behind Dallas Buyers Club.
Enemy, Orphan Black win top prizes at DGC awards
Don McKellar also won the best film direction trophy for his work on The Grand Seduction at the Directors Guild of Canada Awards, held on Saturday at The Carlu in Toronto.
Dinner and (six) movies with Melissa Leo
The Oscar-winning actress tells Playback about giving feedback notes to six scripts from the inaugural Punk Films Femmes Lab participants.
Enemy, Call Me Fitz win big at final night of 2014 CSAs
Enemy won five awards on Sunday evening, including achievement in direction for Denis Villeneuve, while Call Me Fitz took home three trophies. (Jason Priestley pictured)
Palm Springs plans Canadian cinema spotlight
The latest films by Bruce LaBruce, Sebastien Pilote and Denis Villeneuve will screen at the California festival as part of a Spotlight on Canadian Cinema sidebar.
Director of the Year: Denis Villeneuve
The Canadian director has a headline-making year, with two features debuting at TIFF and a box-office win stateside.