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Lady Bird

Deals: Elevation, Portfolio, Boat Rocker

Elevation Pictures unveils a TIFF pickup, Sony Pictures Television sells X Company into the U.K., plus more deals.

Indian Horse

The alchemy of Indian Horse: cast, crew and Clint

Producers Christine Haebler, Trish Dolman and Paula Devonshire discuss their goals for the “hands across the nation” project that has caught the attention of Clint Eastwood.

Long Time Running

TIFF ’17: Why Long Time Running was a sprint for Banger Films

The Toronto prodco’s co-founder Scot McFadyen talks about jumping straight into production, leaving the directing to others and building the Canadian mythology.

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Distributors’ TIFF-lists

Execs from eOne, Raven Banner and Elevation dish on what they’re looking for at this year’s fest.

Undercover Grandpa

CCI’s Undercover Grandpa set for stateside theatrical release

In Canada, the $10 million indie comedy is being released on VOD today and premieres this fall on Bell Media’s TMN.

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Elevation Pictures conducts first Snapchat movie campaign

The teen drama Before I Fall, which grossed $4.95 million in North America in its opening weekend, was promoted through a three-step Snapchat campaign.

Indian Horse

Production underway on Indian Horse

The Ontario/B.C. coproduction, based on the award-winning novel, is produced by Trish Dolman, Christine Haebler and Paula Devonshire.

Noah Segal

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.

Christina Piovesan

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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In Brief: VMedia launches ‘skinny’ streaming channel, TUFF awards announced

The Toronto-based company launches its skinny basic package as a live-streaming offering via Roku, the Toronto Urban Film Festival awards short filmmakers, plus more news.

Mel Gibson film Hacksaw Ridge

Deals: PNP, Gearshift, Elevation, Blue Ice Docs

Canadian distributors get their A games on for fall with a raft of acquisition announcements.

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Deals: DDI, Raven Banner, Elevation

Double Dutch International has acquired the international sales rights to Super Troopers 2, plus more deals of the week.