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Filming set to begin on Jeff Barnaby’s Blood Quantum

Produced by Montreal’s Prospector Films, Barnaby’s second feature follows a tribal sheriff fighting against a zombie plague on an isolated Mi’gmaq reserve.

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Cameras roll on ‘The Body Remembers’

Co-written and directed by Elle-Maija Tailfeathers (pictured) and Kathleen Hepburn, the Canada/Norway copro marks Tailfeathers’ directorial debut.

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HGF funds 17 projects through script development program

Films by Philippe Falardeau, Mary Walsh and Aisling Chin-Yee are among those selected to receive a share of the $250,000.

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VIFF reveals Spotlight program lineup

Five Canadian features get world premieres, including Ana Valine’s Once There Was a Winter and Melanie Wood’s Shut Up and Say Something.

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In brief: Berlin deals, Canadian copros land BAFTA wins

Marina Cordoni Entertainment sells the U.S. distribution rights to Sitting On The Edge of Marlene (pictured), plus more news from the week.