Festivals

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Banff ’17: AMPIA, China’s Guangdong province partner

The provincial association aims to increase copro opportunities and open up a potential market of 120 million viewers for Alberta producers.

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Banff ’17: Int’l buyers talk commissioning strategies

Execs from NBC, Lifetime and Discovery weigh in on what shows they’re looking for and how they’re trying to distinguish their brands in a crowded market.

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Banff ’17: NFB, Spin Master win Rockie Awards

Canadian productions took home seven awards, including trophies for best lifestyle program and best preschool program.

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Banff ’17: Joly unveils Indigenous Screen Office

The Canadian Heritage Minister also revealed when she’ll present her highly anticipated cultural policy framework.

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Banff ’17: Broadcasters in the hot seat

A panel of Canadian broadcasters (and one producer) tackled Cancon funding and the ever-growing OTT threat on day one of the festival.

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Lana Slezic’s Bee Nation to open Hot Docs ’17

Other Canadian titles world premiering at the festival include Attiya Khan and Lawrence Jackman’s A Better Man and Marie Clements’ The Road Forward.

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Before the Streets wins big in Whistler

The debut feature from Chloe Leriche won awards for best Canadian feature and best director in the Borsos program.

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Whistler ’16: Power Pitch, Doc Lab, Stars to Watch finalists named

Producers Andrew Jenkins and Christine Falco are among those selected for the second annual pitch boot camp.

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Whistler Film Festival unveils 2016 lineup

Nineteen films will compete for the Borsos award for best Canadian feature, including Tyson Caron’s Lovesick (pictured) and Justin McConnell’s Red Mile.

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WFF names talent lab participants

Amos Scott is among those selected for the Aboriginal Filmmaker Fellowship, with Sara McIntyre selected as a finalist for the Feature Project Lab.

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VIFF names BC Spotlight winners

Ann Marie Fleming’s Window Horses (pictured) and Kevan Funk’s Hello Destroyer were among the projects to receive awards.

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Maudie, Perfume War win Atlantic Film Festival prizes

The Ireland/Canada copro (pictured) and feature documentary were among the Canadian projects awarded at the 36th edition of the festival.