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Igor Drljaca feature among Eurimages funding recipients

Three Canadian coproductions have received more than $1.4 million total in funding.

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Gearshift Films heads north once more for new feature Tainted

LevelFILM will handle Canadian distribution on Brent Cote’s directorial debut about a former mafia member trying to outrun the demons of his past.

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Bell Fund distributes $4.1M across 23 digital projects

Gearshift Films’ Gay Mean Girls, N5 Pictures’ The Runner and Attraction Images’ Fourchette were among the recipients in the inaugural round of the Short-Form Digital Series (Fiction) Program.

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Bell Fund selects 33 projects to split $2M

Fresh TV, Shaftesbury and marblemedia are among the prodcos chosen to receive Slate Development coin.

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Stranded finds a home in Sudbury

Directed and produced by Gearshift Films’ president Jordan Barker, the Toronto-based prodco has started production on its upcoming horror feature in Northern Ontario.

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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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A71 Entertainment picks up The Waiting Room

The distributor acquired the Canadian rights to the Igor Drljaca-directed feature.

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Locarno lineup announced

The festival includes world premieres for several Canadian films, including Igor Drljaca’s The Waiting Room.

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Gearshift Films to produce horror Stranded

The prodco will handle production responsibilities on the Christopher Borrelli and Chris Morgan-written horror film.

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Cameras roll on Igor Drljaca’s The Waiting Room

Drljaca (pictured) and his prodco TimeLapse Pictures is partnering with Gearshift Films and YN Films to produce The Waiting Room, currently shooting in Toronto.

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Northern Ontario ‘perfect fit’ for Lost and Found

As production wraps on the feature film, producer Jordan Barker tells Playback why shooting in Sault Ste. Marie made sense for the under $2 million film.

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Gearshift Films inks deal for Home Sweet Home

The deal covers all rights in Canada and the U.S., including pay TV, home entertainment and VOD, for the France-Canada co-venture thriller from the Toronto-based indie and France’s CountessFilms.