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Heritage wraps China mission with $125M in deals

Item 7, Transfilm International and Breakthrough Entertainment are among those partnering with Chinese companies on upcoming projects.

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Nguyen’s Hummingbird Project rolls in Quebec

The Oscar-nominated director teams up with Item 7 once again on his latest drama.

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Bon Cop sequel hits $6M at the box office

The action-comedy flick, which bowed on 235 screens country-wide, reached the milestone after 10 weeks in theatres.

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On the Slate: Item 7

After producing four features and one short in 12 months, the Montreal film prodco is turning its development eye towards scripted TV and animated projects.

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Bon Cop Bad Cop 2 sails past $3 million

While it received a slightly wider theatrical release across Canada, the sequel didn’t match the two-week mark set by its predecessor.

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Cameras roll on Birthmarked

The comedy, which is currently shooting outside Montreal, is produced by Item 7′s Pierre Even.

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Taking the long road to “Juliet”

Item 7′s Pierre Even discusses why Eye on Juliet, the latest film from Kim Nguyen (pictured), has been worth the wait.

Chloe Robichaud’s Pays books star lead, starts production

Emily VanCamp (pictured) has signed on to star in the second feature from the director, whose Sarah Prefers to Run enjoyed a hot festival run in 2013.

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Quebec weighs changes to the province’s film tax credit

The Godbout Commission, examining Quebec’s overall tax regime, offered recommendations to provincial government that has sent chills through the indie production community.

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Telefilm invests $6.2M in eight features

Mike Clattenburg’s Trailer Park Boys III and Sylvain Archambault’s La Garde are among the films receiving coin through the Canada Feature Film Fund.

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War Witch advances in Oscar voting

The child soldier drama, directed by Kim Nguyen and produced by Montreal’s Item 7, is one of nine foreign language films selected in the first phase of Oscar nominee shortlisting.

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Best of the year: Item 7

Playback‘s film producer of the year is behind Kim Nguyen’s Rebelle (War Witch) and the upcoming post-apocalyptic thriller The Colony.