Jacob Tierney

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TIFF ’18: Dolan’s Death and Life of John F. Donovan to world bow

The announcement marks the first time the vaunted Canadian filmmaker will world-premiere one of his films at TIFF.

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Producer Kevin Tierney dies at 67

An outspoken and passionate filmmaker, Tierney left an indelible mark on Canadian film.

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Letterkenny season three to bow on Canada Day

Despite its summer premiere, the upcoming season is set in…winter?

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Who won big at the WGC Awards?

X Company, Letterkenny and Maudie scribes nabbed some hardware at the annual Writers Guild of Canada gala. Check out who else picked up a trophy.

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10-4 on a new season for Letterkenny

The CraveTV/Comedy Net series produced by New Metric Media in association with DHX and Bell Media has been greenlit to a second season.

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eOne boards Tyson Caron’s Lovesick

Entertainment One has acquired the Canadian rights to the feature starring Jacob Tierney and Jessica Pare (pictured).

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Why CraveTV didn’t have a problem with Letterkenny

As production starts on Bell Media’s adaptation of Jared Keeso’s Letterkenny Problems, Mike Cosentino and New Metric Media discuss translating the web series for TV(ish).

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Coming Soon: Preggoland

Mongrel Media’s Tom Alexander on theatrical distribution strategy for Jacob Tierney’s Preggoland.

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Samantha Bee, Jonathan Torrens do play-by-play for YTV comedy

Jacob Tierney directs Game On, where two sports announcers give a running commentary on a teen’s life.

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Telefilm/CFC comedy boot camp unveils 4 new projects

Scripts by directors Sudz Sutherland, Robert Cuffley and Jason James are among the latest projects for the Telefilm Canada Feature Comedy Exchange.

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The Vancouver Asahi wins VIFF People’s Choice Award

Several Canadian projects won awards at VIFF, including Jacob Tierney’s Preggoland, while in global awards news, three Canadian productions are nominated for International Emmys.

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San Sebastian: Canadians target Latin American partners in Spain

As public subsidies shrink at home, Canadian producers are in the Basque Country this week to woo coproduction partners in Mexico, Columbia and Brazil.