Jason Eisener

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Rhombus sets up next slate of films

The Toronto-based producer is in development on seven feature films, including projects from Brandon Cronenberg and Andrew Cividino.

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Peter Wellington, Jason Eisener films screen at Fantasia

Cottage Country (pictured) from Whizbang Films will receive a North American premiere, while the anthology horror film series V/H/S 2 also gets a berth in the Canadian genre film festival.

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Karlovy Vary: Canadian filmmaking wave stirs sleepy Bohemian spa town

Talk among Canadian directors and producers attending a Canada Day dinner Monday night turned to a logjam of Canadian titles vying for plum slots at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.

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Video Services Corp. takes Canuck rights to The ABCs of Death

The horror anthology will be rolled out as part of Cineplex Theatre’s Sinister Cinema series starting in May.

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Three Canuck films make Sundance lineup

The documentary Stories We Tell, (pictured), and scripted thrillers and dramas S-VHS and The Meteor will be shown in out-of-competition sections of the annual festival in Utah.

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Gaiam Vivendi snags U.S. rights to Dead Before Dawn 3D

TIFF also saw two projects first pitched at the Fantasia International Film Market move forward in Toronto.

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Magnet Releasing picks up U.S. rights to Hobo

The U.S. rights to Jason Eisener’s action film Hobo With a Shotgun has been picked up by Magnolia Pictures’ genre arm Magnet Releasing.

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TF1 grabs international rights to Copperheart’s 88 Arletta Avenue

French sales outfit TF1 International has grabbed the international rights to indie producer Copperheart Entertainment’s 88 Arletta Avenue from Canadian director Randall Cole.

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Alliance Films picks up Jason Eisener’s actioner

Alliance Films has picked up the Canadian rights to Jason Eisener’s action film Hobo With a Shotgun, which stars Rutger Hauer, Gregory Smith and Robb Wells.