Jeff Barnaby

Jeff Barnaby

Filming set to begin on Jeff Barnaby’s Blood Quantum

Produced by Montreal’s Prospector Films, Barnaby’s second feature follows a tribal sheriff fighting against a zombie plague on an isolated Mi’gmaq reserve.

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TIFF asks filmmakers, artists to look 150 years to the future

The festival, in partnership with imagineNATIVE, Pinnguaq and the Initiative for Indigenous Futures, is launching a VR project entitled 2167.

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ImagineNATIVE announces opening, closing films

A short film from Jeff Barnaby (pictured) is among the titles announced for the festival, as well as a closing night gala screening for Adam Garnet Jones’ Fire Song.

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NFB premieres Aboriginal short film series

The shorts will screen as part of the Aboriginal Pavilion festival being held alongside the Pan Am Games. (Caroline Monnet’s Mobilize pictured.)

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APTN puts Jeff Barnaby, Sam Egan series into development

The series from Rezolution Pictures aims to reimagine the family crime drama through a Native lens (Barnaby pictured).

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Rhymes for Young Ghouls picked up for U.S. distribution

The film from writer/director Jeff Barnaby is currently slated for a late October 2014 theatrical release in the U.S.

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2014 CSAs: Aboriginal production makes its mark

From our print issue: a raft of nominations for aboriginal-created content points to a burgeoning creative industry. (Empire of Dirt pictured)

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Matt Johnson’s The Dirties big winner with Vancouver critics

The debut feature was named best Canadian film, best first Canadian film and earned the director the best actor prize for his turn before the cameras.

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TIFF releases top 10 festival features of 2013

The titles, including the latest work by Denis Villeneuve, Louise Archambault and Michael Dowse, will screen at Bell Lightbox in January.

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TIFF13: Dowse, McDonald features to bow at TIFF

Michael Dowse’s The F Word and Bruce McDonald’s The Husband, along with Jennifer Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky doc Watermark are amongst the Canadian films in this year’s festival lineup.

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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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Cameras roll on Rhymes for Young Ghouls

The feature film debut from writer-director Jeff Barnaby (pictured left), developed and financed under the CFC Features program and produced by Prospector Films, will shoot through to Nov. 22 in Montreal.