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Awards: TFCA Canadian film contenders, ACTRA’s Excellence

Which Canadian films are vying for the $100,000 Rogers Best Canadian Film award and the actor that nabbed ACTRA’s 2018 career honour.

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Seville International picks up Denys Arcand’s latest

The Montreal-based eOne subsidiary has acquired the global rights to Arcand’s upcoming The Fall of the American Empire, as well as the doc Anthropocene.

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TIFF ’17: Long Time Running gets gala treatment

The only other Canadian project announced today is the Canada/Ireland/Luxembourg copro The Breadwinner, which will world premiere in the special presentations section.

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New CBC talk show puts Canadian film under the spotlight

Set to debut this weekend, The Filmmakers looks at the making of 11 homegrown features, including Deepa Mehta’s Water and Sarah Polley’s Stories We Tell.

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Telefilm, Rogers invest $2.5M across 18 docs

Sharkwater: Extinction, the follow up to the late Rob Stewart’s 2006 documentary, was among the projects to receive funding.

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TMN reveals upcoming doc slate

The Bell Media pay TV channel revealed a raft of projects in various stages of development and production, including eOne’s Out of the Mouths.

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Bell Media commissions Tragically Hip doc

The feature, produced by Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn, will roll out across the media co.’s platforms and in theatres in 2017.

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Telefilm, Rogers invest $1.6M across six docs

Anthropocene (pictured) from Jennifer Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky was among the projects to receive funding through the Theatrical Documentary Program.

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Baichwal, Burtynsky partner again for Anthropocene

The documentary is the follow up to the pair’s award-winning feature Watermark.

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Enemy, Orphan Black win top prizes at DGC awards

Don McKellar also won the best film direction trophy for his work on The Grand Seduction at the Directors Guild of Canada Awards, held on Saturday at The Carlu in Toronto.

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Photo Gallery: Birks Diamond Tribute 2014

Ten women from the Canadian film and television industry were honoured at an awards ceremony at the Birks store during TIFF.

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Telefilm, Birks honour year’s top Canadian women in film

The acting honorees included Orphan Black‘s Tatiana Maslany, Anne Dorval, a favourite of Quebec director Xavier Dolan, and Sophie Nelisse of The Book Thief.