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Eight Canadian producers head to Trans Atlantic Partners

Shaftesbury’s Stephanie Ouaknine and Compass Productions’ Joe Balass are among the Canadian independent producers set to take part in the copro program.

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Buck wraps on sci-fi feature Astronaut

Written and directed by Shelagh McLeod, the Hamilton, ON-shot feature stars Colm Feore and Richard Dreyfuss.

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The Space Between counts on fan campaign for theatrical push

The directorial debut from Amy Jo Johnson premieres in Canadian theatres today and will screen at eight fan-hosted events in cities across the U.S.

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Buck options sci-fi feature The Competition

Producer Jessica Adams and writer Shelagh McLeod put the project on Buck’s radar when they won a pitch competition at Berlin International Film Festival.

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Cameras roll on The Space Between

The feature directorial debut from Amy Jo Johnson (pictured) is executive produced by Shaftesbury chairman and CEO Christina Jennings.

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Coming Soon: Tru Love

In the first of a new editorial series on distribution strategies for Canadian films, IndieCan Entertainment’s Avi Federgreen discusses plans for micro-budget indie Tru Love.

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Amy Jo Johnson and the art of crowdfunding

With three successful Indiegogo campaigns under her belt, the former Flashpoint star weighs in on her strategies for turning fans into financiers.

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Canadian Film Centre unveils 19 film program residents

The program, chaired by Paul Haggis (pictured), sees emerging filmmakers mentored as they take feature projects from development to script and packaging phases.