Jordan Canning

A Worthy Companion

DGC unveils Discovery Award nominees

Fifteen filmmakers have made the long list for the prize, which celebrates emerging talent.

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VIFF sets Canadian lineup

Stephen Campanelli’s Indian Horse is one of 18 features added to the festival, which has also announced its opening night film and five Canadian world premieres.

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Calgary International Film Festival announces Alberta lineup

Jordan Canning’s Suck It Up will close the festival, while the cast of Seven24′s Wynonna Earp will take part in a special Q&A.

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In brief: Canadians at Slamdance; Prasuhn joins CMU

Daniel Warth’s Dim the Fluorescents (pictured) will screen in competition at the Utah festival, the former VP and GM of Gusto TV finds a new gig, plus more news from the week.

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Harold Greenberg Fund backs Dolan, de Pencier features

The funder has revealed the latest round of features supported through its Equity Investment Program. (Director Miranda de Pencier pictured.)

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Whistler ’15: WIDC ups feature film prize

Jordan Canning’s Suck It Up will be the first feature to take advantage of new sponsorships for the Women In The Director’s Chair award.

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Mary Walsh, Jordan Canning named to WIDC/WFF program

The women are among eight filmmakers taking part in the Whistler Film Festival-based program, which includes mentorships from the likes of Siobhan Devine and Karen Lam.

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Jordan Canning wins WIDC feature award

The $120,000 in-kind prize will support the completion of Canning’s second feature film, Suck It Up.

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Whistler unveils 11 world bows in Canadian film slate

The 2014 lineup includes debuts for the latest movies by Carl Bessai, Jeffrey Nesker and Joel Ashton McCarthy.

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Jordan Canning’s We Were Wolves gets distribution

VSC picked up the releasing rights to the indie after the world premiere in Toronto.

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Deals: MCE, Blue Ice, IMAX, Proper Rights

Marina Cordoni Entertainment (MCE) will represent the distribution rights for Jordan Canning’s We Were Wolves (pictured), and other deals from this week.

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WIFTS Awards honour Alanis Obomsawin, Jordan Canning

The filmmakers will be recognized at the Women’s International Film Television Showcase Visionary Awards in L.A. this weekend.