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Best of the Year: Elevation Pictures

The upstart Canadian distributor burst onto the scene in 2013 and has amassed an impressive list of premium film and television titles in the two years since.

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Elevation Pictures to release Bleecker Street titles in Canada

Former Focus co-CEO Andrew Karpen has tapped Laurie May (pictured) and Noah Segal’s shop to release his titles north of the border.

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Elevation hires Naveen Prasad to lead expansion

The former Alliance Films and eOne Films executive will oversee operations during the indie distributor’s ongoing transformation.

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Laurie May launches Elevation Pictures

The former Alliance Films and eOne exec (pictured) is backed by an output deal with U.S. producer Black Bear Pictures.

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Laurie May leaving eOne

The former Alliance Films EVP (pictured) is the latest executive to leave the company following its acquisition of Alliance Films in January.

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Ana Valine named WIFT-T 2011 Kodak New Vision Mentorship winner

As part of the program, Valine will be mentored by director Deepa Mehta and Alliance Films exec VP Laurie May.

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WIFT-T announces Crystal Awards winners

To recognize the achievements of women in screen-based media, Women in Film & Television – Toronto (WIFT-T) has announced a trio of winners for its 2010 Crystal Awards.