Manon Briand

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Buxton’s Blackbird wins at VIFF

The Nova Scotia-based director’s feature took home the $10,000 prize for best Canadian feature, while Jesse James Miller’s Becoming Redwood was crowned most popular Canadian film.

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Manon Briand ponders directing an English-language movie

The draw of Hollywood A-list actors and international financing has the Quebec director looking to possibly make a movie in Toronto or stateside (Briand’s Liverpool pictured).

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Telefilm backs 11 Quebec movies

Quebec’s French language directors have received a cash boost from Telefilm Canada for their latest projects.