Mark Slone

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Mark Slone named CAFDE president

eOne’s EVP of theatrical distribution and marketing takes the reins at the film distributors’ association.

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Inside eOne’s Goon 2 promo push

The distributor hopes its social strategy and physical footprint will help draw new and established audiences to the sequel.

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Director of the Year, English-language film: Michael Dowse

From Playback magazine: 2014 sees the Canadian director once again forge ahead with a uniquely Canadian story crafted for a global audience.

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eOne’s Mark Slone on rebirth of ‘Canada Cool’

Entertainment One has seen seven of its Canadian movie releases pass the $1 million mark during its latest fiscal year.

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Entertainment One promotes Mark Slone at film division

The new EVP of theatrical distribution will oversee Canadian acquisitions, based in Toronto.

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Prime Time 2014: Distributing movies in a digital age

On the final day of Prime Time, the morning’s discussion turned to how to best expose Canadians to film as more consumers watch movies online.

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Production underway on Ruba Nadda’s Inescapable

The indie thriller will shoot through mid-March in Canada, South Africa and Lebanon.

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Astral Media on Canadian film acquisition: ‘Our business model has not changed’

The broadcaster responds to CAFDE’s assertion that its pay TV licence fees have declined in recent years, and refutes Alliance’s claim that it was not interested in carrying Breakaway.

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Repeaters picked up by Alliance

Alliance Films has picked up Canadian rights to Carl Bessai’s Repeaters from Rampart Films. The deal was negotiated by Andrew Herwitz, president of the Film Sales Company on behalf of the filmmakers, with Mark Slone working the deal for Alliance Films. Alliance plans a 2011 roll-out.