Markham Street Films

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Cameras roll on Danishka Esterhazy’s Level 16

The dystopian YA thriller, produced by Toronto’s Markham Street Films, recently received funding from CBC’s Breaking Barriers Film Fund.

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Coming Soon: The Trick with the Gun

Markham Street Films’ Aaron Hancox on the magical distribution strategy for The Trick with the Gun, released today.

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Aaron Hancox named VP unscripted at Markham Street

Hancox will oversee Markham Street’s domestic and international documentary production in the newly created post.

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Rogers doc fund invests $1.1M across 17 projects

EyeSteel Film’s Tokyo Girls and White Pine Pictures’ PTSD/Beyond Trauma were among the projects selected to receive coin in this latest round of funding.

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Coming Soon: Big News from Grand Rock

Markham Street Films’ Judy Holm on the theatrical distribution strategy for the debut feature from writer/director Daniel Perlmutter.

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Super Channel invests $850,000 in 34 new projects

Projects selected in the latest round of financing from the Super Channel Development Fund include Jason Priestley’s The Day Santa Didn’t Come.

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Big News From Grand Rock signs on big name Canucks

With actors including Gordon Pinsent, Aaron Ashmore and Ennis Esmer on board, the Markham Street Films production will begin shooting in Midland, Ontario after successfully raising part of its production funding through Indiegogo.

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Markham Street taps Anita Doron to direct Sailor Girl

The theatrical feature based on the Sheree-Lee Olson novel will shoot in summer 2014 (Doron pictured).

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Hold Fast to begin shooting May 28 in Newfoundland

The feature film starring Molly Parker and based on the novel by Kevin Major will shoot in and around St. John’s, Mount Pearl and the province’s parks.

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OMDC puts producers on fast-track to screen adapations

Relationships mean everything in film and TV, and match-maker OMDC’s From Page To Screen mixer is where many start.

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CBC honors International Women’s Day with feminism doc

CBC Doc Zone’s documentary The F-Word: Who Wants to be a Feminist? examines the state of feminism in Canada today as well as the history of the movement, with the help of pioneering feminist writers Germaine Greer, Susan Faludi, Amy Richards and Naomi Wolf.

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Molly Parker grabs lead in Lifetime pilot drama

Molly Parker (Swingtown, Deadwood) has landed the lead in Lifetime Network’s drama pilot Meet Jane from producer Warner Horizon.