Mongrel expands Maudie release
A solid opening and a line around the block at its Halifax premiere prompted a wider Atlantic Canada release of the Canada/Ireland copro.
Deals: DHX Media, 9 Story, Squeeze
DHX is expanding the Teletubbies brand into video games, Squeeze inks more international deals for Cracke, plus more deals.
Mongrel sends Maudie to Europe, Asia, Middle East
The Canada/Ireland coproduction was picked up by distributors including Germany’s NFP and Japan’s Shochiku.
In brief: Letterkenny preps for Paddy’s Day; Peppa Pig nabs prize
A special St. Patrick’s Day episode of the CraveTV original will launch March 17, Canada/Ireland copro Maudie to screen in Berlin, plus more news.
Maudie acquired by Sony Pictures Classics
The New York-based distributor took the rights in a number of international territories, including the U.S., U.K. and Latin America.
Maudie, Perfume War win Atlantic Film Festival prizes
The Ireland/Canada copro (pictured) and feature documentary were among the Canadian projects awarded at the 36th edition of the festival.
In Brief: Maudie to open VIFF, Mongrel’s home-ent hire
Production is underway in Ontario on the six-part miniseries, L.A.’s mayor wants to bolster VFX credits, plus more news.
Maudie to open Atlantic Film Festival
Justin Simms’ Away from Everywhere and Michael Melski’s Perfume War will also get world bows.
TIFF ’16: The Headhunter’s Calling lone Canadian gala
The first round of announcements has been made, with Headhunter’s so far alone in the gala slots and copro Maudie (pictured) in special presentations.
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.)
Telefilm invests $8M across 12 features
Films selected to receive production financing in this latest round include Goon: Last of the Enforcers and Operation Insanity.
Harold Greenberg Fund backs Dunn, Egoyan features
The funder reveals the five features selected to receive financing through its Equity Investment Program. (Closet Monster pictured)