micro_scope

CMPA Indiescreen

Kim McCraw, Luc Dery win 2017 CMPA producer award

Wildling Pictures’ Kristy Neville and Matt Code picked up the emerging producers prize.

shutterstock_montreal

Quebec weighs changes to the province’s film tax credit

The Godbout Commission, examining Quebec’s overall tax regime, offered recommendations to provincial government that has sent chills through the indie production community.

LouiseArchambault

On the campaign trail with Gabrielle

Playback sits down with director Louise Archambault about how audiences have received Gabrielle ahead of the next Oscar cut and what projects she’s developing now.

DenisVilleneuve-1

Director of the Year: Denis Villeneuve

The Canadian director has a headline-making year, with two features debuting at TIFF and a box-office win stateside.

Gabrielle1-1

eOne to release Gabrielle in U.S. theatrical market

The Gabrielle Marion-Rivard-starrer from Quebec producer micro_scope is currently on the festival circuit, having recently screened at VIFF.

Gabrielle1-1

Telefilm Canada names Gabrielle as Oscar pick

The Locarno audience award winner comes from micro_scope, the same Quebec producer behind two earlier Oscar best foreign language contenders, Monsieur Lazhar and Incendies.

TIFFlogo

TIFF13: Dowse, McDonald features to bow at TIFF

Michael Dowse’s The F Word and Bruce McDonald’s The Husband, along with Jennifer Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky doc Watermark are amongst the Canadian films in this year’s festival lineup.

Gabrielle-1

Quebec films to lead Canadian contingent competing in Locarno

Louise Archambault’s coming-of-age tale Gabrielle (pictured) is to vie with a world premiere in the main Piazza Grande competition.

Finissant(e)s-1

Karlovy Vary: Canadian filmmaking wave stirs sleepy Bohemian spa town

Talk among Canadian directors and producers attending a Canada Day dinner Monday night turned to a logjam of Canadian titles vying for plum slots at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.

Maina-1

Nine Canadian films to show at 16th Shanghai International Film Festival

Lenin M. Sivam’s A Gun & A Ring and Michel Poulette’s Maina (pictured) are booked into the festival’s official competition, a first for Canada.

Cannes-redcarpet-stockstill

Telefilm Canada taps Canadian talent for Cannes promotion

The actors, directors, producers and sales executives will be featured as part of the 10 Canadians to Watch at Cannes showcase on the Croissette.

VicandFlo-1

Denis Cote’s Vic + Flo Saw a Bear earns Silver Bear award in Berlin

And Inch’Allah, by director Anais Barbeau-Lavalette, earned a critics’ prize at the European festival as Canadian directors came home with an impressive trophy haul (Vic + Flo pictured).