Mina Shum

Catherine Bainbridge

Telefilm, Birks to honour Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, Mina Shum

Screenwriter Sherry White, director Catherine Bainbridge (pictured) and actor Amanda Brugel are also among this year’s recipients.

Indian Horse

VIFF sets Canadian lineup

Stephen Campanelli’s Indian Horse is one of 18 features added to the festival, which has also announced its opening night film and five Canadian world premieres.

Mary Goes Round

TIFF ’17: Mary Goes Round, Meditation Park to world premiere

More than 50 Canadian features and shorts have been added to the festival’s lineup, as well as the world premiere of Mary Harron’s miniseries Alias Grace.

The Filmmakers, from CBC Media Centre

New CBC talk show puts Canadian film under the spotlight

Set to debut this weekend, The Filmmakers looks at the making of 11 homegrown features, including Deepa Mehta’s Water and Sarah Polley’s Stories We Tell.

Octavio Is Dead

CBC reveals inaugural Breaking Barriers recipients

Writer/director Sook-Yin Lee’s feature film Octavio is Dead! is among three projects to receive production financing through the $7.5 million fund.

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In Brief: WIFTV honours Joli-Coeur, Comedy Net greenlights more JFL

NFB chair Claude Joli-Coeur (pictured) to receive an award from WIFTV, Toast Studio partners with Bell Media, plus more news of the week.

Hurt

TIFF reveals Top Ten picks for 2015

Philippe Falardeau’s My Internship in Canada and Alan Zweig’s HURT (pictured) were among the titles chosen in the feature film category.

Room

Brooklyn, Room win VIFF audience prizes

Six films were named audience award winners on Oct. 9 as the festival wrapped its 16-day run. (Room pictured.)

Long Life Happiness and Prosperity

Shum takes Sondra Kelly Award

Vancouver scribe Mina Shum has landed the Writers Guild Sondra Kelly Award.