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Zoe Hopkins

Indie film: Zoe Hopkins on Indigenous-led content

In the final part of our indie filmmaking series, the Kayak to Klemtu filmmaker discusses fostering new voices and the need to deliver Indigenous content to Indigenous audiences.

Percy picture, Christopher Walken, Christina Ricci

Scythia Films’ Percy underway in Winnipeg

Mongrel Media has picked up Canadian rights to the drama starring Christopher Walken and Christina Ricci.

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Mongrel Media nabs Canadian rights to Kayak to Klemtu

Produced by Daniel Bekerman and Sheryl Kotzer, Zoe Hopkins’ directorial debut will get a May theatrical release.

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Netflix nabs Meditation Park

Mina Shum’s feature has also been picked up for distribution by Cine Colombia and Encore Inflight, among others.

Mobile Homes

Dark Star Pictures picks up Mobile Homes

The U.S. distributor is planning a theatrical release for the Canada/France copro this summer.

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Deals: Thunderbird, Mongrel, Starfield, Super Channel

Thunderbird inks a U.S. theatrical deal with Dark Star Pictures for the Thomas Middleditch-starring comedy feature Entanglement, plus more deals.

Charlotte Mickie

Charlotte Mickie lands at Celluloid Dreams

Following her departure from Mongrel International in June, Mickie is taking a VP role at the Paris-based distribution outfit where she worked more than a decade ago.

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Mongrel picks up Mobile Homes

The Canada/France copro will have its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival’s Directors’ Fortnight program.

Maudie

Maudie crosses the $1 million mark

The Canada/Ireland copro will expand to 82 screens across Canada this weekend.

Maudie

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.

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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.

Film reel

TIFF looks to preserve pre-digital movie materials

Canadian filmmaker Peter Mettler and eOne/Les Films Seville were among those to donate more than 1,400 film prints to the Toronto festival’s archives.