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The Devil's Horn

Larry Weinstein brings sax appeal to first project

The Devil’s Horn (pictured), from LWP, Rhombus and Films We Like, is Weinstein’s first project as an indie since departing Rhombus Media last summer.

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Best of the Year: Rhombus Media

Building new partnerships and focusing on first-time filmmakers helped to make 2015 a banner year for the 36-year-old prodco.

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Stephen Dunn’s Closet Monster starts production on the Rock

The Rhombus Media and Best Boy-produced film is the first feature from up-and-coming director Dunn.

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HBO Canada tests binge strategy with Sensitive Skin

The channel is launching all six episodes of Canadian dramedy Sensitive Skin online and on demand following the show’s broadcast premiere.

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Tricon grabs international distribution rights to Sensitive Skin

The Canadian pay TV dramedy, based on the original BBC series, is shooting for six weeks in Toronto (star Kim Cattrall pictured).

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Keanu Reeves, Niv Fichman topline Asian Film Summit lineup

The second annual east-west bridge-building conference will take place on Sept. 2 at the Toronto International Film Festival.

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Harold Greenberg Fund invests in 27 movie scripts

Deepa Mehta’s Secret Daughter novel adaptation, Patricia Rozema’s Via Dolorosa and Sarah Polley’s Alias Grace adaptation are among the latest Canadian film projects getting development coin.

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Rhombus Media producing Stephen Dunn debut feature

Closet Monster is in pre-production and set for a summer 2014 shoot, with Niv Fichman producing (Dunn’s Life Doesn’t Frighten Me pictured).

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Norm Bolen to head up proposed all-Canadian film channel

Starlight: The Canadian Movie Channel also proposes to fund Canadian theatrical features, and is backed by, among others, Victor Loewy, Robert Lantos, Mark Musselman, Hussain Amarshi, Denys Arcand, David Cronenberg and Deepa Mehta.

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Kim Cattrall and Don McKellar take on Sensitive Skin

Cattrall (pictured) will star and exec produce, while McKellar will direct the half-hour comedy based on a U.K. series.

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Cronenberg on Antiviral’s evolution

The young director’s feature debut will bow at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sept. 10 at 9 p.m.

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Alliance Films and Rhombus Media ink first-look deal

Indie producer Rhombus Media has inked a first-look deal with Alliance Films to potentially release its film titles through the indie distributor’s Canadian, British and Spanish pipelines.