Articles Tagged ‘OMDC’



How do you sell Canada to Hollywood as loonie plunges?

FILM

Talk tax credit stability and talent, not as much about currency, local players tell Playback Daily.



Hot Docs to spotlight documentaries from India

FILM

The Made In program spotlight comes as Hot Docs’ Chris McDonald and 14 indie producers head to India as part of a trade mission this month.



How agile digital producers innovate with non-official coproductions

INTERACTIVETV

Canadians, no strangers to the coproduction, are urged via a new industry guide to collaborate with foreign projects on interactive digital media content.



Cameras roll on Alain Desrochers’ ESC in Sudbury

FILM

The Molly Parker-starrer will be released in Canada by Suki Releasing. (Parker pictured)



Ontario’s total 2013 production spend slips: report

FILMTV

Gains in animation and local movie production in Ontario failed to offset drops in U.S. film and TV budgets, causing a decline in overall production activity.



Cameras roll on The Girl King

FILM

Finnish director Mika Kaurismaki’s film about Queen Kristina of Sweden, co-produced by Galafilm and Triptych Media, has financing from Telefilm Canada, SODEC and the OMDC. (Actors Malin Buska and Sarah Gadon pictured)



Insight Productions rolls out web comedy for Shaw Media

STREAMTVWEB

TV wrestler Chris Jericho stars in the online-only comedy, But I’m Chris Jericho, as he struggles to become an actor.



Producers Lab Toronto to host Aussie and Kiwi film producers

FILM

Timed to coincide with the Toronto International Film Festival, the co-production forum uses global players gathered at the prestigious event to forge relationships and possible co-productions between producer partners.



Guidestones’ Jay Ferguson on brand integration to fund web series

WEB

“I want to create a genuine business model that creates a profit. There isn’t enough (fund) money to make it sustainable,” the Toronto filmmaker tells Playback about lining up sponsors for next-generation storytelling.



Domestic TV production lifts Ontario to record activity in 2012

FILMTV

Local shoots like Rookie Blue and Bomb Girls to Lost Girl and Degrassi accounted for 68% of the $1.28 billion spent in the province on film and TV production.

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WIFT-T Crystal Awards 2014

WIFT-T Crystal Awards 2014 - Alumni of the 2014 WIFT-T Media Leadership program, from left: Tashi Bieler, Marcia Douglas, Janice Zolf, CBC Business of Broadcasting Mentorship recipient Courtney Graham, WIFT-T Director of Development Jackie Pardy, Mark Montefiore Credit: Yani Macute