Articles Tagged ‘OMDC’

Cameras roll on Alain Desrochers’ ESC in Sudbury


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

Ontario’s total 2013 production spend slips: report


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


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


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


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


“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


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.

Report: ‘Discoverability’ tactics essential to online content success


Audience engagement throughout a project’s development, production and distribution is crucial, according to a new report from the Canadian Media Production Association.

TIFF12: OMDC unveils Canadian projects for festival financing forum


Canadian producers Mary Young Leckie, Kevin De Walt and Trish Dolman will attend the International Financing Forum to fill out budgets for films in development.

Ontario tech cluster points to tax credits as key to burgeoning biz


The Ontario International Marketing Centre, on site at Gamescom2012, and the Ontario Technology Corridor say that government incentives are attracting gaming cos from outside the province.

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WIFT @ TIFF 2014

WIFT @ TIFF 2014 - Shasha Nakhai, recipient of the inaugural WIFT-T Ubisoft Producer Mentorship, with director Rich Williamson.

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