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Against the Wild

Deals: Raven Banner, Bell Media, Radio-Canada, ATW 2

A TIFF pickup for Raven Banner, international sales for Canada/South Africa copro Against the Wild 2 (pictured), plus deals for Bell Media, CBC and more.

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TIFF ’16: Distributors assess the market

Films for rabid fans, smart indie writing and wide commercial releases: Canadian distributors discuss what they’re still hunting for in Toronto.

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Deals: D Films, United Front, Arcana

United Front Entertainment secures a deal with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, plus more deals of the week.

Minutes past Midnights

Fantasia spawns feature-anthology horror pact

Raven Banner and Indiecan Entertainment are among five companies partnering to release anthology films for U.S. and Canadian markets. (Minutes Past Midnight pictured.)

Dark Stranger

Raven Banner gets familiar with The Dark Stranger

Coming Soon: Raven Banner’s Andrew Hunt talks targeting sci-fi fans with a national ad campaign on Bell Media’s Space.

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Deals: Raven Banner, Media Ranch, PNP

Raven Banner has acquired the international sales rights to Finnish superhero movie Rendel (pictured), plus more deals of the week.

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Deals: DDI, Raven Banner, Elevation

Double Dutch International has acquired the international sales rights to Super Troopers 2, plus more deals of the week.


Why Northern Banner made Borealis its first acquisition

The Sean Garrity-directed feature, which opens today in Toronto, was a bid to branch away from parent company Raven’s horror focus.


Deals: levelFilm, Comedy Network, Elevation

Toronto’s levelFilms readies Glassland (pictured) for a March release in Canada, and more deals of the week.


In brief: Berlin deals, Canadian copros land BAFTA wins

Marina Cordoni Entertainment sells the U.S. distribution rights to Sitting On The Edge of Marlene (pictured), plus more news from the week.

Justin Time - Guru Studio

Deals: ole, Guru Studio, True Gravity

Guru Studio’s pre-school property Justin Time (pictured) gets picked up in five territories, plus more deals of the week.

How to Plan Orgy

Northern Banner acquires How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town

The Jeremy Lalonde comedy had its British Columbia premiere at the Whistler Film Festival Thursday.