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Atom Egoyan

Playback’s 2018 Hall of Fame: Atom Egoyan

The auteur gained an international reputation for uncompromising, publicly funded films, and continues to build his body of work with more mainstream projects.

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Room cleans up at final night of 2016 Screenies

The Ireland/Canada copro took home nine awards Sunday evening, with Schitt’s Creek and Hyena Road winning three prizes each.

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Coming Soon: Remember

eOne’s Frank Mendicino and Darlene Hotton on the marketing and distribution plan for Atom Egoyan’s Remember, opening in 36 theatres across Canada today.

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Beeba Boys, Into the Forest get VIFF gala screenings

Other films set to screen at the festival in either gala or special presentations include Hyena Road and This Changes Everything. (Into the Forest pictured.)

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Egoyan’s Remember to bow at Venice

The 72nd edition of the festival will also feature Go With Me, a U.S./Canada/Sweden copro. (Remember pictured.)

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TIFF ’15: Hyena Road, Beeba Boys get gala premieres

The Canadian titles, from Paul Gross and Deepa Mehta, respectively, will have world premieres at the 2015 festival, along with Jon Cassar’s Forsaken.

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Why Dolby Atmos heralds a quiet revolution for Canadian film

The immersive sound mixing technology, now at Deluxe Toronto, is not just for explosions, post production head Nick Iannelli tells Playback Daily.

Natasha and other stories

Telefilm invests $7M across 7 features

Projects selected to receive coin in the latest round of financing include Ruba Nadda’s October Gale and David Bezmozgis’ Natasha (pictured).

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Harold Greenberg Fund backs Dunn, Egoyan features

The funder reveals the five features selected to receive financing through its Equity Investment Program. (Closet Monster pictured)

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German VFX studio Pixomondo moves onto Revival 629 lot

The Game of Thrones visual effects studio will occupy a newly renovated building at the Eastern Avenue studio complex in downtown Toronto.

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Deals: Serendipity Point, 9 Story, Screen Media Films

Atom Egoyan’s next film Remember sells into Europe while the Trailer Park Boys go stateside. (Remember‘s Christopher Plummer pictured)

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Christopher Plummer to star in Remember

The thriller from director Atom Egoyan and producers Ari and Robert Lantos is slated to start principal photography in Northern Ontario and the Toronto area this summer.