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Picnicface, Roller Town win big at Canadian Comedy Awards

Awards for the sketch comedy show (pictured) include best TV show and best writing, while the upcoming theatrical feature won best film and best direction.

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Roller Town to get digital bow in U.S. market on VOD and iTunes

Duopoly has inked a deal with Gravitas Ventures for the Aug. 14 launch of the Canadian comedy by Andrew Bush that stars Halifax sketch comedy troupe Picnicface.

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Fantasia books latest from Pascal Laugier, Rob Grant and Seth Smith

The Montreal genre festival plans a screening of Laugier’s The Tall Man (pictured), a Canada-France co-production shot last year in B.C., on opening night July 19.

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Fantasia genre fest announces program highlights

The Montreal fest will give a world premiere to Jennifer Lynch’s Chained (pictured), debut a travelling art show and feature seven Canadian projects in the Off-Frontieres sidebar.

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Harold Greenberg Fund helps market Canadians at Slamdance

The Canadian indie films Roller Town and Comforting Skin received support to market themselves to distributors and rival festivals.

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Roller Town movie goes online for donations

Halifax comedy troupe Picnicface has financing from the Harold Greenberg Fund for their upcoming movie comedy Roller Town, and D Films on board as a theatrical distributor.

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Casting call: Rollerskaters wanted

If you can rollerskate – not rollerblade, mind you, we’re talking old-fashioned rollerskates – then the folks at Halifax’s Hennessey Casting are looking for you.

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New projects land Harold Greenberg Fund investment

A number of high-profile projects will be receiving support in the latest round of Astral’s Harold Greenberg Fund’s English-language program via the Equity Investment Program.