Ron Mann

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Carmine Street Guitars to play for Abramorama

The U.S.-based distributor has picked up the U.S. rights to filmmaker Ron Mann’s 10th feature documentary and is planning a theatrical release for spring 2019.

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Ron Mann’s Carmine Street Guitars to debut at Venice

Two Canadian virtual reality projects have also been selected to compete at the Italian festival.

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Telefilm, Rogers invest $2.5M across 18 docs

Sharkwater: Extinction, the follow up to the late Rob Stewart’s 2006 documentary, was among the projects to receive funding.

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TMN reveals upcoming doc slate

The Bell Media pay TV channel revealed a raft of projects in various stages of development and production, including eOne’s Out of the Mouths.

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CMF distributes $5M across 17 projects

Docs about boxer Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, explorer Jeff Fuchs and mermaids are among 17 docs to receive support from the Canada Media Fund.

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TIFF announces Len Blum Residency program

The Toronto festival has also unveiled the special guest speakers for its 2015 TIFF Industry Conference.

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Hot Docs, Shaw Media invest $241K in 11 documentaries

The latest round of funding spotlights demand for female-centric films. (Attiya Khan’s A Better Man pictured)

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Ron Mann aims for Altman-esque in Altman

Canadian director Ron Mann talks to Playback sister publication realscreen about his doc on filmmaker Robert Altman (pictured, right, with actor Shelley Duvall).

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Ron Mann’s Altman to screen in Venice

The Canadian director’s long-awaited ninth film chronicles the life of the late American director.

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Films We Like inks distribution deal with Music Box Films

Unveiled at Sundance, the deal sees Ron Mann’s (pictured) boutique distributor pact with the U.S. distributor to coordinate North American releases of titles.

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TIFF12: Films We Like to distribute Drafthouse titles in Canada

Ron Mann’s distribution company will release The Ambassador (pictured) for theatrical, home video and multi-platform as the first film in the deal.

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First look: TIFF takes off with Lunarcy!

Canadian director Simon Ennis (pictured) discusses and shares clips from his TIFF-premiering feature doc Lunarcy!