Scythia Films

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Domestic prodcos stretched thin under talent crunch

As the production volume in Canada continues to surge, Sean Buckley, Daniel Bekerman and Vince Commisso discuss how they’re working around the domestic talent shortage.

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Deals: Prospero, Scythia, Wattpad

Prospero signs a first-look deal with the Soska sisters, Sierra/Affinity boards Scythia Films’ Slash/Back, and more.

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Scythia, Clique to coproduce ’80s-themed thriller Coming Soon

U.K. distributor Altitude Films will launch the feature’s international sales at Cannes.

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Scythia Films, Viggo Mortensen start Falling

The directorial debut from recent Oscar nominee Mortensen is currently shooting in Toronto, with Canadian actors Hannah Gross and Terry Chen joining the international cast.

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Semi Chellas’ American Woman heads to Tribeca

The Canadian feature, produced by First Generation Films and Elevation Pictures, makes its world premiere in the festival’s Spotlight Narrative program.

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Scythia Films’ Percy underway in Winnipeg

Mongrel Media has picked up Canadian rights to the drama starring Christopher Walken and Christina Ricci.

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Scythia, Stellar Citizens partner on film, TV development fund

The Toronto-based companies will develop up to seven projects in the next year, the first of which is an adaptation of Mark Vonnegut’s The Eden Express: A Memoir of Insanity.

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Viceland’s Rise to bow at Sundance

The Vice Studio Canada and APTN docuseries is one of two Canadian productions recently added to the U.S. fest’s lineup.

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Kayaking for Beginners rolling in B.C.

Scythia Films’ Daniel Bekerman discusses bringing the family feature to life.

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The 2015 New Establishment: JoBro Productions and Scythia Films

From Playback magazine: Jonathan Bronfman and Daniel Bekerman have made a splash in the indie film biz after joining forces less than three years ago. (The Witch pictured.)

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Coming Soon: Bang Bang Baby

Search Engine Films’ Jason Wright on his distribution strategy for the 1960s-set sci-fi/musical mashup, which includes an event to showcase the film’s VR trailer.

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Coming Soon: Diamond Tongues

Filmmaker Pavan Moondi discusses the distribution strategy behind the upcoming release of dramatic comedy Diamond Tongues.