Serendipity Point Films

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Playback’s 2017 5 2 Watch: Akash Sherman

At just 22, the writer/director and VFX whiz kid has caught the eye of Ari Lantos and others with his filmmaking vision and technical expertise.

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Production begins on Through Black Spruce

The feature, produced by Serendipity Point, Kistikan Pictures and Buffalo Gal Pictures, is directed by Don McKellar and based on a novel by Canadian novelist Joseph Boyden.

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Serendipity Point developing Michael Ondaatje novel

The Toronto prodco has partnered with Film4 and Potboiler Productions to adapt In the Skin of a Lion for the big screen.

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Mark Musselman departs Serendipity Point

The exec producer reflects on 18 years with the Toronto prodco, the challenges of making Canadian films and gives his outlook for the industry.

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Ari Lantos to launch new production venture with Boat Rocker

The yet-to-be-named business will focus on scripted one-hour dramas and comedies.

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Production begins on Serendipity Point’s Clara

D Films is handling Canadian theatrical distribution on the sci-fi drama, which stars Suits actor Patrick J. Adams

The Evil In Us

Deals: Raven Banner, MK2, UFE, pUNK Films

Raven Banner sells Jason William Lee’s The Evil In Us to seven territories, including the U.S., MK2 l Mile End acquires Oscar-nominee Tanna, plus more.

Below Her Mouth

Below Her Mouth inks raft of int’l deals

Netflix acquired the Serendipity Point Films feature in multiple territories, while the project also landed theatrical releases in the U.S., Japan and Germany.

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In brief: Murdoch finds an escape, Egoyan’s Remember wins in Hanoi

Murdoch delves further into interactive experiences, becoming an escape game; Serendipity Point and SK Films win international awards, plus more news.

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HGF distributes $329K across 27 film projects

Scripts backed through Harold Greenberg Fund’s Script Development Program include David Cronenberg’s Consumed and Mary Walsh’s Come Home Year.

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Elle Driver takes int’l sales rights to Below Her Mouth

The Serendipity Point Films feature is being distributed by Elevation Pictures in Canada.

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Production underway on Four in the Morning

The Serendipity Point Films project, which is part of CBC’s 2016/17 slate, is being shot in Toronto.