Six Island Productions

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CMF invests in eight projects with Luxembourg, South Africa funders

Vancouver’s Omnifilm Entertainment and Toronto’s Six Island Productions are among the Canadians working with Luxembourg-based producers.

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Coming soon: Coconut Hero

How the Canada/Germany coproduction, which opens today in Toronto, stayed true to its Northern Ontario roots.

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Thithi wins two at Locarno film festival

The India/U.S./Canada copro picked up two awards at the 68th edition of the Swiss festival, including the best first feature prize.

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Canadian doc The Manor earns special mention in Karlovy Vary

Shawney Cohen’s film (pictured) about a family running a Guelph strip club had its world premiere at this year’s Hot Docs film festival.

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Weekly roundup: Indie production news, awards and release dates

This week’s roundup includes the start of production on CFC alumni Audrey Cumming’s (pictured) directorial debut and details of the Women In Film and Television Vancouver’s 2013 Spotlight Award Winners.

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Six Island co-production receives IDFA’s Jan Vrijman Fund

The Canada-Tunisia-France feature doc was one of 20 projects chosen for the international grant, which supports doc filmmakers in developing countries.