SK Films

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Canadian doc wins Lumiere award in Hollywood

Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation was awarded Best 3D Documentary by the Advanced Imaging Society, which honours achievements in immersive storytelling.

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SK Films CEO Jonathan Barker dies

Barker, who launched SK Films in partnership with IMAX co-founder Robert Kerr, was a veteran producer and distributor in the giant-screen cinema space.

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In brief: Maudie wins at Women’s Image Awards

Plus: Montreal’s MELS Studios and Postproduction adds a new face, SK Films’ Amazon Adventure honoured and more.

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SK Films returns with Amazon Adventure

The latest project from the 3D-film producer and distributor opens today in the Ontario Science Centre, Montreal Science Centre and Sudbury’s Science North.

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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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In Brief: CMF to showcase talent; Corus launches History SVOD

On- and off-screen talent from series like Heartland and Private Eyes are heading to the Hill, Canada and Ireland have reopened an incentive fund, and more news.

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SK Films embarks on Amazon Adventure

The film about 19th century explorer Henry Bates is currently shooting in the Brazilian Amazon and England.

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Bell Fund distributes $3.5M across 27 projects

Shaftesbury and Radical Sheep are among the recipients of production funding in the latest Bell Fund round.

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Flight of the Butterflies 3D picks up awards on its film festival migration

The Imax nature documentary coproduced by Canada and Mexico chronicles the migration of millions of Monarch butterflies. It is being screened at museums and large format theatres around the world.

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Round-up: Awards, returning series and production

Slaughter Nick for President (pictured) nabbed best doc at the Zagreb Film Festival, while TVO series The Water Brothers won a best newcomer prize at the Wildscreen Festival.

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Flight of the Butterflies 3D wraps shooting

The SK Films production with U.K. and Mexican partners wrapped a one-year production along the annual migration route of the monarch butterflies, ahead of a September 2012 bow on Imax screens.