SXSW

My Dead Dad's Porno Tapes

In brief: My Dead Dad’s and New Romantic win at SXSW

Plus: A portrait of Maudie‘s economic impact and eOne heads to the beach with a new format.

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In brief: CAFTCAD launches new costume design awards

Plus: Joe Serafini joins the Rolling Picture Company, the CMF’s Encore+ hits a viewership milestone, and more.

What Keeps You Alive

More Canadian features, shorts selected for SXSW

Colin Minihan’s thriller What Keeps You Alive will world premiere in the Midnighters section, while several shorts and VR projects will also debut at the Texas fest.

The New Romantic

Canadian features head to SXSW

Carly Stone’s The New Romantic will world premiere at the Texas fest, alongside Jason Stone’s First Light.

Bacon and God's Wrath

Canadian shorts added to SXSW lineup

Sundance winner Bacon & God’s Wrath (pictured) is among the shorts selected to screen in the Austin festival.

Jean of the Joneses

Canadian titles get world bows at SXSW

Stella Meghie’s Jean of the Joneses (pictured) and Tatiana Maslany-starrer The Other Half are among the Canadian titles to screen at the Texas festival.

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Turbo Kid wins SXSW Midnighters audience award

The action comedy, directed by Montreal collective Roadkill Superstar, will be released in Canada in November 2015.

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How YouTube 360 video changes the game for Bubl

Bubl CEO Sean Ramsay talks about what’s next for his 360 camera and proprietary software now that YouTube is supporting the format.

The Sandwich Nazi

Two Canadian docs headed to South By Southwest

Films by Lewis Bennett and Malcolm Ingram will receive world premieres in Austin, Texas.

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Timothy Yeung’s 90 Days wins best Canadian film award at Reel Asian

The pan-Asian film festival jury gave an honourable mention to Leftover, by Canadian director Daniel Yong. (90 Days pictured)

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VIFF, SXSW pact on gaming panel collaboration

Assassin’s Creed writer Cory May of Ubisoft will discuss video game writing at the West Coast film festival’s upcoming industry conference.

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IndieCan Entertainment expands into U.S. distribution

Avi Federgreen’s boutique distributor has snagged the North American rights to Elijah Drenner’s feature doc That Guy Dick Miller.