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Cameras roll on Alain Desrochers’ ESC in Sudbury

The Molly Parker-starrer will be released in Canada by Suki Releasing. (Parker pictured)

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Cameras roll on The Legend of Barney Thomson

The Canada-U.K. copro marks veteran actor Robert Carlyle’s (pictured) movie directorial debut, which also stars Emma Thompson and Ray Winstone.

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Telefilm invests $3.5M in 12 features

The agency is backing low-budget films by Rafael Ouellet, Terrance Odette, Jason Bourque and other Canadian directors.

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Corner Gas gets movie reboot

The big-screen reboot of the much-loved TV series will receive a multi-tiered rollout across theatrical, TV and home entertainment.

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Telefilm invests $11.8M in nine French films

Films that received support in the latest round of financing include micro_scope’s Endorphine and Ricardo Trogi’s Le Mirage.

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Relativity takes U.S. rights to Hector

The distribution giant plans a fall 2014 platform release for the Canadian-German co-production. (Hector and the Search for Happiness star Simon Pegg pictured)

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Black Fly wraps principal photography

The thriller from Canadian writer and director Jason Bourque was shot in British Columbia.

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Industry pact brings first-run films to First Nation reserves

Bandwidth Digital Releasing, with Adam Beach (pictured), has launched a new film exhibition series that uses profits from premium screenings to subsidize aboriginal filmmaking.

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Telefilm Canada names five to win New Voices Awards

The winning emerging screenwriters will attend the Toronto Screenwriting Conference in Toronto next month, and lunch with key industry execs.

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Telefilm invests $4.7M in five feature films

Recipients in the latest round of funding include three international coproductions, such as 2D/3D animated thriller Un Monde truque (A Rigged World).