Articles Tagged ‘Telefilm Canada’

CineCoup unveils top five projects


(UPDATED) The top five filmmaking teams will pitch their projects to a panel of industry experts at the Banff World Media Festival June 10.

Inside Maxime Desmons’ Telefilm-backed micro-budget feature


Sally Karam and Damon D’Oliveira are producing and exec producing, respectively, What We Have, the first feature from Telefilm’s micro-budget production program (Desmons pictured).

Telefilm gives 2012 Guichet d’or to Omerta’s Luc Dionne


The Quebec director, wearing the director and screenwriters’ hats in making the popular French-language film, picked up $40,000 in prize money.

Indiecan takes Canadian rights to Random Acts of Romance


The Katrina Bowen-directed relationship comedy, executive produced by Avi Federgreen, will now be released across Canada by the indie player.

Tony Wosk joins Berkshire Axis Media


The production and distribution exec is the latest hire as the Toronto-based company continues to build its executive team.

Telefilm merges film marketing programs to cut costs


The move is the latest by the agency to cut bureaucratic red tape around the Canada Feature Film Fund to boost audiences at home and abroad.

Telefilm Canada backs CineCoup film accelerator


CineCoup distribution head Brad Pelman (pictured) tells Playback that the agency will invest an unspecified amount in the proposed film picked at Banff.

Markham Street taps Anita Doron to direct Sailor Girl


The theatrical feature based on the Sheree-Lee Olson novel will shoot in summer 2014 (Doron pictured).

Telefilm Canada wagers $3.7 million on five Quebec films


The bets are on the latest films by Micheline Lanctot, Carole Laure, Francois Delisle, Yves-Christian Fournier and a 3D film from Jean-Francois Pouliot and Francois Brisson.

Restored Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz secures Cannes selection


The 1974 classic Ted Kotcheff film, starring Richard Dreyfuss (pictured), was restored in an initiative spearheaded by The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television.

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