Telefilm Canada


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.


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.


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)


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.


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).