Articles Tagged ‘Telefilm Canada’

Prime Time 2014: Distributing movies in a digital age


On the final day of Prime Time, the morning’s discussion turned to how to best expose Canadians to film as more consumers watch movies online.

Robert Pattinson-starrer Life shooting in Toronto


First Generation Films has boarded Anton Corbijn’s latest movie as a coproducer.

Cameras roll on The Girl King


Finnish director Mika Kaurismaki’s film about Queen Kristina of Sweden, co-produced by Galafilm and Triptych Media, has financing from Telefilm Canada, SODEC and the OMDC. (Actors Malin Buska and Sarah Gadon pictured)

Telefilm Canada invests $3.7M in five feature films


Xavier Dolan’s latest project starring Samuel L. Jackson is among the projects backed in the latest round of Canada Feature Film Fund financing. (Dolan pictured.)

Telefilm’s Success Index score falls year-over-year


The tool, which measures results for the Canadian movies Telefilm supports, shows a 2012 score well below the high set in 2011.

What Telefilm polling reveals about how Canadians watch movies


“Public awareness of homegrown movies leaves much to be desired,” survey results show, as, excluding Trailer Park Boys: The Movie, most Canadians could not recall the last homegrown movie they viewed.

Edyson Entertainment completes production on Guidance


Pat Mills’ coming-of-age comedy stars the write/director and Zahra Bentham, Allison Hossack and Kevin Hanchard (Mills pictured).

CFC announces three teams for comedy exchange


The producer-writer teams will be mentored by high-profile comedy execs and talent, with the goal of increasing the strength of their feature comedies for the international marketplace.

Telefilm renews and expands Micro-budget Program


The organization has added a new component to support and boost visibility of Aboriginal creators.

Baja International Film Festival opens competition to Canadians


Festival director Alonso Aguilar Castillo talks to Playback about expanding the festival and boosting the focus on Canada-Mexico production partnerships.

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