Articles Tagged ‘Telefilm Canada’



Indiecan takes Canadian rights to Random Acts of Romance

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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



Telefilm Canada taps Canadian talent for Cannes promotion

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The actors, directors, producers and sales executives will be featured as part of the 10 Canadians to Watch at Cannes showcase on the Croissette.



Slew of Canadian shorts screening in Cannes

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A total of 44 homegrown shorts will screen at the Cannes Market and the festival’s Short Film Corner (Jeremy Lutter’s Floodplain pictured).



Jean-Francois Pouliot directs Dr. Cabbie

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Vinay Virmani, Adrianne Palicki and Kunal Nayyar top-line the Canadian indie now shooting in Toronto.

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NFB75Anniversary - Sarah Polley (filmmaker) with her Stories We Tell producer Anita Lee (NFB Ontario executive producer)

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