Articles Tagged ‘Telefilm Canada’

Guy Maddin to turn seances for lost silent films into a feature


The partnership with the NFB and Phi Films will include an installation based on a 2012 live streaming of paranormal visits in Paris (Maddin pictured).

Goon receives Golden Box Office award


eOne Films Canada’s Noah Segal and the film’s actor-co-writer Jay Baruchel on the hockey comedy’s $4.1 million domestic box office performance in 2012.

Industry orgs launch national marketing initiatives


A national strategy called Eye on Canada will promote Canadian content and talent, while a new mentorship program will help producers learn the art of marketing.

Michael Hennessy urges grassroots promotion of Canadian content


“Do your thing. It doesn’t matter. We’re not going to tell you what to do,” the producers lobbyist (pictured) told a Banff festival panel on the industry-wide national promotional strategy.

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.

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