The Breadwinner


CSAs ’18: Maudie tops film awards with seven wins

On the TV side, CBC also had a big night with wins for Kim’s Convenience, Alias Grace and Anne.


Sheila McCarthy, Stuart Hughes among ACTRA Award winners

The 16th annual edition of the awards also handed out prizes for best voice work and best ensemble.

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CMF, Luxembourg launch $1.8M copro incentive

The two-year audiovisual codevelopment and coproduction agreement is open to TV and digital media projects.

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Awards Roundup: The Breadwinner wins at Annies

Plus: Jean-Marc Vallee picks up an award from the Directors Guild of America, and NSI names its online short film fest winners.

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Aircraft’s runway to the Oscars

Anthony Leo and Andrew Rosen on building The Breadwinner and campaigning for the Academy Award.

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The Breadwinner nabs Oscar nomination

The Canada/Ireland/Luxembourg copro is produced by Toronto’s Aircraft Pictures, headed up by Anthony Leo and Andrew Rosen.


CSAs ’18: Never Steady Never Still, Ava top CSA film noms

Four of the seven best-picture nominations hail from female directors, including Nora Twomey’s The Breadwinner and Aisling Walsh’s Maudie.

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In brief: Gary Slaight to be honoured with 2018 Humanitarian Award

Plus: The Breadwinner nabs a Humanitas Prize nomination and the Manitoba government makes a $750,000 investment in the local sector.

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Awards roundup: TFCA unveils best Canadian feature finalists

Plus: The Breadwinner, Alberta-shot Fargo and The Handmaid’s Tale nab Golden Globe nominations.

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Canadian animated films vie for Oscar noms

The Breadwinner and Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming are among 26 titles submitted in the animated feature film category.

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TIFF ’17: Chaos, ‘bad ass women’ dominant themes

TIFF artistic director Cameron Bailey and CEO Piers Handling discuss the 2017 lineup and the decision to cut its programming by 20%.

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TIFF ’17: Long Time Running gets gala treatment

The only other Canadian project announced today is the Canada/Ireland/Luxembourg copro The Breadwinner, which will world premiere in the special presentations section.