The Waiting Room

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TIFF ’15: Market slow but Canadian film having ‘banner year’

Canadian distribs and sales agents say activity in the sales market ranges from “soft” to “really bad,” but Canadian films themselves are enjoying a high profile.

The Waiting Room

A71 Entertainment picks up The Waiting Room

The distributor acquired the Canadian rights to the Igor Drljaca-directed feature.

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TIFF ’15: Into the Forest, Closet Monster nab world bows

Other Canadian films to get world premieres at the 40th edition of the festival include Fire Song, The Rainbow Kid and the doc Guantanamo’s Child: Omar Khadr. (Closet Monster pictured.)

Locarno Film Fest

Locarno lineup announced

The festival includes world premieres for several Canadian films, including Igor Drljaca’s The Waiting Room.

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Telefilm invests $7.1M across 10 features

Projects backed in the latest round of financing from the Canada Feature Film Fund include How to Plan an Orgy in a Small Town and Borealis.

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Cameras roll on Igor Drljaca’s The Waiting Room

Drljaca (pictured) and his prodco TimeLapse Pictures is partnering with Gearshift Films and YN Films to produce The Waiting Room, currently shooting in Toronto.