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Big Muddy

Coming Soon: Big Muddy

Union Pictures’ Robin Cass on the cross-country rollout strategy for the theatrical release for Big Muddy, the debut feature from Jefferson Moneo.

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‘Billy Bishop’ filmmakers to send DVDs to veterans

Following a successful crowdfunding campaign, the team behind the feature film Billy Bishop Goes to War will be sending DVDs of the film to veteran organizations.

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Big Muddy film shoot starts in Saskatchewan

Producer Bob Crowe of Angel Entertainment said the indie may be among the last movies to tap tax credits in the province after refundable incentives were axed by the provincial government (director Jefferson Moneo pictured).

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Newfoundland gets Deadly with Donnie Dumphy

Directed by Nik Sexton and starring Leon Parsons, Donnie Dumphy: How to be Deadly is shooting in and around St. John’s and Mount Pearl.

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Union Pictures names Ian Cooper chief operating officer

A lawyer by trade, Cooper (pictured) has spent more than a decade as a legal and strategic advisor to media, entertainment and technology companies.

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AFM 2012: Canadian rights to Ginger & Rosa to Union Pictures

In other Canadian market news, Entertainment One pre-bought Stung for a range of territories, including Canada and the U.K. (Ginger & Rosa pictured).

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Cliffe lands Glover and Greenwood for Donovan’s Echo

Production has kicked off in Vancouver on Donovan’s Echo. The feature, directed by Jim Cliffe and written by Cliffe and Melodie Krieger, stars Danny Glover (2012, Saw) and Bruce Greenwood (Mao’s Last Dancer, Barney’s Version).

Down the Road Again

Don Shebib is Down the Road Again

Kathleen Robertson, Anthony Lemke and Tedde Moore have joined the cast for Down the Road Again, the sequel to Don Shebib’s classic 1970s film Goin’ Down the Road from indie producer Union Pictures.