Zanne Devine

Freaks

CMPA reveals producer awards nominees

Producers behind Freaks (pictured), The Grizzlies and Mouthpiece are up for this year’s Indiescreen Awards.

The Grizzlies

TIFF ’18: How a cross-cultural collaboration created The Grizzlies

Inuit producer and filmmaker Alethea Arnaquq-Baril on the genesis of the project and how Indigenous and non-Indigenous creatives can form fruitful partnerships.

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Miranda de Pencier set to direct The Grizzlies

The directorial feature debut from de Pencier (pictured) is penned by Breaking Bad writer Moira Walley-Beckett.

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Jason Reitman, Nia Vardalos and John Landis lined up for Telefilm Canada’s Hollywood comedy bootcamp

Participants in the Just For Laughs-backed Canadian Film Centre program are also being mentored by Zanne Devine, Anne Fletcher and Kirsten Smith.

Rain Down

Hollywood expat Zanne Devine launches Canadian distrib outfit

Hollywood producer Zanne Devine has launched a new Canadian multi-platform distribution company, Pacific Northwest Pictures, to be based in Vancouver and run by Emily Alden.