CMPA unveils short list for TIFF producers award

The Canadian producers' award, to be announced on Sept. 4, includes a $10,000 prize.
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The Canadian Media Production Association has shortlisted five producers with movie titles in TIFF to contend for its 9th annual Feature Film Producer’s Award.

Those competing for the $10,000 cash prize are Bang Bang Baby producer Daniel Bekerman of Scythia Films
, Félix and Meira producer Sylvain Corbeil of metafilms, 
and Trish Dolman and Christine Haebler, Screen Siren Pictures co-producers of Hector and the Search for Happiness
.

Also competing for the producer’s prize are two Canadian films with North American premieres in Toronto after bows in Cannes: metafilms’ Nancy Grant with Mommy
 and Prospero Pictures’ Martin Katz with Maps to the Stars
.

The winner will be announced on Sept. 4 in the Filmmakers’ Lounge in the CBC’s Glenn Gould Studio.