Cheryl Binning

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TIFF 2010 Opener: Score: A Hockey Musical

They skated hard, and their work on the ice paid off with a first overall draft pick: the prestigious opening spot at the Toronto International Film Festival.


VIFF extends Storyville

Pitching session open to wider producer community


Leo Awards facing tough times

Recent award winners are to purchase their own trophies as B.C.’s film and TV fete struggle to make ends meet


Whistler film fest branches out

Organizers add an extra day to the event and plan to revamp town’s original movie house into a permanent home and state-of-the-art digital facility


Cooper leaves Stargate after 17 seasons

Co-creator and EP will remain consultant for rest of present series


Aarrow and APTN address global warming

Environmental show goes global on National Aboriginal Day


Tallman lands Jessica Biel

Canada-France co-production begins shooting in September


DeWalt developing international mentorship program

Minds Eye’s principal wants to establish program to sponsor filmmakers from developing countries


Syfy’s Alice cleans up at Leos

Mini nabs eight awards at Vancouver film and TV fete, while Erin Karpluk honored for her performance in CBC’s Being Erica


Alberta bound for recovery

Aggressive grant programs and more accessible funding for digital could help make a difficult 2009 a distant memory


West coast facing ‘brain drain’?

Unions say it can be more financially appealing for creatives to leave the province


Busy times for B.C.

Paperny readies series for Citytv and Food Network Canada, while Omni takes flight with new season of Ice Pilots