Carsten Knox

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Fichman working on Hobo feature

First Blindness, then Passchendaele and now… Hobo with a Shotgun? Grisly comedy marks change of pace for arthouse producer

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Falardeau tops AFF

Festival closes with top honors for C’est pas moi, je le jure!, and best Atlantic bragging rights for Down to the Dirt

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Doc spotlights Parton

A Nova Scotia-produced documentary on Dolly Parton’s literacy campaign will have its premiere on Sept. 20 at the 28th annual Atlantic Film Festival in Halifax.

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Another cut of Blindness opens AFF

Fernando Meirelles’ Canadian copro feature opened the Atlantic Film Festival Thursday in yet another re-edited version

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AFF Preview: Opener Blindness puts spotlight on Brazil

HALIFAX — Taking a page out of Cannes, the 28th Atlantic Film Festival, running Sept. 11-20, has chosen as its opening gala Fernando Meirelles’ adaptation of the José Saramago novel Blindness, a Canada/Brazil/Japan copro that will highlight this year’s focus on the film industries of Brazil, Argentina, and Mexico.

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Torresblanco, Halpern to speak at Strategic Partners

HALIFAX — Jan Miller, founder and director of Strategic Partners, the international coproduction market now in its 11th year, has seen the program grow from a small adjunct to the Atlantic Film Festival to the point where it is at capacity, hosting international producers, broadcasters, distributors, financiers and agents.

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Blindness to open Atlantic fest

The copro drama will help shine the spotlight on Brazil’s film industry, while East Coast titles including Growing Op, Down to the Dirt and Summerhood will provide the homegrown feel

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Torrens trying late night for CBC

HALIFAX: The CBC, in conjunction with Len MacKeigan’s Mill Reef Productions, is looking at a new live-to-air variety show from the Maritimes following a one-hour pilot for Live! at 25:00 that aired throughout the region in the wee hours on June 28. The late-night show aired from the Seahorse Tavern in Halifax at 1 a.m. and featured local musicians, comedians and entertainers, hosted by Jonathan Torrens (Trailer Park Boys, Jonovision). The title refers to the 24-hour clock of the broadcast day, with 25:00 being 1 a.m. The show is also being streamed at cbc.ca, which the network is using to gauge viewer response.

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Torrens trying late night for CBC

Pilot for Live! at 25:00 will bring together East Coast musicians and comics, looking to stake a claim on weekend schedule

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End of line for Trailer Park Boys

HALIFAX: The Trailer Park Boys’ reign as the kings of Canadian TV comedy seems to have come to an end, with no eighth season of the successful Showcase cable TV series planned.

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End of line for Trailer Park Boys

Showcase sitcom not expected back for another season, say creators Mike Volpe and Barrie Dunn, though a new special is in the can and another feature is in the works

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Sea Wolf sails into Halifax

HALIFAX: A new adaptation of Jack London’s oceangoing novel The Sea Wolf is launching from the Halifax waterfront, while the feature Noah’s Arc is getting off the ground in town.