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Bould and beautiful

London, Eng.-based director Chris Bould loves working in Canada. He first visited this country two years ago when actor Stephen McHattie recommended him as a guest director on Emily of New Moon, and he is currently in Halifax shooting his fifth…

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Bloomfield gets his Due (South)

Due South has a special place in director George Bloomfield’s heart. He was involved with the Alliance Atlantis series from the very beginning, and was instrumental in helping to develop the characters, create the look, and set the comedic tone. During…

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Fawcett makes his Power Play

John Fawcett is grateful to the producers of Once A Thief and Power Play for giving him his first job in television. When Glen Davis, Wendy Green and Bill Loren hired him to direct an episode of Once A Thief, Fawcett’s…

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Finkleman: crucial to direct your own material

With three critically acclaimed series for cbc behind him, Ken Finkleman has every reason to be a huge fan of the public broadcaster. Working on The Newsroom, More Tears, and most recently, on Foolish Heart, Finkleman has had the kind of…

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Peacocke happy to join Traders family

T.W. Peacocke’s resume includes a long list of top Canadian television shows: The Crow, Black Habour, The Rez, North of 60, Madison, Cold Squad and Traders. He has just finished shooting two episodes of the cbc series Drop Beat, about two…

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P.E.I. credit in the works

A labor-based tax credit for the Prince Edward Island film and tv industry has made it through a first sitting of the provincial legislature and will likely be implemented by April of 2000, says Enterprise PEI film commissioner Berni Wood. Specifics,…

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Newfoundland coming into its own

Leo Furey, executive director of the Newfoundland and Labrador Film Development Corporation, is delighted to be able to recite production volume figures for the province’s burgeoning film industry. In the 18 months since the fdc was established under his stewardship, production…

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N.S. plans animation studio, film school

Nova Scotia’s film industry has long outgrown the term ‘emerging.’ Production activity is skyrocketing, a successful soundstage is in operation, and plans for both an animation studio and a film school are at an advanced stage….

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Distribution in a changing marketplace

With the number of outlets for documentary programs increasing exponentially, Canadian distributors are faced with a radically altered marketplace in which to sell their product….

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Canamedia’s factual niche

canamedia president Les Harris believes that only two kinds of distribution companies will survive the competition from industry giants like Atlantis/Alliance: ‘the really big ones and those really specialized.’…

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One on One with Bette Minott

By Louise Cameron…

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Let It Come Down

Director/writer: Jennifer Baichwal – Producers: Jennifer Baichwal, Nick de Pencier – Cameraman: Jim Allodi – Diary by: Louise Cameron…