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Shaftesbury, Company option Burrows’ Birder Murder Mysteries

The first partnership between the two companies, the project is expected to bring together a roster of Canadian and U.K. screenwriters.

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Miramax exec joins Cineflix Rights as head of scripted

The newly created role sees James Durie focus on the distributor’s global strategy for sales, presales, acquisitions and coproductions for its scripted content.

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Alison Murray gets moving on The Vegas

The Canada/Argentina coproduction sees The Film Farm’s Simone Urdl and Jennifer Weiss serve as executive producers.


CSA best film race: How the young pretenders became the contenders

Writer/director nominees for the coveted category weigh in on their process, how they pitched their film, and more.

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A Perfect Plan, Hazy Little Thing among CFF world premieres

Director Sergio Navarretta’s The Cuban will open the 14th edition, while Steve Markle’s Shoot to Marry caps off the Toronto-based fest.

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Mongrel Media nabs Sean Garrity’s latest

Written, directed and produced by the My Awkward Sexual Adventure director, I Propose We Never See Each Other Again After Tonight will open this March.

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Hangar 18 gets to work on The Fight Machine

Produced under Raven Banner Entertainment’s joint venture with 9 Light Entertainment and Red Square Motion, the film sees Raven Banner’s Andrew T. Hunt direct.

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Incendo, Further South Productions team for Ice

Created and written by John Forte, the Canada/U.K. copro sees Lionsgate serve as the thriller’s international distributor.

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Krempelwood extends its reach across the pond

The U.K.-based program financier plans to invest $17 million towards Canadian projects that have the potential to run for multiple seasons and sell internationally.

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Pilote preps Maria Chapdelaine

MK2|Mile End is set to distribute The Fireflies Are Gone writer/director’s fourth feature film in Canada.

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Gravitas Ventures takes on James vs. His Future Self

The sci-fi comedy up for best original screenplay at the Canadian Screen Awards is expected to be released theatrically in the U.S. this May.


Building Landscape Artist of the Year Canada

Blue Ant Media’s Sam Linton and marblemedia’s Matt Hornburg discuss the path to the Canadian adaptation of the hit U.K. competition series.