Patricia Bailey

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Docmakers mourn Simard

Documentary filmmakers are in shock after the suicide of Marcel Simard, founder of Les Productions Virage and one of the most respected producers of social issue docs in Quebec.

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Carolle Brabant to lead Telefilm

These are heady times for women working in film and television – female helmers swept the top prizes at the Directors Guild of Canada awards in October, Hurt Locker director Kathryn Bigelow was the darling of the Oscars, and for the first time a woman will head Telefilm Canada.

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‘Remarkable’ growth in Quebec audiences

Nearly half the population of Quebec, 3.3 million people, went to a homegrown movie in 2009, according to stats released by the government agency that tracks cultural consuming habits.

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Tribeca to screen Trotsky

Festival darling one of 10 films to be screened at New York fest and via video-on-demand

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Carolle Brabant to lead Telefilm

First female boss comes up through the ranks to replace Clarkson. ‘A sign of confidence from the minister and the board,’ she says

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Docmakers mourn Simard

‘We have lost a role model and an important player,’ says friend and colleague

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Mountain comes back to Montreal

Spike series part of upswing in service work around the province

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Can anyone fix the Jutras?

There is a contingent of the Quebec film industry who have long complained that the annual Jutra prizes are a bit of a joke.

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Popular art films mingle at MoMA

Showcase runs the gamut from Polytechnique to horror-musical-comedy Suck

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E1 sells five at Berlin

Seven Days headed to Germany and France, while 1981 picked up for U.S. market

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Antoine wins with Rendez-vous

Feature doc about blind boy also up for a Jutra

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Passchendaele star in pilot for ABC

Caroline Dhavernas to play young doctor for producer of Grey’s Anatomy and Private Practice