Patricia Bailey

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‘Remarkable’ growth in Quebec audiences

Report shows half the province turning out for homemade titles. De père en flic single-handedly out-performs Harry Potter and Twilight

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‘Anne can teach us how to find happiness’

Why are the Japanese so crazy for Anne of Green Gables? Ask Montreal’s Takako Miyahira

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Effects get a tax break boost in Quebec

In order to sweeten its brand as a one-stop shop for foreign producers, the Quebec government has made post-production work in the province 20% cheaper. In what will likely be a boost to the province’s burgeoning effects industry, the minister of finance, Raymond Bachand, has increased the tax breaks on computer-aided special effects and animation for foreign productions.

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APTN, Film Board seeking docs

Are you an aboriginal producer of French-language content with a good documentary idea? If so, the National Film Board and APTN want you. The Winnipeg-based channel and the NFB’s French arm are soliciting ideas from aboriginal producers for six half-hour docs aimed at youth between the ages of 18 and 35.

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Dédé bio leads Jutra race

New nomination process brings surprises as Dolan’s Mother takes a backseat to Dédé à travers and the fantasy Grande Ourse

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Tax credit shortsighted, says effects exec

New Breed exec says Quebec would have been wiser to put subsidies into research and development

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Blain goes solo

C.R.A.Z.Y. and La vie producer to focus on features and TV drama

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Eclectic mix at Rendez-vous

Video games, rock bands and a closer look at special effects added to festival attractions

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Zone3, Incendo to make English TV

Rest of Canada beware, prolific production house and distribution giant have come together to make docu-soaps and realities for English broadcasters

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APTN, Film Board seeking docs

Joint effort looking to turn out French-language shorts

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Pool to open Montreal fest

The upcoming Rendez-vous du cinéma québécois will open with the latest feature from award-winning director Léa Pool and wrap with Journal d’un coopérant, a web-based film by Robert Morin. Adapted from the novel Une belle mort by Quebec novelist and journalist Gil Courtemanche (A Sunday by the Pool in Kigali), Pool’s latest, La dernière fugue, tells the story of a family coming together over the Christmas season and dealing with a patriarch suffering from Parkinson’s Disease.

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Quebec upping tax break for effects

Following B.C.’s lead, province to give foreign shoots 20% off — and will include labor costs for freelancers