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TUFF celebrates the best of subway films

Toronto filmmakers James Vandewater and William Allinson are recognized for their short film Slow Win as one of the top three films in the fest.

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Baja International Film Festival opens competition to Canadians

Festival director Alonso Aguilar Castillo talks to Playback about expanding the festival and boosting the focus on Canada-Mexico production partnerships.


The 2013 10 To Watch: Brandon James Scott

The award-winning illustrator, designer and director at Guru Studio has racked up kudos for his pre-school animated series Justin Time.


If I Had Wings wraps production in Maple Ridge

Producer Cynde Harmon talks to Playback about the challenges of securing funding for the Canadian feature film.

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2013 Cineplex film program begins at the CFC

The five-and-a-half month program fosters future talent through networking and skills development (past mentor Paul Haggis pictured).

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Tiny Plastic Men begins season two production

The comedy show for adult action figure-lovers returns to pay TV network Super Channel in 2014.

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TVO adds three new board members

Gary Comerford (pictured), Kristin Morch and Mark Wakefield, who all have extensive business and charitable foundation experience, will each serve three-year terms.

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Alberta film and TV productions assess flood impact

Overflowing rivers in southern Alberta have interrupted the production of CBC’s Heartland, AMC’s Hell on Wheels (photo from actor Anson Mount pictured) and Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar.

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Female Eye Film Festival announces award winners

Canuck directors Dominique Cardona, Laurie Colbert and Shandi Mitchell are among the award winners at this year’s festival, which celebrates the work of female film directors (The Disappeared pictured).


Goon receives Golden Box Office award

eOne Films Canada’s Noah Segal and the film’s actor-co-writer Jay Baruchel on the hockey comedy’s $4.1 million domestic box office performance in 2012.


Temple Street takes The Next Step with Segal for licensing

Segal Licensing will be responsible for marketing the tween dance drama (pictured) through events, merchandise and publications.

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Industry orgs launch national marketing initiatives

A national strategy called Eye on Canada will promote Canadian content and talent, while a new mentorship program will help producers learn the art of marketing.