All My Puny Sorrows leads film nominees for 2021 DGC Awards

DGC will name the winners in the film and TV categories in a virtual ceremony on Oct. 23.

Statue Honors Bitcoin Inventor 'Satoshi Nakamoto' In Budapest Park

New Canadians on the block(chain)

Execs behind recently launched Canadian blockchain-based finance models say the time is now to innovate and seek alternative ways to bring producers and investors together.


How Saint-Narcisse brought Bruce LaBruce to the mainstream

The Canadian filmmaker pulls back the curtain on making his biggest budget film to-date ahead of its Toronto release.


EXCLUSIVE: Whistler film festival unveils first titles for 21st edition

Six Canadian films will world premiere at the festival alongside a special theatrical presentation of Jane Campion’s The Power of the Dog.


In brief: Hot Docs, Netflix to bring funny-but-true stories to life

Plus: APTN drama Tribal gets the festival treatment ahead of its season two premiere and Guru’s latest hire.

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Measuring the international appeal of Canadian films

There is no easy sell, according to distributors, but standout Canadian films focus on diversity, genre and co-productions – as the industry hopes for an export boom.

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Rogers invests $7.5 million to 62 unscripted projects

The latest funding round from the Rogers Group of Funds has selected a raft of Canadian docuseries and films.


How virtual production became a reality for indie prodcos

Canadian companies are offering cost-effective solutions for indie filmmakers so they can afford the latest filmmaking tech tools Hollywood already embraces.

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Telefilm appoints new chair of Talent Fund

Philanthropist and mental health activist Sandi Treliving steps into leadership role vacated by Christine Magee.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Holds Election Night Event In Montreal

Industry urges swift action following federal election result

As the Liberals remain in power with another minority government, industry stakeholders expect them to fulfill their promise to table new legislation around the Broadcasting Act soon.

Liquid Media Group Hosts THE BIG SPLASH During Toronto Film Festival

How Liquid Media hopes to help producers tap the content boom

The recalibrated company aims to help indies with a support network to source, package, finance, deliver and monetize their IP.

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HGF awards $111K to three teams for Shorts-to-Feature program

Three production teams from Ontario, Quebec and B.C. will receive funding to produce a short film based on their feature script.