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Warigami gets a boost with powerhouse partners

Producer Andrew Nicholas McCann Smith shares First Love Films’ ongoing strategy to give their webseries a shot at success in a crowded market.

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Assembling Riftworld Chronicles piece by piece

With a second season in the pipeline, a TV version in development with CBC and a mobile app on the way, First Love Films is building multiple worlds around its web series.

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BravoFACT invests $243K across 8 shorts

Projects selected to receive grants include Jonathan Bronfman’s AFK and Inga Dievulyte’s Eligible.

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TIFF brings STUDIO back, names 8 new producers

Mike MacMillan and Paramita Nath were among those selected for the program, which focuses on on skill development and networking for emerging and mid-level producers.

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Trans Atlantic Partners names Canadian producers attending

The seven-strong Canadian contingent will join another 15 American and European colleagues at the coproduction training forum in Berlin and Halifax.

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Don’t Get Killed in Alaska in production

The first feature from Laura Perlmutter and Andrew Nicholas McCann Smith’s First Love Films, also director Bill Taylor’s debut, is shooting in Picton and Toronto, Ontario.