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Film festival markets: love ‘em or leave ‘em?

From Playback magazine: Indie distributors weigh in on the role festivals play in their b2b sales strategies today.

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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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Denis Cote’s Vic + Flo Saw a Bear earns Silver Bear award in Berlin

And Inch’Allah, by director Anais Barbeau-Lavalette, earned a critics’ prize at the European festival as Canadian directors came home with an impressive trophy haul (Vic + Flo pictured).

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Berlin to screen Zacharias Kunuk’s Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner

The Cannes award-winning Inuit film (pictured) will be part of an aboriginal film focus that includes works by fellow Canadian directors like Willie Dunn and Colin Low.

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VVS Films acquires Aftershock and Pawn Shop Chronicles in Berlin

The Canadian distributor also picked up the Jean-Claude Van Damme-starring action film Enemies Closer at the European Film Market.

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eOne busy pre-buying film titles in Berlin

The Canadian distributor inked a number of multi-territory deals at the European Film Market for films to program against Hollywood fare in core markets.