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NFB short to premiere at Cannes

The Tesla World Light is one of 10 shorts competing in the Critics’ Week sidebar at the festival.

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Seville Int’l to rep Dolan’s next French-language feature

Marion Cotillard, Lea Seydoux, Vincent Cassel, Nathalie Baye and Gaspard Ulliel will star in the Canada-France coproduction Juste La Fin Du Monde, to start shooting next month.

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Seville International to sell Sleeping Giant overseas

Sales will start at Cannes, where Andrew Cividino’s (pictured) feature directorial debut will screen as part of the Critics Week sidebar.


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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Xavier Dolan’s Mommy to screen in Telluride

The Cannes Jury Award co-winner is the lone Canadian film to screen in Utah before shifting to TIFF as a “Toronto” premiere.


Canadians at Cannes: mid-fest reviews

How are Canada’s high-profile films so far faring in the consumer press so far? A roundup of reviews and reaction from the Cannes screenings.


Monica Bellucci to topline Ville-Marie

Guy Edoin’s latest film will be a part of Cinefoundation’s Atelier program at Cannes, which aims to connect participants with international coproducers.

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Raven Banner takes int’l rights to WolfCop

The genre producer/distributor is heading to the Cannes market this May with the inaugural feature film from the CineCoup film accelerator.

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Film accelerator CineCoup unveils top 15

The top projects, revealed Wednesday night, come from Vancouver, Edmonton, Regina, Toronto and Halifax.

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Brad Pelman to shop CineCoup projects in Cannes

The ex-Alliance Films exec (pictured) will be looking to secure pre-sales for 10 short-listed film projects from the Vancouver-based film accelerator.


MIPCOM12: Canada spotlight pushes copro opportunities

A major Cannes promotional push is geared at marketing Canada’s talent, businesses and funding opportunities to prospective partners.


Canada to tout industry talent during MIPCOM spotlight

Amber Marshall, Erica Durance, Michael Shanks, Ricardo Larrivee and Daniel Gillies will be among the players strutting the red carpet in Cannes to market homegrown shows and co-productions.