Creative Saskatchewan

Mehernaz Lentin, Richard Bell

Industry Pictures, Karma Film to produce Brotherhood

The feature is based on the true story of 11 young men who drowned during a canoe trip in Ontario in 1926. (Producer Mehernaz Lentin and director Richard Bell pictured.)

James Franco

In Brief: TIFFxInstagram adds stars, NSI partners with Creative Sask

James Franco is one of three new jury members added to the film competition, Creative Saskatchewan will support two NSI programs, plus more news of the week.

Me and Smash

Production wraps on Chokeslam

Playback Daily caught up with director Robert Cuffley as production finished up on his Saskatchewan-shot wrestling comedy Chokeslam.

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Creative Sask raises funding threshold

Changes to the province’s funding regime will see the minimum per-applicant threshold increased by $350,000 a year.

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Corner Gas gets movie reboot

The big-screen reboot of the much-loved TV series will receive a multi-tiered rollout across theatrical, TV and home entertainment.

Canadian money

Creative Saskatchewan launches with $5M in funding

The new provincial agency is providing five grants to support Saskatchewan’s creative industries, including two grants focused on screen-based media.