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Canadian-created Homecon brings Comic-Con to fans’ living rooms

Co-creator Paul Amos shares how the business model could continue to thrive post-pandemic and how it gives an expanded platform for Canadian TV and indie films.

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Goulet’s Night Raiders brings its dystopian world to Toronto

Now in production, the sci-fi film boasts Taika Waititi as an executive producer, with Toronto’s Alcina Pictures and Manitoba’s Eagle Vision coproducing alongside New Zealand’s Miss Conception Films.

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Danis Goulet joins Gravestock on TIFF’s Canada team

The festival also announced a number of other programming and program changes.

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TIFF asks filmmakers, artists to look 150 years to the future

The festival, in partnership with imagineNATIVE, Pinnguaq and the Initiative for Indigenous Futures, is launching a VR project entitled 2167.

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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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Latest Canadian films booked into Rotterdam, Berlin

Chinese director Li Luo’s Emperor Visits the Hell (pictured), a China-Canada co-production that won the Dragons & Tigers award for young filmmakers in Vancouver, will have its European bow in Rotterdam.