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‘A Mexico-Canada romcom would probably work well in Mexico’

Latam Pictures’ CEO Mineko Mori says local comedies are on the rise in Mexico, and it’s a potentially fruitful area for a copro.

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TIFF ’18: Les Salopes sells to Japan, Germany

Japan’s AT Entertainment and Germany’s Atlas Film bought Renee Beaulieu’s second feature in deals inked by Filmoption International.


Syndicado inks digital distribution deal with Filmoption

The digital distributor has acquired U.S. rights to 30 hours of factual content, including American Tiger.


Deals: eOne, Rainmaker, Filmoption, Rhombus and more

eOne announces multiple international sales for Spotlight (pictured), and more deals of the week.

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Coming Soon: The Price We Pay

Filmoption VP distribution and sales Andrew Noble on the strategy for The Price We Pay, opening today in Toronto and Montreal.

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Harold Crooks’ The Price We Pay sells to France

The deal follows the world premiere of the doc about offshore tax havens at the Toronto International Film Festival.

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Rafael Ouellet shooting fifth feature, Gurov & Anna

The movie, shooting in Montreal through to the end of the month stars Andreas Apergis, Sophie Desmarais (pictured), Eric Bruneau and Marie Fugain.

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TIFF 2011: Suki Films to produce fest short Patch Town as feature

Suki’s Kimberley Berlin and Susan Schneir talk to Playback about landing a distributor for the feature and what attracted them to the project.


Four Quebec films get $675,000 in Quebecor coin

The mediaco has handed out second-round financing to four Quebec producers and three distributors.

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Rose by Name, Gambit kick off production

Second Shawn Linden feature shooting in Quebec, while Alliance Film’s Gambit starts production in London.

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The High Cost of Living lands commercial theatrical rollout

Deborah Chow’s film heads into theaters on April 22 in Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary, with more cities to follow.

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High Cost Of Living named Best First Feature

Deborah Chow has taken TIFF’s Best Canadian First Feature prize for her first feature film, The High Cost Of Living.