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Guillermo del Toro

eOne and CBS back new del Toro feature

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is set to film in Toronto this summer.

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Ontario-made Shape of Water shimmers at Academy Awards

Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy feature film netted four awards on the night, including best picture and best production design.


How J. Miles Dale helped sculpt The Shape of Water

The Canadian producer discusses Toronto’s role in the Guillermo del Toro feature, which leads all nominations for the 2018 Academy Awards.

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The Strain to end after season four

FX’s vampire drama will return to Toronto to film its final season.

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Cameras roll in Toronto on del Toro’s latest

Production on the fantasy feature from director Guillermo del Toro begins today.

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Why Dolby Atmos heralds a quiet revolution for Canadian film

The immersive sound mixing technology, now at Deluxe Toronto, is not just for explosions, post production head Nick Iannelli tells Playback Daily.

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It’s official: Toronto-shot The Strain returning for season 2

The 13-episode order for the vampire horror-drama from Guillermo del Toro and Carlton Cuse was the subject of recent fan speculation.

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Second season renewal talk surrounds The Strain

Playback has learned that an official announcement from FX Networks to renew the Toronto-shot vampire virus drama is imminent.

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FX to shoot Jay Baruchel comedy in Toronto

The U.S. cable network will see the 10-episode first season shot in Toronto after shooting the pilot in the city earlier this year.

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2014 Upfronts: Heading north isn’t a ‘strain’ for FX

FX original programming president Eric Schrier and director Guillermo del Toro (pictured) discuss what keeps them coming back to shoot in Canada.


Canada’s VFX magic recognized by Hollywood at Spark FW 2014

Hollywood talent headed to the Spark FW 2014 conference include John Knoll and Steve ‘Spaz’ Williams of Industrial Light & Magic. (Pacific Rim pictured)

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FX orders Toronto-shot The Strain to series

The 13-part FX vampire drama will shoot locally as Rogers Media gets set to launch FXX Canada in January 2014.