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Production underway on Hard Drive

The film about coming of age in a digital millenium, written and directed by William D. MacGillivray, is shooting to Nov. 30 in Halifax.

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Frontier Developments opens office in Halifax

The U.K.-based game developer has created 20 jobs so far and is looking to add more programmers, game designers and senior artists to its roster.


Halifax hosts shoots for The Khouris and Seed comedy pilots

Rizwan Manji (pictured) is taking the lead as Dr. Bob Khouri in the CBC pilot from Los Angeles-based Tim McAuliffe.


Deepa Mehta, Shandi Mitchell pics to get gala treatment in Halifax

Midnight’s Children and The Disappeared, which was shot off of Nova Scotia, will receive red carpet treatment at the Atlantic Film Festival (Mitchell pictured here).


DHX Media expands by buying Cookie Jar Entertainment

The $111 million cash, stock and debt deal will see Cookie Jar CEO Michael Hirsh stay on as exec chairman and DHX Media CEO Michael Donovan controlling a library of 8,500 half hours of programming (Rastamouse pictured).

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Cory Monteith living out the dream in Canadian film role

The Glee star talks about finding inspiration in Gia Milani’s script for All the Wrong Reasons, which has him on a Halifax film set through mid-August.

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All the Wrong Reasons in production in Halifax

The debut feature from writer-director Gia Milani (pictured), starring Cory Monteith, Emily Hampshire, Kevin Zegers and Karine Vanasse, will shoot through Aug. 15.

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Eastlink TV unveils local programming shot in HD

The Halifax-based regional telecom’s HD channel offering comes online July 1.


Canadian soft money: a haven for foreign producers eyeing copros?

International coproductions and new models of indie financing will topline the Strategic Partners conference at the Atlantic Film Festival.