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In Brief: Canadians @ IDFA, WIFT-V mentorship, Antenna hire

Which Canadian films will screen at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, who gets a market-prep primer for WFF and what’s new at Blue Ant’s London outpost.


Syndicado launches European film sales division

The Toronto-based digital distributor has also unveiled its slate of doc projects heading to IDFA in Amsterdam.

Film reels (Photo: Lisa Eglinton, Flickr Creative Commons)

Six Island co-production receives IDFA’s Jan Vrijman Fund

The Canada-Tunisia-France feature doc was one of 20 projects chosen for the international grant, which supports doc filmmakers in developing countries.

Tipping Point

Nature of Things doc tackles the Tipping Point

“We think of ourselves as the environmental good guys in the world and we’re not. If you see some of the footage from Copenhagen at the last climate conference it really is humiliating.”

You Dont Like the Truth

Khadr doc and NFB 360-degree project claim prizes at IDFA

Two Canadian doc projects have received honors at this year’s International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA).

Out of My Window

National Film Board builds Highrise

Out My Window, coming to the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam this week, is a 360-degree interactive documentary from director Katerina Cizek. It’s also the first installment of the NFB’s Highrise project – a multimedia, multi-year initiative that will give viewers a glimpse behind the concrete facades of high-rise apartments around the world.