Duddy Kravitz Cannes VIP cropped

Weekly roundup: Awards, festivals and distribution news

This week’s briefs include details of the VIP-heavy Cannes Film Festival screening of restored The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (VIPs pictured).

DonHenderson March 2013

Canadian crowdfunding to get easier?

The Ontario Securities Commission is considering changes that would let content creators issue company shares as a crowdfunding tool. (Interactive Ontario CEO Donald Henderson pictured).


CBC acquires Everyone’s Famous web series for broadcast

Andrew Bush, Walter Forsyth and Angus Swantee are shooting the hybrid comedy in Halifax, ahead of a February internet launch.


Doc festival turns to Indiegogo to finance youth screenings

The Montreal International Documentary Festival is looking for $10,000 to be raised via the crowd-funding campaign to back a second year of film screenings for young audiences.