If I Had Wings wraps production in Maple Ridge

Producer Cynde Harmon talks to Playback about the challenges of securing funding for the Canadian feature film.


Cameras roll on third season of CBC’s Mr. D

The homegrown comedy is shooting in and around Halifax, with Gerry Dee, Jonathan Torrens, Kassidy Mattera and Mark Forward starring.

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Cameras roll on Emile Gaudreault’s Fury

Produced by Denise Robert and Daniel Louis, the film will be released by Seville Pictures in 2014 (Gaudreault pictured).

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Maps to the Stars begins production

The David Cronenberg-directed thriller about the culture of celebrity obsession will shoot through August in Toronto and L.A. (Cronenberg pictured).

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John L’Ecuyer directing Sorority Surrogate for Reel One

The Lifetime TV movie has The Dead Zone‘s Chris Bruno top-lining the Toronto shoot through July 24.


Sara Canning, Ian Tracey topline Kyle Rideout’s debut feature

The Canadian indie, produced by Josh Epstein, is starting production in Vancouver this week.

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Spain-Canada copro Wounds to shoot in Toronto

The thriller’s cast, which has yet to be revealed, is to be mostly Canadian.


Peyton Kennedy, Christian Distefano join Cut Bank cast

Kennedy will play the role of Rosie, while Distefano will perform the role of Wyatt in the thriller by director Matt Shakman that is set in a small Montana town (both actors pictured).


Bravo acquires 19-2 from Sphere Media Plus and Echo Media

The French-to-English TV adaptation of a popular Quebec cop drama will be broadcast in early 2014.


BET joins CBC in airing The Book of Negroes mini-series

The TV adaptation of Canadian writer Lawrence Hill’s novel of the same name (pictured) will start shooting in South Africa in the fall.

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Cameras roll on Italian-Canadian feature comedy Mangiacake

Nate Estabrooks’ (pictured) feature film debut, a collaboration with co-writer, producer and actor Christina Cuffari, starts production in Ottawa Friday.

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Alberta to host movie slate production by XII Tribes Entertainment

The films, to be financed in part by Archeos Entertainment, will be distributed worldwide by Los Angeles-based Vision Films.