Kirk D’Amico

The World Made Straight

Pacific Northwest to release The World Made Straight in Canada

The Vancouver-based indie distributor plans a near-simultaneous theatrical and VOD platform release.

October Gale

Ruba Nadda’s October Gale gets U.S. distribution

IFC Films picked up the indie thriller after a world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.

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Cameras roll on The Legend of Barney Thomson

The Canada-U.K. copro marks veteran actor Robert Carlyle’s (pictured) movie directorial debut, which also stars Emma Thompson and Ray Winstone.


Thunderbird soars into Los Angeles

Joe Broido (pictured) is to head up the new Hollywood base for the Vancouver indie producer, while Jeffrey Engelen will oversee distribution.


Production underway on Ruba Nadda’s Inescapable

The indie thriller will shoot through mid-March in Canada, South Africa and Lebanon.


TIFF 2011: Myriad Pictures gets into Knife Fight

Kirk D’Amico’s shingle to sell the Rob Lowe-starring political comedy outside of North America.

Scott Speedman

Edwin Boyd pic to star Scott Speedman

Producer Allison Black and director Nathan Morlando of Euclid 431 Pictures will next week start the cameras rolling on Edwin Boyd, with Scott Speedman (Barney’s Version, The Strangers) in the title role.