Manitoba Film & Music

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Rachel Rusen Margolis stays on as MFM CEO and commissioner

Rusen Margolis takes the role permanently after serving as acting Manitoba Film & Music CEO and commissioner since June, following Carole Vivier’s retirement.

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MFM names Margolis acting CEO and film commissioner

Entertainment lawyer Rachel Margolis will step into the role this June.

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Manitoba hits $210M in production volume

Film commissioner Carole Vivier attributes the increase to a combination of the province’s tax credit, its growing reputation and the relationships being built with U.S.-based studios.

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Carole Vivier to retire from Manitoba Film & Music

The CEO and film commissioner has been with the org since 1985 and is set to step down next summer.

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Manitoba film and TV industry posts best year in a decade

With its healthy tax credit and a maturing local industry, the province saw $139 million in production volume and 67 productions in 2016/17.

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Manitoba production volume reached $127M in 2016

More than 60 productions filmed in the province last year, including Syfy’s Channel Zero.

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Guy Maddin to turn seances for lost silent films into a feature

The partnership with the NFB and Phi Films will include an installation based on a 2012 live streaming of paranormal visits in Paris (Maddin pictured).