Mark Montefiore

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Catching up with the 2012 10 to Watch

Here’s a look at what some of Playback‘s 10 to Watch have been up to and what they have lined up for 2013.


The 2012 10 to Watch: Mark Montefiore

Toronto-based Montefiore is producing the feature Cas & Dylan with director Jason Priestley, after producing the Comedy Network original series Picnicface.


Eric Peterson and Aaron Poole join Cas & Dylan cast

The latest additions (Peterson pictured) to the talent lineup comes as the Jason Priestley-directed feature continues shooting in Ontario and western Canada through Sept. 25.

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International distrib rights to Cas & Dylan go to Breakthrough

The indie producer’s newly-formed film sales division, led by Marina Cordini, will represent the Jason Priestley-directed film outside of Canada.


Richard Dreyfuss signs onto starring role in Cas & Dylan

The film directorial debut by Jason Priestley also stars Tatiana Maslany in a drama about an ailing man who goes on the lam with a young woman (Dreyfuss pictured here).

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Harold Greenberg Fund supports two features with odd couples

Sean Garrity’s My Awkward Sexual Adventure and Jason Priestley’s (pictured) Cas and Dylan received funding through the equity investment program.

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Jason Priestley to direct Cas & Dylan indie feature

The road trip movie from Montefiore Films is based on a script by Jesse Gabe and has Tatiana Maslany attached as a lead.

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NSI announces Totally Television program teams

Five teams of up-and-coming talent score a year-long opportunity to work directly with network execs.