Michael Dowse

FUBAR III

Why Michael Dowse is taking Terry and Dean to TV

The Fubar: Age of Computer director talks adapting the cult film franchise for the small screen.

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Production underway on Viceland’s Fubar

The eight-part series, directed by Michael Dowse, is the channel’s second scripted original.

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Baruchel to direct Goon sequel

Canadian actor Jay Baruchel takes the helm as the sequel preps for a June Toronto shoot.

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Denis Villeneuve scores three-peat at Toronto film critics awards

Enemy is named the best Canadian film, after earlier 2009 and 2010 wins for Villeneuve’s Polytechnique and Incendies.

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TFCA names finalists for best Canadian film prize

Xavier Dolan’s Mommy (pictured) will compete against two other films for a $100,000 grand prize at the Toronto Film Critics Awards.

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Director of the Year, English-language film: Michael Dowse

From Playback magazine: 2014 sees the Canadian director once again forge ahead with a uniquely Canadian story crafted for a global audience.

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Twenty-two film scripts receive Harold Greenberg coin

Projects selected in the latest round of funding include a treatment from Michael Dowse and the second draft of a feature adaption of the Miriam Toews novel A Complicated Kindness.

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Why the City of Toronto is co-promoting The F Word

eOne’s Carrie Wolfe and the City of Toronto’s Randy McLean tell Playback how the city got involved in marketing the Toronto-shot film.

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2014 DGC Award nominees announced

The awards will recognize achievement across 19 categories in a ceremony to be held in Toronto on Oct. 25. (Best feature film nominee The Grand Seduction pictured)

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eOne sticking with The F Word title

The Canadian distributor of Michael Dowse’s romancer will retain the original title, despite CBS Films retitling the Daniel Radcliffe and Zoe Kazan-starrer as What If.

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In the (Whistler) writer’s room: Elan Mastai

The Toronto-based screenwriter – and one of Variety‘s 2013 Top 10 Screenwriters to Watch – drops F (Word) bombs with Playback.

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TIFF releases top 10 festival features of 2013

The titles, including the latest work by Denis Villeneuve, Louise Archambault and Michael Dowse, will screen at Bell Lightbox in January.