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Michelle Latimer’s Inconvenient Indian, Trickster selected for TIFF 2020

The festival unveiled its 50 feature picks, with films from Tracey Deer, Aisling Chin-Yee, Chase Joynt and two projects from Michelle Latimer in the mix.

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Behind the ‘humbling’ experience of making Trickster

The team behind Trickster took part in a BANFF panel to discuss how the industry should rethink colonial values in production when it comes to Indigenous narrative sovereignty.

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In brief: Canadians hit the festival circuit in 2020

Plus, the CRTC extends Super Channel’s licence, a Canadian showrunner is tapped for the Sundance Institute’s January Screenwriters Lab, and more.

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CBC drama The Trickster goes to camera in North Bay

Kew Media Distribution will handle international sales on the six-part project, which was adapted for the screen by co-showrunners Michelle Latimer (pictured) and Tony Elliott.

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NFB hits production-spending target for Indigenous-led works

The public producer also gave a comprehensive update on a 40-project slate of Indigenous works, including titles from Michelle Latimer and Kim O’Bomsawin.

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Anne adds Indigenous storylines, characters for new season

Filmmakers Michelle Latimer and Kim Nguyen have also signed on to direct new episodes of the CBC and Netflix series. (Actor Kiawenti:io Tarbell pictured).

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Season two of Burden of Truth underway

The Kristin Kreuk-starrer has cameras rolling in Winnipeg ahead of its U.S. debut on the CW later this month, with some new faces behind the camera and in the writers’ room.

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Telefilm distributes $3M across four Indigenous features

Michelle Latimer’s Forgotten and Loretta Todd’s Monkey Beach are among the selected projects.

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Field of Vision launches doc fellowship

Rise director Michelle Latimer is one of four filmmakers selected for the year-long program.

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Indigenous voices rising: Michelle Latimer

Following the world premiere of her short Nuuca at TIFF, the Rise filmmaker talks finding wide audiences for Indigenous content.

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imagineNATIVE launches ‘mini-lab’ for producers

Michelle Latimer (pictured) and two others have been selected to take part in the inaugural lab for Indigenous film producers.

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NFB premieres Aboriginal short film series

The shorts will screen as part of the Aboriginal Pavilion festival being held alongside the Pan Am Games. (Caroline Monnet’s Mobilize pictured.)