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Brotherhood among Canadian 2020 Oscar nominees

The Tunisia/Canada copro is up for Live Action Short, while Toronto filmmaker Sami Khan’s short doc St. Louis Superman also picked up a nomination.


The race is on as Antigone vies for Oscar gold

Associate producer Isabelle Couture shares details about the Oscar campaign and how the modern adaptation’s timely subject matter could sway voters.


Sophie Deraspe’s Antigone is Canada’s international Oscar pick

The selection comes five days after the film won TIFF’s Best Canadian Feature Film prize.


Domee Shi, Paul Massey bring Oscar gold to Canada

Shi’s Bao won the award for best animated short, while Paul Massey won his first Oscar in the sound mixing category for Bohemian Rhapsody.

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Telefilm picks Sophie Dupuis’ Chien de garde for Oscar race

The Quebec filmmaker’s debut feature is produced by Etienne Hansez and distributed by Axia Films.

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The Breadwinner nabs Oscar nomination

The Canada/Ireland/Luxembourg copro is produced by Toronto’s Aircraft Pictures, headed up by Anthony Leo and Andrew Rosen.


Hochelaga does not advance in Oscar race

The Max Films-produced feature from director Francois Girard didn’t make the short list for best foreign-language picture.


Snowtime! up for Oscar consideration

The CarpeDiem Film & TV feature is one of 27 submitted for consideration in the animated category.

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Two dozen Canucks make Oscar-Academy invite list

Xavier Dolan, eOne’s Darren Throop and the NFB’s Anita Lee (pictured) are among those invited to join the U.S.-based Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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TV and digital numbers up for Oscars

Sunday night’s broadcast brought big numbers on TV, and sharp increases in online viewers.

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Two NFB films among Oscars animated shorts list

Shorts from directors Claude Cloutier and Cordell Barker were named to the 10-film list.


TIFF ’14: Jean-Marc Vallee plans return to French-language films

“…I have a few U.S. films back-to-back and then I’ll do my French Canadian project after that,” the Dallas Buyers Club and Wild director told Playback Daily.