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PNP takes Canadian rights to What We Did on Our Holiday

Banking on star Rosamund Pike’s Oscar nomination, Pacific Northwest Pictures picks up the film for a summer 2015 theatrical release (Pike pictured).

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Pacific Northwest to release The World Made Straight in Canada

The Vancouver-based indie distributor plans a near-simultaneous theatrical and VOD platform release.

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Deals: Pacific Northwest, eOne, Nelvana, Breakthrough

Pacific Northwest Pictures picks up the Canadian rights to Liv Ullman’s Miss Julie (pictured), while eOne takes the North American rights to Saar Klein’s After the Fall.

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Diving into Canada’s evolving indie distributor game

From Playback magazine: How Entertainment One’s acquisition of Alliance opened the door for a new generation of upstart indie distributors.

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Pacific Northwest Pictures acquires Leap 4 Your Life

Gary Hawe’s Vancouver-shot mockumentary is headed straight to VOD after a festival run.

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Pacific Northwest acquires A Thousand Times Goodnight

The indie distributor plans a fall release for Norwegian Erik Poppe’s theatrical drama, which stars Juliette Binoche (pictured).

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Cameras roll on The Legend of Barney Thomson

The Canada-U.K. copro marks veteran actor Robert Carlyle’s (pictured) movie directorial debut, which also stars Emma Thompson and Ray Winstone.

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Reel Canada launches inaugural National Canadian Film Day

Industry partners from Cineplex to Hollywood Suite are providing screen time to promote Canadian film to the public on April 29. (The Sweet Hereafter pictured)


Lindsey Hodgson promoted at Pacific Northwest Pictures

The new assignment comes as the indie distributor expands Le Week-End to 12 markets and opens Cas & Dylan this weekend. (Lindsey Hodgson pictured)


Slamdance books Pat Kiely’s Three Night Stand

The romantic comedy about a married couple’s weekend away disrupted by the husband’s ex-girlfriend debuted at Whistler.

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Cas and Dylan tops audience awards at Whistler

Jason Priestley’s directorial debut earlier earned co-lead Tatiana Maslany the best actor prize in the juried Borsos competition.


Deals: Peace Point, Tricon, Proper, PNP

Peace Point sells three to Scripps Networks International (Bake with Anna Olson pictured), while Pacific Northwest Pictures picks up Canadian rights to Le Week-end.