Phenomenal Films

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Blog: A positive outlook on indie film

Wrapping up at the AFM, Phenomenal Films producer Cher Hawrysh writes about FilmNation president of production Aaron Ryder’s view of the producer’s role and the future of indie film.

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Blog: AFM and the art of the pitch

Phenomenal Films producer Cher Hawrysh shares exec tips from the annual Pitch Conference at the Santa Monica film market.

The Husband

TIFF deals inked for The Husband

A71 Entertainment plans a domestic theatrical release for the Bruce McDonald-directed feature from Phenomenal Films and Scythia Films, while XYZ Films and The Little Film Company picked up U.S. and international rights, respectively.

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Blog: Networking on the Croissette

Phenomenal Films producer Cher Hawrysh (pictured) on how building relationships with sales agents can happen at unexpected moments.


Telefilm invests $6.2M in eight features

Mike Clattenburg’s Trailer Park Boys III and Sylvain Archambault’s La Garde are among the films receiving coin through the Canada Feature Film Fund.

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Bruce McDonald movie starts shooting in Toronto

Maxwell McCabe-Lokos, August Diehl, Sarah Allen and Jodi Balfour are top-lining Baby, How’d We Ever Get This Way, the latest movie from the indie director (pictured).