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Coming Soon: Diamond Tongues

Filmmaker Pavan Moondi discusses the distribution strategy behind the upcoming release of dramatic comedy Diamond Tongues.

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Diamond Tongues lands U.S. distribution

Pavan Moondi and Brian Robertson’s film will get a stateside release via boutique distributor Factory 25.

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The Witch, How to Change the World win Sundance prizes

The doc How to Change the World (pictured) won two awards at this year’s festival, while The Witch won a directing award.

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Jeffrey St. Jules wins Claude Jutra Award

The prize, which recognizes an outstanding debut from a first-time filmmaker, will be presented to St. Jules during the Canadian Screen Awards broadcast on March 1.

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Scythia Films copro The Witch sells to A24 at Sundance

Playback‘s Sundance blogger Alan Bacchus talks to Daniel Bekerman of Scythia Films about The Witch (pictured), coproduced with NY-based Parts and Labor.

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Super Channel invests $850,000 in 34 new projects

Projects selected in the latest round of financing from the Super Channel Development Fund include Jason Priestley’s The Day Santa Didn’t Come.

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Nadia Litz’s The People Garden casts lead, rolls cameras

Who’s that girl? The model/actress with the famous surname is top-lining the indie from Scythia Films, Aiken Heart Films and JoBro Productions.

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Chorus, The Amina Profile to screen at Sundance

As well, Insight Productions and Scythia Films will each have coproductions in competition at the 2015 edition of the famed Utah festival. (The Amina Profile‘s Sophie Deraspe pictured.)

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Director Bill Taylor on eventizing films outside the theatre

To help promote his upcoming film Don’t Get Killed in Alaska, Taylor is looking to incite arts and book buffs to bulk-buy tickets in exchange for info-fuelled freebies.

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Bang Bang Baby wraps principal photography

Producer Daniel Bekerman (pictured) discusses his latest project, which completed a 20-day shoot at Cinespace Studios in Toronto this week.

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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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Blogging from Cannes: Market schedule efficiency

From the Cannes Film Festival, Scythia Films producer Daniel Bekerman (pictured) discusses juggling market meetings and spontaneous pitches.