Scythia Films

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Viceland’s Rise to bow at Sundance

The Vice Studio Canada and APTN docuseries is one of two Canadian productions recently added to the U.S. fest’s lineup.

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Kayaking for Beginners rolling in B.C.

Scythia Films’ Daniel Bekerman discusses bringing the family feature to life.

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The 2015 New Establishment: JoBro Productions and Scythia Films

From Playback magazine: Jonathan Bronfman and Daniel Bekerman have made a splash in the indie film biz after joining forces less than three years ago. (The Witch pictured.)

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Coming Soon: Bang Bang Baby

Search Engine Films’ Jason Wright on his distribution strategy for the 1960s-set sci-fi/musical mashup, which includes an event to showcase the film’s VR trailer.

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Coming Soon: Diamond Tongues

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

Diamond Tongues

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.

The Witch

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.)