Sean Cisterna

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Samuel Goldwyn Films plucks From the Vine

The company has acquired the U.S. rights to director Sean Cisterna’s feature starring Joe Pantoliano.

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‘Impregnable firewall’ needed to protect features in potential CMF, Telefilm merger

Following the BTLR report’s recommendation, the filmmaking community is cautioning that Canadian cinema could get drowned out in a platform-agnostic fund.

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From the Old World comes Sean Cisterna’s latest feature

Filming has wrapped on the Canada-Italy copro, From The Vine Came The Grape, produced by Mythic Productions, Farpoint Films and Pointmedia Italia SRL.

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KCP Loft eyes more screen-to-page adaptations

The Corus-owned publisher acquired the rights to the life story of Carley Allison, which Mythic Productions adapted for the screen in the feature film Kiss and Cry.

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Family Channel preps Kiss and Cry

The romantic drama from director Sean Cisterna will have its Canadian broadcast debut this April.

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Indie feature Full Out expands U.S., SVOD distribution

The film from director Sean Cisterna has secured an expanded U.S. syndication deal, as well as SVOD.

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Cameras roll on Kiss and Cry

Production on the Sean Cisterna-directed feature is currently underway in the Greater Toronto Area.

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Sean Cisterna’s Full Out heads to NBC

The Carmel Creek Productions feature will air on two NBC affiliates as well as a Canadian channel. (Star Ana Golja pictured.)

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Jennifer Beals joins cast of Full Out

The Flashdance star joins Sean Cisterna’s comeback movie now shooting in Toronto.

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Films chosen for IndieCan10K film challenge unveiled

Seven feature filmmaking teams have been chosen for mentorship as they complete their projects for under $10,000. (IndieCan’s Avi Federgreen pictured)

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Avi Federgreen unveils IndieCan $10K film challenge

The grassroots industry-building initiative is offering eight filmmakers mentorship and in-kind services if they meet the $10,000 challenge.

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Sean Cisterna’s 30 Ghosts doc spawns talks for U.S. reality series

UPDATED: Storage Wars producer Original Productions is in early talks with Kim Hadfield, an Ontario horse farmer (pictured, centre), for a ghost-chaser reality series.