Shasha Nakhai

Scarborough

Cameras roll on Compy Films’ Scarborough

The film sees TIFF Talent Accelerator participant Shasha Nakhai (Take Light) co-direct and produce.

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Gravitas Ventures picks up Shasha Nakhai’s Take Light

The company acquired U.S. rights to Nakhai’s directorial debut, while Journeyman Pictures took worldwide rights.

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Telefilm, Rogers invest $2.5M across 18 docs

Sharkwater: Extinction, the follow up to the late Rob Stewart’s 2006 documentary, was among the projects to receive funding.

My Enemy My Brother

In Brief: Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund recipients named

Ann Shin’s My Enemy My Brother and Van Royko’s Pipe Dreams are among the features selected, plus more news.

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Toronto’s Compy Films makes Oscar’s short-doc shortlist

Frame 394, which was released on CBC’s new Digital Short Docs platform, made the 10-project list for the 2017 Academy Awards.