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Larysa Kondracki inks first-look deal with Amazon Studios

The Canadian showrunner of Picnic at Hanging Rock will develop and produce original TV series through her Toronto-based Smadginelli banner.

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What Telefilm polling reveals about how Canadians watch movies

“Public awareness of homegrown movies leaves much to be desired,” survey results show, as, excluding Trailer Park Boys: The Movie, most Canadians could not recall the last homegrown movie they viewed.

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Cafe de flore, A Dangerous Method lead the field for Genie Awards

The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television unveiled nominations Tuesday for Canada’s film awards, to be handed out on March 8 in Toronto.

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The 2011 Ten to Watch: Geoff Ashenhurst

The editor got his big break when he was selected to cut 2009′s Defendor, which premiered at that year’s TIFF.

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The 2011 Ten to Watch: Larysa Kondracki

The director’s first feature, The Whistlerblower, stars two Oscar winners and has earned praise around the world for its recent premiere.

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Christina Piovesan to produce American English

Hot on the heels of The Whistleblower, Canadian producer Christina Piovesan has landed a new gig that puts her in royal company.

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Whistleblower wins in Palm Springs

Larysa Kondraki’s The Whistleblower has continued its winning ways by picking up the audience award for best narrative feature at the just-concluded Palm Springs International Film Festival.

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Whistleblower takes audience award in Whistler

Larysa Kondracki’s The Whistleblower has added the audience award to the top jury trophy already nabbed at the just-completed Whistler Film Festival.

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Samuel Goldwyn Films acquires The Whistleblower

Larysa Kondracki’s The Whistleblower, a political thriller that stars Rachel Weisz and bowed in Toronto, has racked up a series of foreign sales at the American Film Market, including Samuel Goldwyn Films picking up the U.S. rights.

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TIFF evolving into copro venue?

Indie film producer Christina Piovesan is learning the virtue of patience.