Tyler Labine


Deals: Blue Ant Int’l, CraveTV, DHX, 9 Story Media, eOne

Blue Ant International picks up James Reed’s Jago: A Life Underwater, and more deals of the week.


Cam Labine’s Mountain Men to open Whistler’s Borsos

World bows booked in the signature program include Joel Ashton McCarthy’s After Film School and Murray Foster’s The Cocksure Lads Movie. (Mountain Men‘s Tyler Labine pictured.)

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Peter Wellington, Jason Eisener films screen at Fantasia

Cottage Country (pictured) from Whizbang Films will receive a North American premiere, while the anthology horror film series V/H/S 2 also gets a berth in the Canadian genre film festival.


Telefilm invests $6.2M in eight features

Mike Clattenburg’s Trailer Park Boys III and Sylvain Archambault’s La Garde are among the films receiving coin through the Canada Feature Film Fund.


Jason James’ That Burning Feeling starts shooting in Vancouver

The indie feature stars Paulo Costanzo, Tyler Labine and John Cho, and was groomed for the cameras by the Telefilm Canada/Canadian Film Centre comedy lab, in partnership with the Just For Laughs comedy festival.

09-30-11Cottage Country- Credit Christos Kalohoridis

Malin Akerman and Tyler Labine topline Cottage Country

Whizbang Films’ Frank Siracusa tells Playback about producing the dark comedy, which marks the first film to be produced solely by the prodco he co-founded with Paul Gross.

Mad Love

CTV has Mad Love for Monday nights

CTV continues to stock up its mid-season schedule by acquiring the Mad Love sitcom for a Valentine’s Day launch.