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Cracking the audience code

From Playback magazine: Big data is a big buzzword, but is it of any use to indie filmmakers and distributors?

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CBC, CineCoup and JFL launch comedy accelerator

The winner of the competition will receive $500,000 in production financing for a half-hour comedy special that will air on the CBC.

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Fantasia film fest fills out Canadian lineup for 18th edition

The Montreal genre event booked world bows for the latest films by Simon Boisvert, Nick Szostakiwskyj and Maude Michaud.

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WolfCop opens to $30K B.O.

The werewolf comedy is expanding beyond its home province this weekend to Cineplex screens in Toronto, Hamilton, Halifax and Winnipeg.

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Raven Banner takes int’l rights to WolfCop

The genre producer/distributor is heading to the Cannes market this May with the inaugural feature film from the CineCoup film accelerator.

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Wolfcop secures lead as horror pic starts Saskatchewan shoot

The feature, set for a 17-day shoot in Regina and Moose Jaw, will be released in Cineplex theatres in 2014.

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Cinecoup’s Wolfcop to shoot in Saskatchewan

Filming of WolfCop will start Oct. 7 in Regina and Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, ahead of a March 2014 theatrical release for the picture via Cineplex.

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Bill Marks joins CineCoup as head of production

The film accelerator is also co-hosting a networking event with Telefilm Canada this Friday at Montreal’s Fantasia International Film Festival.

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Regina’s Wolfcop wins inaugural CineCoup competition

Producers Bernie Hernando and Hugh Patterson and writer/director Lowell Dean must now decide whether or not to shoot in Saskatchewan, which ditched its much-needed refundable film tax credit.

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Behind-the-scenes with the CineCoup top five – part one

The teams behind Wolfcop and Uprising discuss learning media savviness, how to pitch, implementing fan feedback and finding their audiences.

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CineCoup unveils top five projects

(UPDATED) The top five filmmaking teams will pitch their projects to a panel of industry experts at the Banff World Media Festival June 10.