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  • “Dead Men” still a go for Toronto festival
    Thursday August 28th 2008

    Despite a legal threat from the spy drama’s main subject, the world premiere of Kari Skogland’s “Fifty Dead Men Walking” at TIFF will go ahead as planned, the film’s British co-producers said. The biopic’s main subject, former IRA infiltrator Martin McGartland, threatened legal action last week in a bid to stop the Toronto festival bow on the grounds that his rights are being infringed.

  • MGM says it’s not on block
    Wednesday August 27th 2008

    MGM said that it’s not for sale but acknowledged retaining Goldman Sachs to pursue capital “enhancements.” Those include a new production fund that’s expected to be announced “soon,” MGM spokesman Jeff Pryor said. Pryor declined to specify lenders on the financing or a deal amount. But sources familiar with the pending transaction said that the Royal Bank of Scotland will lead a more than $500 million financing that features a $340 million revolving credit facility and which should be buttoned up in three to six weeks.

  • Detective shows lead Gemini nominations
    Wednesday August 27th 2008

    A pair of detective shows are this year’s leading Gemini Award nominees. Murdoch Mysteries, which airs on Citytv and stars Yannick Bisson as a sleuth who solves crimes in 1895 Toronto, is up for 14 of the prizes, which recognize excellence in Canadian television. Durham County, in which Hugh Dillon plays a homicide detective who moves his family from Toronto to the suburbs only to discover that his neighbour may be a serial killer, nabbed 13 nominations.

  • PPD completes High Def technical upgrade
    Wednesday August 27th 2008

    Post Producers Digital (PPD), one of Toronto’s leading video editing facilities, has just completed a comprehensive technical upgrade to High Definition Television standards. The company has been serving the Toronto production community for 15 years and over that time has always keep abreast of new technologies. “With more and more[…]

  • Avid advances in the art of 3-D
    Tuesday August 26th 2008

    Avid Technology has jumped into the stereoscopic 3-D arena. The company unveiled version 10 of its Avid DS finishing system, its first product to incorporate tools for stereoscopic filmmaking. Avid DS supports such key functions as conform and color correction. Version 10 includes a new stereoscopic container as well as a redesigned color management tool interface and support for Avid’s infrastructure products.

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Archives for: August 20085
  • “Dead Men” still a go for Toronto festival
    Thursday August 28th 2008

    Despite a legal threat from the spy drama’s main subject, the world premiere of Kari Skogland’s “Fifty Dead Men Walking” at TIFF will go ahead as planned, the film’s British co-producers said. The biopic’s main subject, former IRA infiltrator Martin McGartland, threatened legal action last week in a bid to stop the Toronto festival bow on the grounds that his rights are being infringed.

  • MGM says it’s not on block
    Wednesday August 27th 2008

    MGM said that it’s not for sale but acknowledged retaining Goldman Sachs to pursue capital “enhancements.” Those include a new production fund that’s expected to be announced “soon,” MGM spokesman Jeff Pryor said. Pryor declined to specify lenders on the financing or a deal amount. But sources familiar with the pending transaction said that the Royal Bank of Scotland will lead a more than $500 million financing that features a $340 million revolving credit facility and which should be buttoned up in three to six weeks.

  • Detective shows lead Gemini nominations
    Wednesday August 27th 2008

    A pair of detective shows are this year’s leading Gemini Award nominees. Murdoch Mysteries, which airs on Citytv and stars Yannick Bisson as a sleuth who solves crimes in 1895 Toronto, is up for 14 of the prizes, which recognize excellence in Canadian television. Durham County, in which Hugh Dillon plays a homicide detective who moves his family from Toronto to the suburbs only to discover that his neighbour may be a serial killer, nabbed 13 nominations.

  • PPD completes High Def technical upgrade
    Wednesday August 27th 2008

    Post Producers Digital (PPD), one of Toronto’s leading video editing facilities, has just completed a comprehensive technical upgrade to High Definition Television standards. The company has been serving the Toronto production community for 15 years and over that time has always keep abreast of new technologies. “With more and more[…]

  • Avid advances in the art of 3-D
    Tuesday August 26th 2008

    Avid Technology has jumped into the stereoscopic 3-D arena. The company unveiled version 10 of its Avid DS finishing system, its first product to incorporate tools for stereoscopic filmmaking. Avid DS supports such key functions as conform and color correction. Version 10 includes a new stereoscopic container as well as a redesigned color management tool interface and support for Avid’s infrastructure products.

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Archives for: August 20085
  • “Dead Men” still a go for Toronto festival
    Thursday August 28th 2008

    Despite a legal threat from the spy drama’s main subject, the world premiere of Kari Skogland’s “Fifty Dead Men Walking” at TIFF will go ahead as planned, the film’s British co-producers said. The biopic’s main subject, former IRA infiltrator Martin McGartland, threatened legal action last week in a bid to stop the Toronto festival bow on the grounds that his rights are being infringed.

  • MGM says it’s not on block
    Wednesday August 27th 2008

    MGM said that it’s not for sale but acknowledged retaining Goldman Sachs to pursue capital “enhancements.” Those include a new production fund that’s expected to be announced “soon,” MGM spokesman Jeff Pryor said. Pryor declined to specify lenders on the financing or a deal amount. But sources familiar with the pending transaction said that the Royal Bank of Scotland will lead a more than $500 million financing that features a $340 million revolving credit facility and which should be buttoned up in three to six weeks.

  • Detective shows lead Gemini nominations
    Wednesday August 27th 2008

    A pair of detective shows are this year’s leading Gemini Award nominees. Murdoch Mysteries, which airs on Citytv and stars Yannick Bisson as a sleuth who solves crimes in 1895 Toronto, is up for 14 of the prizes, which recognize excellence in Canadian television. Durham County, in which Hugh Dillon plays a homicide detective who moves his family from Toronto to the suburbs only to discover that his neighbour may be a serial killer, nabbed 13 nominations.

  • PPD completes High Def technical upgrade
    Wednesday August 27th 2008

    Post Producers Digital (PPD), one of Toronto’s leading video editing facilities, has just completed a comprehensive technical upgrade to High Definition Television standards. The company has been serving the Toronto production community for 15 years and over that time has always keep abreast of new technologies. “With more and more[…]

  • Avid advances in the art of 3-D
    Tuesday August 26th 2008

    Avid Technology has jumped into the stereoscopic 3-D arena. The company unveiled version 10 of its Avid DS finishing system, its first product to incorporate tools for stereoscopic filmmaking. Avid DS supports such key functions as conform and color correction. Version 10 includes a new stereoscopic container as well as a redesigned color management tool interface and support for Avid’s infrastructure products.

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