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  • CRTC threatens ‘end of broadcasting as we know it,’ CTV chief says
    Tuesday April 28th 2009

    One of Canada’s top broadcasters is blaming the federal regulator for contributing to the crisis facing conventional television. CTVglobemedia Inc. chief executive Ivan Fecan levied sharp criticism at the CRTC on Monday at the commission’s special hearing on the state of the industry.

  • Toronto festival gets financial boost
    Tuesday April 28th 2009

    The Toronto Film Festival is to get C$3 million ($2.5 million) from the Canadian federal government to boost its national and international audiences. The grant, part of the feds’ new two-year $82 million tourism events program, was announced by Peter Kent, minister of state of foreign affairs (Americas) at a press conference.

  • NFB Options Atwood Title
    Tuesday April 28th 2009

    The National Film Board of Canada is making a documentary film based on acclaimed Canadian author Margaret Atwood’s 2008 nonfiction book Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth. “This is a brilliant book on a timely subject by one of the most accomplished writers in the world,” said NFB producer Ravida Din, who has enlisted Jennifer Baichwal to direct the doc. “It made complete sense to me that the NFB should produce this documentary…”

  • Canada and U.S. Weekend Box Office – 04/24/09 to 04/26/09
    Tuesday April 28th 2009

    FilmTotalObsessed, SGem$28,612,73017 Again, WB$11,518,495Fighting, Rog.$11,024,370The Soloist, P/DW$9,716,458Earth (2009), BV$8,825,760Monsters Vs. Aliens, P/DW$8,520,826State of Play, Uni.$6,848,885Hannah Montana The Movie, BV$6,437,141Fast and Furious, Uni.$6,204,940Crank: High Voltage, LGF$2,618,379

  • Cannes reveals Directors’ Fortnight titles
    Monday April 27th 2009

    Francis Ford Coppola will be making his way to Cannes this year with his black-and-white drama “Tetro” after all. Although the director said last week that he turned down an invitation to walk the red carpet at the Festival de Cannes, his film is set to open the 41st annual Directors’ Fortnight, the less-glitzy sidebar to the main event, organizers said.

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  • CRTC threatens ‘end of broadcasting as we know it,’ CTV chief says
    Tuesday April 28th 2009

    One of Canada’s top broadcasters is blaming the federal regulator for contributing to the crisis facing conventional television. CTVglobemedia Inc. chief executive Ivan Fecan levied sharp criticism at the CRTC on Monday at the commission’s special hearing on the state of the industry.

  • Toronto festival gets financial boost
    Tuesday April 28th 2009

    The Toronto Film Festival is to get C$3 million ($2.5 million) from the Canadian federal government to boost its national and international audiences. The grant, part of the feds’ new two-year $82 million tourism events program, was announced by Peter Kent, minister of state of foreign affairs (Americas) at a press conference.

  • NFB Options Atwood Title
    Tuesday April 28th 2009

    The National Film Board of Canada is making a documentary film based on acclaimed Canadian author Margaret Atwood’s 2008 nonfiction book Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth. “This is a brilliant book on a timely subject by one of the most accomplished writers in the world,” said NFB producer Ravida Din, who has enlisted Jennifer Baichwal to direct the doc. “It made complete sense to me that the NFB should produce this documentary…”

  • Canada and U.S. Weekend Box Office – 04/24/09 to 04/26/09
    Tuesday April 28th 2009

    FilmTotalObsessed, SGem$28,612,73017 Again, WB$11,518,495Fighting, Rog.$11,024,370The Soloist, P/DW$9,716,458Earth (2009), BV$8,825,760Monsters Vs. Aliens, P/DW$8,520,826State of Play, Uni.$6,848,885Hannah Montana The Movie, BV$6,437,141Fast and Furious, Uni.$6,204,940Crank: High Voltage, LGF$2,618,379

  • Cannes reveals Directors’ Fortnight titles
    Monday April 27th 2009

    Francis Ford Coppola will be making his way to Cannes this year with his black-and-white drama “Tetro” after all. Although the director said last week that he turned down an invitation to walk the red carpet at the Festival de Cannes, his film is set to open the 41st annual Directors’ Fortnight, the less-glitzy sidebar to the main event, organizers said.

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Archives for: April 20095
  • CRTC threatens ‘end of broadcasting as we know it,’ CTV chief says
    Tuesday April 28th 2009

    One of Canada’s top broadcasters is blaming the federal regulator for contributing to the crisis facing conventional television. CTVglobemedia Inc. chief executive Ivan Fecan levied sharp criticism at the CRTC on Monday at the commission’s special hearing on the state of the industry.

  • Toronto festival gets financial boost
    Tuesday April 28th 2009

    The Toronto Film Festival is to get C$3 million ($2.5 million) from the Canadian federal government to boost its national and international audiences. The grant, part of the feds’ new two-year $82 million tourism events program, was announced by Peter Kent, minister of state of foreign affairs (Americas) at a press conference.

  • NFB Options Atwood Title
    Tuesday April 28th 2009

    The National Film Board of Canada is making a documentary film based on acclaimed Canadian author Margaret Atwood’s 2008 nonfiction book Payback: Debt and the Shadow Side of Wealth. “This is a brilliant book on a timely subject by one of the most accomplished writers in the world,” said NFB producer Ravida Din, who has enlisted Jennifer Baichwal to direct the doc. “It made complete sense to me that the NFB should produce this documentary…”

  • Canada and U.S. Weekend Box Office – 04/24/09 to 04/26/09
    Tuesday April 28th 2009

    FilmTotalObsessed, SGem$28,612,73017 Again, WB$11,518,495Fighting, Rog.$11,024,370The Soloist, P/DW$9,716,458Earth (2009), BV$8,825,760Monsters Vs. Aliens, P/DW$8,520,826State of Play, Uni.$6,848,885Hannah Montana The Movie, BV$6,437,141Fast and Furious, Uni.$6,204,940Crank: High Voltage, LGF$2,618,379

  • Cannes reveals Directors’ Fortnight titles
    Monday April 27th 2009

    Francis Ford Coppola will be making his way to Cannes this year with his black-and-white drama “Tetro” after all. Although the director said last week that he turned down an invitation to walk the red carpet at the Festival de Cannes, his film is set to open the 41st annual Directors’ Fortnight, the less-glitzy sidebar to the main event, organizers said.

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