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  • ‘When We Leave’ tops Tribeca fest awards
    Friday April 30th 2010

    Feo Aladag’s German drama “When We Leave,” starring Sibel Kekilli as an abused wife, took home best feature and actress honors Thursday at the ninth annual Tribeca Film Festival. Other top World Competition honors went to Alexandra Codina’s Down syndrome study “Monica & David” for best doc and “Gainsbourg, je t’aime … moi non plus” star Eric Elmosnino for best actor.

  • TIFF shakes up its programming team
    Thursday April 29th 2010

    The Toronto International Film Festival has shaken up its Canadian programming team in a bid to shift the focus this September toward homegrown filmmakers and away from Hollywood celebrities. Toronto CBC radio host Jesse Wente and Montreal film writer Matthew Hays have been replaced selecting Canadian features at TIFF with Martin Bilodeau, a Le Devoir film critic and columnist, and festival short film programmer Agata Smoluch del Sorbo moving up to features. Steve Gravestock, associate director of Canadian programming, will continue programming Canadian features, along with films from Scandinavia and the Netherlands.

  • Canada’s IMAX inks 20-film deal with Warner Bros.
    Thursday April 29th 2010

    Canada’s IMAX Corp. inked a deal with Warner Bros. Pictures Wednesday that will see up to 20 Warner Bros. films released in IMAX format over the next three and a half years. The agreement will see highly-anticipated titles including, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” “Happy Feet 2″ and “Batman 3,” released in regular IMAX and IMAX 3D formats. “Our track record with IMAX has been incredible and incorporating 3D into this collaborative effort will serve as the ultimate experience for our audiences,” Warner Bros. President of Domestic Distribution Dan Fellman said in a joint release Wednesday.

  • Hot Docs’ Daughter of Destiny: Bhutto
    Thursday April 29th 2010

    Scant months after the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, one of the handful of female governing leaders to impact world events in the twenty-first century, director Duane Baugman found himself and his film crew in the former Prime Minister of Pakistan’s living room in Dubai interviewing her grief stricken family. Determined to understand the person that overcame such impossible odds stacked against her, Baugman has created a captivating, sensitive, and moving portrait of an exceptional woman who became an icon of strength in a country that believes women are second-class and honour killings are legal.

  • Canadian web culture and community TV clash
    Tuesday April 27th 2010

    Canadian comics Mike Myers, Dan Aykroyd and Tom Green got their start on homegrown public access TV channels tied to local cable networks. But as Canadians now spend more time in front of computer screens than TV sets, the proponents of web culture and over-the-air public access channels are set to clash this week in an Ottawa regulatory hearing over where existing cable revenue for local expression should be directed.

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Archives for: April 20105
  • ‘When We Leave’ tops Tribeca fest awards
    Friday April 30th 2010

    Feo Aladag’s German drama “When We Leave,” starring Sibel Kekilli as an abused wife, took home best feature and actress honors Thursday at the ninth annual Tribeca Film Festival. Other top World Competition honors went to Alexandra Codina’s Down syndrome study “Monica & David” for best doc and “Gainsbourg, je t’aime … moi non plus” star Eric Elmosnino for best actor.

  • TIFF shakes up its programming team
    Thursday April 29th 2010

    The Toronto International Film Festival has shaken up its Canadian programming team in a bid to shift the focus this September toward homegrown filmmakers and away from Hollywood celebrities. Toronto CBC radio host Jesse Wente and Montreal film writer Matthew Hays have been replaced selecting Canadian features at TIFF with Martin Bilodeau, a Le Devoir film critic and columnist, and festival short film programmer Agata Smoluch del Sorbo moving up to features. Steve Gravestock, associate director of Canadian programming, will continue programming Canadian features, along with films from Scandinavia and the Netherlands.

  • Canada’s IMAX inks 20-film deal with Warner Bros.
    Thursday April 29th 2010

    Canada’s IMAX Corp. inked a deal with Warner Bros. Pictures Wednesday that will see up to 20 Warner Bros. films released in IMAX format over the next three and a half years. The agreement will see highly-anticipated titles including, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” “Happy Feet 2″ and “Batman 3,” released in regular IMAX and IMAX 3D formats. “Our track record with IMAX has been incredible and incorporating 3D into this collaborative effort will serve as the ultimate experience for our audiences,” Warner Bros. President of Domestic Distribution Dan Fellman said in a joint release Wednesday.

  • Hot Docs’ Daughter of Destiny: Bhutto
    Thursday April 29th 2010

    Scant months after the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, one of the handful of female governing leaders to impact world events in the twenty-first century, director Duane Baugman found himself and his film crew in the former Prime Minister of Pakistan’s living room in Dubai interviewing her grief stricken family. Determined to understand the person that overcame such impossible odds stacked against her, Baugman has created a captivating, sensitive, and moving portrait of an exceptional woman who became an icon of strength in a country that believes women are second-class and honour killings are legal.

  • Canadian web culture and community TV clash
    Tuesday April 27th 2010

    Canadian comics Mike Myers, Dan Aykroyd and Tom Green got their start on homegrown public access TV channels tied to local cable networks. But as Canadians now spend more time in front of computer screens than TV sets, the proponents of web culture and over-the-air public access channels are set to clash this week in an Ottawa regulatory hearing over where existing cable revenue for local expression should be directed.

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ARCHIVES

Archives for: April 20105
  • ‘When We Leave’ tops Tribeca fest awards
    Friday April 30th 2010

    Feo Aladag’s German drama “When We Leave,” starring Sibel Kekilli as an abused wife, took home best feature and actress honors Thursday at the ninth annual Tribeca Film Festival. Other top World Competition honors went to Alexandra Codina’s Down syndrome study “Monica & David” for best doc and “Gainsbourg, je t’aime … moi non plus” star Eric Elmosnino for best actor.

  • TIFF shakes up its programming team
    Thursday April 29th 2010

    The Toronto International Film Festival has shaken up its Canadian programming team in a bid to shift the focus this September toward homegrown filmmakers and away from Hollywood celebrities. Toronto CBC radio host Jesse Wente and Montreal film writer Matthew Hays have been replaced selecting Canadian features at TIFF with Martin Bilodeau, a Le Devoir film critic and columnist, and festival short film programmer Agata Smoluch del Sorbo moving up to features. Steve Gravestock, associate director of Canadian programming, will continue programming Canadian features, along with films from Scandinavia and the Netherlands.

  • Canada’s IMAX inks 20-film deal with Warner Bros.
    Thursday April 29th 2010

    Canada’s IMAX Corp. inked a deal with Warner Bros. Pictures Wednesday that will see up to 20 Warner Bros. films released in IMAX format over the next three and a half years. The agreement will see highly-anticipated titles including, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” “Happy Feet 2″ and “Batman 3,” released in regular IMAX and IMAX 3D formats. “Our track record with IMAX has been incredible and incorporating 3D into this collaborative effort will serve as the ultimate experience for our audiences,” Warner Bros. President of Domestic Distribution Dan Fellman said in a joint release Wednesday.

  • Hot Docs’ Daughter of Destiny: Bhutto
    Thursday April 29th 2010

    Scant months after the assassination of Benazir Bhutto, one of the handful of female governing leaders to impact world events in the twenty-first century, director Duane Baugman found himself and his film crew in the former Prime Minister of Pakistan’s living room in Dubai interviewing her grief stricken family. Determined to understand the person that overcame such impossible odds stacked against her, Baugman has created a captivating, sensitive, and moving portrait of an exceptional woman who became an icon of strength in a country that believes women are second-class and honour killings are legal.

  • Canadian web culture and community TV clash
    Tuesday April 27th 2010

    Canadian comics Mike Myers, Dan Aykroyd and Tom Green got their start on homegrown public access TV channels tied to local cable networks. But as Canadians now spend more time in front of computer screens than TV sets, the proponents of web culture and over-the-air public access channels are set to clash this week in an Ottawa regulatory hearing over where existing cable revenue for local expression should be directed.

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