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  • Reel Artists Film Festival presents – Sol Lewitt: Walldrawings
    Tuesday February 22nd 2011

    By TO411 staff writer Daisy Maclean The 8th annual Canadian Art Reel Artists Film Festival has grown this year to include four days of documentary films that delve inside the captivating and visionary world of top contemporary art and artists. The festival includes World, North American and Canadian premieres, and[…]

  • CBC and ACCT Announce William Shatner to Host Genie Awards
    Thursday February 17th 2011

    CBC Television and the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television announced that Canadian icon William Shatner will host the 31st Annual GENIE Awards. Joining Shatner is one of the country’s most prominent young stars, Rachelle Lefevre (Barney’s Version), who will act as the voice of the show. Celebrating the year’s biggest achievements in Canadian movies, the Awards will be broadcast live on Thursday, March 10, 2011 on CBC Television from The National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Special musical performances and celebrity presenters will be announced in the coming weeks.

  • CRTC denies AUX-TV right to air more music videos
    Thursday February 17th 2011

    Do you want your AUX TV? Three months after the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission told MuchMusic it can’t air fewer music videos than it already does, the same federal agency has denied a request to play more of them on a cable music channel that’s become a launching pad for dozens of independent Canadian artists. The CRTC ruled last week that AUX TV, a specialty music channel owned by GlassBox Television, can’t allow music videos to account for more than 35 per cent of its broadcast content under its current licence because that could make AUX “directly competitive” with MuchMusic.

  • Canadian animator eschews big studio fare
    Thursday February 17th 2011

    Being up for big film prizes has taught Canadian animator Paul Dutton one thing: he’s a poor loser. The Calgary-based filmmaker, who served as assistant director on the Oscar-nominated film “The Illusionist,” says that’s what he realized the moment the hand-drawn French movie lost the Golden Globe award to “Toy Story 3″ earlier this year. The two films gear up for another showdown at the Academy Awards on Feb. 27, alongside “How To Train Your Dragon.” By all accounts, the race for best animated feature is shaping up to be a battle between studio giants and the little French film that could.

  • THE BRIEF: Advertising agencies! Please don’t squeeze the production company.
    Wednesday February 16th 2011

    Commercial production companies are trying very hard to please. After speaking to several top commercial executive producers over the last couple of weeks, it’s become clear to The Brief, if not to the production companies themselves, that giving 100% is not only more difficult these days, it’s not enough.

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Archives for: February 20115
  • Reel Artists Film Festival presents – Sol Lewitt: Walldrawings
    Tuesday February 22nd 2011

    By TO411 staff writer Daisy Maclean The 8th annual Canadian Art Reel Artists Film Festival has grown this year to include four days of documentary films that delve inside the captivating and visionary world of top contemporary art and artists. The festival includes World, North American and Canadian premieres, and[…]

  • CBC and ACCT Announce William Shatner to Host Genie Awards
    Thursday February 17th 2011

    CBC Television and the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television announced that Canadian icon William Shatner will host the 31st Annual GENIE Awards. Joining Shatner is one of the country’s most prominent young stars, Rachelle Lefevre (Barney’s Version), who will act as the voice of the show. Celebrating the year’s biggest achievements in Canadian movies, the Awards will be broadcast live on Thursday, March 10, 2011 on CBC Television from The National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Special musical performances and celebrity presenters will be announced in the coming weeks.

  • CRTC denies AUX-TV right to air more music videos
    Thursday February 17th 2011

    Do you want your AUX TV? Three months after the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission told MuchMusic it can’t air fewer music videos than it already does, the same federal agency has denied a request to play more of them on a cable music channel that’s become a launching pad for dozens of independent Canadian artists. The CRTC ruled last week that AUX TV, a specialty music channel owned by GlassBox Television, can’t allow music videos to account for more than 35 per cent of its broadcast content under its current licence because that could make AUX “directly competitive” with MuchMusic.

  • Canadian animator eschews big studio fare
    Thursday February 17th 2011

    Being up for big film prizes has taught Canadian animator Paul Dutton one thing: he’s a poor loser. The Calgary-based filmmaker, who served as assistant director on the Oscar-nominated film “The Illusionist,” says that’s what he realized the moment the hand-drawn French movie lost the Golden Globe award to “Toy Story 3″ earlier this year. The two films gear up for another showdown at the Academy Awards on Feb. 27, alongside “How To Train Your Dragon.” By all accounts, the race for best animated feature is shaping up to be a battle between studio giants and the little French film that could.

  • THE BRIEF: Advertising agencies! Please don’t squeeze the production company.
    Wednesday February 16th 2011

    Commercial production companies are trying very hard to please. After speaking to several top commercial executive producers over the last couple of weeks, it’s become clear to The Brief, if not to the production companies themselves, that giving 100% is not only more difficult these days, it’s not enough.

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Archives for: February 20115
  • Reel Artists Film Festival presents – Sol Lewitt: Walldrawings
    Tuesday February 22nd 2011

    By TO411 staff writer Daisy Maclean The 8th annual Canadian Art Reel Artists Film Festival has grown this year to include four days of documentary films that delve inside the captivating and visionary world of top contemporary art and artists. The festival includes World, North American and Canadian premieres, and[…]

  • CBC and ACCT Announce William Shatner to Host Genie Awards
    Thursday February 17th 2011

    CBC Television and the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television announced that Canadian icon William Shatner will host the 31st Annual GENIE Awards. Joining Shatner is one of the country’s most prominent young stars, Rachelle Lefevre (Barney’s Version), who will act as the voice of the show. Celebrating the year’s biggest achievements in Canadian movies, the Awards will be broadcast live on Thursday, March 10, 2011 on CBC Television from The National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Special musical performances and celebrity presenters will be announced in the coming weeks.

  • CRTC denies AUX-TV right to air more music videos
    Thursday February 17th 2011

    Do you want your AUX TV? Three months after the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission told MuchMusic it can’t air fewer music videos than it already does, the same federal agency has denied a request to play more of them on a cable music channel that’s become a launching pad for dozens of independent Canadian artists. The CRTC ruled last week that AUX TV, a specialty music channel owned by GlassBox Television, can’t allow music videos to account for more than 35 per cent of its broadcast content under its current licence because that could make AUX “directly competitive” with MuchMusic.

  • Canadian animator eschews big studio fare
    Thursday February 17th 2011

    Being up for big film prizes has taught Canadian animator Paul Dutton one thing: he’s a poor loser. The Calgary-based filmmaker, who served as assistant director on the Oscar-nominated film “The Illusionist,” says that’s what he realized the moment the hand-drawn French movie lost the Golden Globe award to “Toy Story 3″ earlier this year. The two films gear up for another showdown at the Academy Awards on Feb. 27, alongside “How To Train Your Dragon.” By all accounts, the race for best animated feature is shaping up to be a battle between studio giants and the little French film that could.

  • THE BRIEF: Advertising agencies! Please don’t squeeze the production company.
    Wednesday February 16th 2011

    Commercial production companies are trying very hard to please. After speaking to several top commercial executive producers over the last couple of weeks, it’s become clear to The Brief, if not to the production companies themselves, that giving 100% is not only more difficult these days, it’s not enough.

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