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  • Years-in-the-making doc ‘Surviving Progress’ examines future of civilization
    Wednesday November 30th 2011

    TORONTO - Quebec filmmaker Mathieu Roy has spent six years on “Surviving Progress,” a sprawling documentary co-directed by Harold Crooks that spans economics, history, the environment and the very future of civilization itself. And over that painstaking production period, Roy has grown sick of hearing one specific response to the[…]

  • Shaw Media and Rogers Communications sign long-term distribution deal on TV
    Wednesday November 30th 2011

    TORONTO - Shaw Media and Rogers Communications Inc. have signed a long-term deal for the continued distribution of all Shaw Media services on Canada’s largest cable TV system. The services include channels like History Television, HGTV Canada, Showcase, as well as on-demand rights to Global TV content. Terms of the[…]

  • Could Whistler film fest be the new Sundance?
    Wednesday November 30th 2011

    A powerful Hollywood voice is championing the Whistler Film Festival, and the high-profile push could see WFF evolve into an important stop on the festival circuit. The executive editor of the entertainment-industry publication Variety says the festival has two major things going for it: location and timing.

  • Tribeca Film Festival Names New Artistic Director
    Tuesday November 29th 2011

    Frederic Boyer, a veteran of the film festival circuit who has most recently been in charge of the Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes, will be the new artistic director of the Tribeca Film Festival, its organizers said on Monday. Mr. Boyer, 52, has been the artistic director and head of programming for Directors’ Fortnight since 2009; he also is the artistic director of Les Arcs European Film Festival, which is held at Les Arcs ski resort in France, and ran the art-house video store Videosphere in Paris. Peter Scarlet was the last Tribeca festival executive to hold the title of artistic director; he resigned in 2009 when Geoffrey Gilmore, the longtime director of the Sundance Film Festival, was brought in as Tribeca’s chief creative officer.

  • Martin Scorsese considers shooting all his future films in 3D
    Tuesday November 29th 2011

    The Oscar-winning film-maker, Martin Scorsese, has said he would prefer to shoot all his future films in 3D following his experiences with new movie Hugo, which has received impressive critical notices and is being tipped for awards season success. In an interview with the Deadline blog, Scorsese also suggested that his previous films Taxi Driver and The Aviator might have benefited from being shot in stereoscope. He compared the recent wave of films using the technology to the arrival of Technicolor in the mid-1930s.

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  • Years-in-the-making doc ‘Surviving Progress’ examines future of civilization
    Wednesday November 30th 2011

    TORONTO - Quebec filmmaker Mathieu Roy has spent six years on “Surviving Progress,” a sprawling documentary co-directed by Harold Crooks that spans economics, history, the environment and the very future of civilization itself. And over that painstaking production period, Roy has grown sick of hearing one specific response to the[…]

  • Shaw Media and Rogers Communications sign long-term distribution deal on TV
    Wednesday November 30th 2011

    TORONTO - Shaw Media and Rogers Communications Inc. have signed a long-term deal for the continued distribution of all Shaw Media services on Canada’s largest cable TV system. The services include channels like History Television, HGTV Canada, Showcase, as well as on-demand rights to Global TV content. Terms of the[…]

  • Could Whistler film fest be the new Sundance?
    Wednesday November 30th 2011

    A powerful Hollywood voice is championing the Whistler Film Festival, and the high-profile push could see WFF evolve into an important stop on the festival circuit. The executive editor of the entertainment-industry publication Variety says the festival has two major things going for it: location and timing.

  • Tribeca Film Festival Names New Artistic Director
    Tuesday November 29th 2011

    Frederic Boyer, a veteran of the film festival circuit who has most recently been in charge of the Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes, will be the new artistic director of the Tribeca Film Festival, its organizers said on Monday. Mr. Boyer, 52, has been the artistic director and head of programming for Directors’ Fortnight since 2009; he also is the artistic director of Les Arcs European Film Festival, which is held at Les Arcs ski resort in France, and ran the art-house video store Videosphere in Paris. Peter Scarlet was the last Tribeca festival executive to hold the title of artistic director; he resigned in 2009 when Geoffrey Gilmore, the longtime director of the Sundance Film Festival, was brought in as Tribeca’s chief creative officer.

  • Martin Scorsese considers shooting all his future films in 3D
    Tuesday November 29th 2011

    The Oscar-winning film-maker, Martin Scorsese, has said he would prefer to shoot all his future films in 3D following his experiences with new movie Hugo, which has received impressive critical notices and is being tipped for awards season success. In an interview with the Deadline blog, Scorsese also suggested that his previous films Taxi Driver and The Aviator might have benefited from being shot in stereoscope. He compared the recent wave of films using the technology to the arrival of Technicolor in the mid-1930s.

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Archives for: November 20115
  • Years-in-the-making doc ‘Surviving Progress’ examines future of civilization
    Wednesday November 30th 2011

    TORONTO - Quebec filmmaker Mathieu Roy has spent six years on “Surviving Progress,” a sprawling documentary co-directed by Harold Crooks that spans economics, history, the environment and the very future of civilization itself. And over that painstaking production period, Roy has grown sick of hearing one specific response to the[…]

  • Shaw Media and Rogers Communications sign long-term distribution deal on TV
    Wednesday November 30th 2011

    TORONTO - Shaw Media and Rogers Communications Inc. have signed a long-term deal for the continued distribution of all Shaw Media services on Canada’s largest cable TV system. The services include channels like History Television, HGTV Canada, Showcase, as well as on-demand rights to Global TV content. Terms of the[…]

  • Could Whistler film fest be the new Sundance?
    Wednesday November 30th 2011

    A powerful Hollywood voice is championing the Whistler Film Festival, and the high-profile push could see WFF evolve into an important stop on the festival circuit. The executive editor of the entertainment-industry publication Variety says the festival has two major things going for it: location and timing.

  • Tribeca Film Festival Names New Artistic Director
    Tuesday November 29th 2011

    Frederic Boyer, a veteran of the film festival circuit who has most recently been in charge of the Directors’ Fortnight at Cannes, will be the new artistic director of the Tribeca Film Festival, its organizers said on Monday. Mr. Boyer, 52, has been the artistic director and head of programming for Directors’ Fortnight since 2009; he also is the artistic director of Les Arcs European Film Festival, which is held at Les Arcs ski resort in France, and ran the art-house video store Videosphere in Paris. Peter Scarlet was the last Tribeca festival executive to hold the title of artistic director; he resigned in 2009 when Geoffrey Gilmore, the longtime director of the Sundance Film Festival, was brought in as Tribeca’s chief creative officer.

  • Martin Scorsese considers shooting all his future films in 3D
    Tuesday November 29th 2011

    The Oscar-winning film-maker, Martin Scorsese, has said he would prefer to shoot all his future films in 3D following his experiences with new movie Hugo, which has received impressive critical notices and is being tipped for awards season success. In an interview with the Deadline blog, Scorsese also suggested that his previous films Taxi Driver and The Aviator might have benefited from being shot in stereoscope. He compared the recent wave of films using the technology to the arrival of Technicolor in the mid-1930s.

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