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  • Film and TV execs court fickle eyeballs with marketing stunts, touring showcases
    Wednesday December 07th 2011

    Gone are the days when a loyal TV viewer would turn the dial to a stalwart network like CBS and settle in for the evening. Rare, too, is the film fan with a standing date to catch a big theatrical release on opening day. And so it goes that comic Patton Oswalt recently found himself on a cross-country tour to pitch his new film “Young Adult” directly to movie-goers along with actress Charlize Theron and director Jason Reitman, theatre by theatre, town by town.

  • Festival releases Canada’s annual Top 10 films
    Wednesday December 07th 2011

    Art and commerce walked the aisle together as the Toronto International Film Festival Group announced this year’s top Canadian films. Selected by a group of industry experts and film professionals, this year’s list included Ken Scott’s box-office smash from Quebec, Starbuck, as well as Sebastien Pilote’s deeply moving, and rather stark drama about a car salesman, Le Vendeur. This was the first year a significant number of high-pro-file English releases made the list, but only one has so far seen widespread theatrical release: Jason Eisener’s Hobo With a Shotgun premiered at Sundance, and hit theatres in March.

  • Winnipeg filmmaker’s Keyhole named best Canadian feature
    Tuesday December 06th 2011

    Keyhole, the latest feature film from Winnipeg auteur Guy Maddin, is the winner of the coveted Borsos Competition for best Canadian feature film at the 2011 Whistler Film Festival. Shot in Maddin’s typical surrealist style, the film stars Isabella Rossellini, Jason Patric and Udo Kier in a tale of gangsters[…]

  • Garin Josey Appointed GM-WFW Vancouver
    Saturday December 03rd 2011

    Paul Bronfman, Chairman and CEO of William F. White International Inc. (WFW), is pleased to announce the appointment of Garin Josey to the position of General Manager, WFW Vancouver, effective immediately. 

  • Canadian filmmakers make the cut at Sundance
    Friday December 02nd 2011

    Margaret Atwood’s prescient tales of debt, Chinese pugilists and videogame developers will headline Canada’s presence at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The Park City fandango founded by Robert Redford announced the films in competition Wednesday, and though no Canadian reels were accepted in the narrative category, three documentaries from the Great White North will compete in the World Cinema non-fiction race.

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Archives for: December 20115
  • Film and TV execs court fickle eyeballs with marketing stunts, touring showcases
    Wednesday December 07th 2011

    Gone are the days when a loyal TV viewer would turn the dial to a stalwart network like CBS and settle in for the evening. Rare, too, is the film fan with a standing date to catch a big theatrical release on opening day. And so it goes that comic Patton Oswalt recently found himself on a cross-country tour to pitch his new film “Young Adult” directly to movie-goers along with actress Charlize Theron and director Jason Reitman, theatre by theatre, town by town.

  • Festival releases Canada’s annual Top 10 films
    Wednesday December 07th 2011

    Art and commerce walked the aisle together as the Toronto International Film Festival Group announced this year’s top Canadian films. Selected by a group of industry experts and film professionals, this year’s list included Ken Scott’s box-office smash from Quebec, Starbuck, as well as Sebastien Pilote’s deeply moving, and rather stark drama about a car salesman, Le Vendeur. This was the first year a significant number of high-pro-file English releases made the list, but only one has so far seen widespread theatrical release: Jason Eisener’s Hobo With a Shotgun premiered at Sundance, and hit theatres in March.

  • Winnipeg filmmaker’s Keyhole named best Canadian feature
    Tuesday December 06th 2011

    Keyhole, the latest feature film from Winnipeg auteur Guy Maddin, is the winner of the coveted Borsos Competition for best Canadian feature film at the 2011 Whistler Film Festival. Shot in Maddin’s typical surrealist style, the film stars Isabella Rossellini, Jason Patric and Udo Kier in a tale of gangsters[…]

  • Garin Josey Appointed GM-WFW Vancouver
    Saturday December 03rd 2011

    Paul Bronfman, Chairman and CEO of William F. White International Inc. (WFW), is pleased to announce the appointment of Garin Josey to the position of General Manager, WFW Vancouver, effective immediately. 

  • Canadian filmmakers make the cut at Sundance
    Friday December 02nd 2011

    Margaret Atwood’s prescient tales of debt, Chinese pugilists and videogame developers will headline Canada’s presence at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The Park City fandango founded by Robert Redford announced the films in competition Wednesday, and though no Canadian reels were accepted in the narrative category, three documentaries from the Great White North will compete in the World Cinema non-fiction race.

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Archives for: December 20115
  • Film and TV execs court fickle eyeballs with marketing stunts, touring showcases
    Wednesday December 07th 2011

    Gone are the days when a loyal TV viewer would turn the dial to a stalwart network like CBS and settle in for the evening. Rare, too, is the film fan with a standing date to catch a big theatrical release on opening day. And so it goes that comic Patton Oswalt recently found himself on a cross-country tour to pitch his new film “Young Adult” directly to movie-goers along with actress Charlize Theron and director Jason Reitman, theatre by theatre, town by town.

  • Festival releases Canada’s annual Top 10 films
    Wednesday December 07th 2011

    Art and commerce walked the aisle together as the Toronto International Film Festival Group announced this year’s top Canadian films. Selected by a group of industry experts and film professionals, this year’s list included Ken Scott’s box-office smash from Quebec, Starbuck, as well as Sebastien Pilote’s deeply moving, and rather stark drama about a car salesman, Le Vendeur. This was the first year a significant number of high-pro-file English releases made the list, but only one has so far seen widespread theatrical release: Jason Eisener’s Hobo With a Shotgun premiered at Sundance, and hit theatres in March.

  • Winnipeg filmmaker’s Keyhole named best Canadian feature
    Tuesday December 06th 2011

    Keyhole, the latest feature film from Winnipeg auteur Guy Maddin, is the winner of the coveted Borsos Competition for best Canadian feature film at the 2011 Whistler Film Festival. Shot in Maddin’s typical surrealist style, the film stars Isabella Rossellini, Jason Patric and Udo Kier in a tale of gangsters[…]

  • Garin Josey Appointed GM-WFW Vancouver
    Saturday December 03rd 2011

    Paul Bronfman, Chairman and CEO of William F. White International Inc. (WFW), is pleased to announce the appointment of Garin Josey to the position of General Manager, WFW Vancouver, effective immediately. 

  • Canadian filmmakers make the cut at Sundance
    Friday December 02nd 2011

    Margaret Atwood’s prescient tales of debt, Chinese pugilists and videogame developers will headline Canada’s presence at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The Park City fandango founded by Robert Redford announced the films in competition Wednesday, and though no Canadian reels were accepted in the narrative category, three documentaries from the Great White North will compete in the World Cinema non-fiction race.

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