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  • Hot Docs set for Yank invasion: Some 189 docs from 51 countries on slate
    Friday April 27th 2012

    A small army of U.S. players is descending on Toronto for Hot Docs, North America’s leading documentary fest, mart and confab, which opens today with “Ai WeiWei: Never Sorry,” Alison Klayman’s portrait of China’s artist-activist. It’s the first of 189 docus from 51 countries unspooling over the next 10 days.

  • Quebec film Starbuck to be remade by Steven Spielberg and DreamWorks Studios
    Thursday April 26th 2012

    Starbuck, a made-in-Quebec film that found success on last year’s festival circuit, has been picked up for an American remake by Steven Spielberg’s DreamWorks Studios. According to reports, producer Andre Rouleau said Spielberg was “enthralled” by the movie after seeing it last month. Production on the English-language version of the film will begin in New York this fall, and the casting process is already underway.

  • Cannes 2012: festival jurors announced
    Thursday April 26th 2012

    Shortly after declaring the lineup for its official selection, the Cannes film festival has announced the jury for its 2012 edition, whose job it will be to pick the winner of the Palme d’Or. Joining Nanni Moretti, whose presidency of the jury was announced in January, will be four men[…]

  • THE BRIEF: AMC’s The Pitch. Or, why I’m grateful my parents are dead.
    Wednesday April 25th 2012

    My parents never understood what I did in for a living. Do yours? They’d ask me, “What is it you do again?… You think up those cute commercials?… They pay you for that?” Said with a certain contained disdain meaning, “All that education for nothing.” Shoot me. Well thankfully they didn’t catch AMC’s The Pitch – the new reality show that pits two legitimate advertising agencies against one another, in this case, WDCW-Los Angeles and McKinney-North Carolina, to compete to win a project from a major client – a breakfast project from Subway.

  • Filmmakers launch petition campaign in Saskatoon
    Tuesday April 24th 2012

    Supporters of Saskatchewan’s film industry launched a petition campaign on Saturday in effort to have the provincial government introduce a new incentive program for filmmakers. The government axed the Saskatchewan Film Employment Tax Credit (SFETC) in the budget released in March.  Petitioners hope to gain enough signatures to sway the[…]

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Archives for: April 20125
  • Hot Docs set for Yank invasion: Some 189 docs from 51 countries on slate
    Friday April 27th 2012

    A small army of U.S. players is descending on Toronto for Hot Docs, North America’s leading documentary fest, mart and confab, which opens today with “Ai WeiWei: Never Sorry,” Alison Klayman’s portrait of China’s artist-activist. It’s the first of 189 docus from 51 countries unspooling over the next 10 days.

  • Quebec film Starbuck to be remade by Steven Spielberg and DreamWorks Studios
    Thursday April 26th 2012

    Starbuck, a made-in-Quebec film that found success on last year’s festival circuit, has been picked up for an American remake by Steven Spielberg’s DreamWorks Studios. According to reports, producer Andre Rouleau said Spielberg was “enthralled” by the movie after seeing it last month. Production on the English-language version of the film will begin in New York this fall, and the casting process is already underway.

  • Cannes 2012: festival jurors announced
    Thursday April 26th 2012

    Shortly after declaring the lineup for its official selection, the Cannes film festival has announced the jury for its 2012 edition, whose job it will be to pick the winner of the Palme d’Or. Joining Nanni Moretti, whose presidency of the jury was announced in January, will be four men[…]

  • THE BRIEF: AMC’s The Pitch. Or, why I’m grateful my parents are dead.
    Wednesday April 25th 2012

    My parents never understood what I did in for a living. Do yours? They’d ask me, “What is it you do again?… You think up those cute commercials?… They pay you for that?” Said with a certain contained disdain meaning, “All that education for nothing.” Shoot me. Well thankfully they didn’t catch AMC’s The Pitch – the new reality show that pits two legitimate advertising agencies against one another, in this case, WDCW-Los Angeles and McKinney-North Carolina, to compete to win a project from a major client – a breakfast project from Subway.

  • Filmmakers launch petition campaign in Saskatoon
    Tuesday April 24th 2012

    Supporters of Saskatchewan’s film industry launched a petition campaign on Saturday in effort to have the provincial government introduce a new incentive program for filmmakers. The government axed the Saskatchewan Film Employment Tax Credit (SFETC) in the budget released in March.  Petitioners hope to gain enough signatures to sway the[…]

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Archives for: April 20125
  • Hot Docs set for Yank invasion: Some 189 docs from 51 countries on slate
    Friday April 27th 2012

    A small army of U.S. players is descending on Toronto for Hot Docs, North America’s leading documentary fest, mart and confab, which opens today with “Ai WeiWei: Never Sorry,” Alison Klayman’s portrait of China’s artist-activist. It’s the first of 189 docus from 51 countries unspooling over the next 10 days.

  • Quebec film Starbuck to be remade by Steven Spielberg and DreamWorks Studios
    Thursday April 26th 2012

    Starbuck, a made-in-Quebec film that found success on last year’s festival circuit, has been picked up for an American remake by Steven Spielberg’s DreamWorks Studios. According to reports, producer Andre Rouleau said Spielberg was “enthralled” by the movie after seeing it last month. Production on the English-language version of the film will begin in New York this fall, and the casting process is already underway.

  • Cannes 2012: festival jurors announced
    Thursday April 26th 2012

    Shortly after declaring the lineup for its official selection, the Cannes film festival has announced the jury for its 2012 edition, whose job it will be to pick the winner of the Palme d’Or. Joining Nanni Moretti, whose presidency of the jury was announced in January, will be four men[…]

  • THE BRIEF: AMC’s The Pitch. Or, why I’m grateful my parents are dead.
    Wednesday April 25th 2012

    My parents never understood what I did in for a living. Do yours? They’d ask me, “What is it you do again?… You think up those cute commercials?… They pay you for that?” Said with a certain contained disdain meaning, “All that education for nothing.” Shoot me. Well thankfully they didn’t catch AMC’s The Pitch – the new reality show that pits two legitimate advertising agencies against one another, in this case, WDCW-Los Angeles and McKinney-North Carolina, to compete to win a project from a major client – a breakfast project from Subway.

  • Filmmakers launch petition campaign in Saskatoon
    Tuesday April 24th 2012

    Supporters of Saskatchewan’s film industry launched a petition campaign on Saturday in effort to have the provincial government introduce a new incentive program for filmmakers. The government axed the Saskatchewan Film Employment Tax Credit (SFETC) in the budget released in March.  Petitioners hope to gain enough signatures to sway the[…]

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