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  • Film & TV industry in Toronto making a comeback
    Tuesday September 25th 2012

    It’s Hollywood North the sequel. The film and TV industry in Toronto is turning around after a few rough years. Statistics from the Toronto Film and TV Office show a 25 per cent increase in production spending in 2011 over 2010, which adds up to $1.13-billion, more than $200-million more than 2010. The SARS crisis and the higher Canadian dollar have taken some of the shine off filming in Toronto.

  • Homeland makes Emmy Awards history
    Monday September 24th 2012

    Homeland made Emmy history Sunday at the 64th Prime time Emmy Awards at Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre, stopping Mad Men’s bid to win a record fifth-consecutive award as TV’s best drama. The first-year Showtime thriller about a bipolar counterterrorism analyst, played by Claire Danes, who suspects a U.S. Marine and recently repatriated prisoner-of-war of being a sleeper agent won the TV industry’s highest honour, taking home the Emmy for outstanding drama series. Homeland won a total of six Emmys, equalling the mark set by Game of Thrones. Homeland won Emmys for best drama series, actor, actress, writing and, at last weekend’s Creative Arts Emmys, casting and editing.

  • Film critic Roger Ebert gets Sundance award
    Friday September 21st 2012

    Critic Roger Ebert is receiving an award from Robert Redford’s Sundance Institute for his support of independent cinema. Sundance leaders said Thursday that Ebert will receive their Vanguard Leadership Award at a benefit for the institute June 5 in Los Angeles. Redford says Ebert was one of the institute’s first supporters when Sundance was founded in 1980 to advance independent film.

  • Ubisoft opens cutting-edge Toronto performance capture studio
    Wednesday September 19th 2012

    Ubisoft Toronto celebrated its latest expansion Thursday, showing off a performance capture studio for its video games. Ubisoft officials call it a cutting-edge facility that will be used by the company’s 26 studios around the globe. The 2,000-square-foot (185-square-metre) facility features 80 mounted cameras plus wireless helmet cameras, a sound stage and a high-load beam to allow for physical stunts and aerial work.

  • TIFF’s annual Docs Conference aims to make long stories short
    Wednesday September 12th 2012

    Some people see documentaries as a gateway. They say documentary filmmaking offers a cheaper and less technically demanding path to getting started than dramatic filmmaking. But mastering the documentary can be a goal in and of itself, especially if it means having a career like that of Ken Burns. “Nobody[…]

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  • Film & TV industry in Toronto making a comeback
    Tuesday September 25th 2012

    It’s Hollywood North the sequel. The film and TV industry in Toronto is turning around after a few rough years. Statistics from the Toronto Film and TV Office show a 25 per cent increase in production spending in 2011 over 2010, which adds up to $1.13-billion, more than $200-million more than 2010. The SARS crisis and the higher Canadian dollar have taken some of the shine off filming in Toronto.

  • Homeland makes Emmy Awards history
    Monday September 24th 2012

    Homeland made Emmy history Sunday at the 64th Prime time Emmy Awards at Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre, stopping Mad Men’s bid to win a record fifth-consecutive award as TV’s best drama. The first-year Showtime thriller about a bipolar counterterrorism analyst, played by Claire Danes, who suspects a U.S. Marine and recently repatriated prisoner-of-war of being a sleeper agent won the TV industry’s highest honour, taking home the Emmy for outstanding drama series. Homeland won a total of six Emmys, equalling the mark set by Game of Thrones. Homeland won Emmys for best drama series, actor, actress, writing and, at last weekend’s Creative Arts Emmys, casting and editing.

  • Film critic Roger Ebert gets Sundance award
    Friday September 21st 2012

    Critic Roger Ebert is receiving an award from Robert Redford’s Sundance Institute for his support of independent cinema. Sundance leaders said Thursday that Ebert will receive their Vanguard Leadership Award at a benefit for the institute June 5 in Los Angeles. Redford says Ebert was one of the institute’s first supporters when Sundance was founded in 1980 to advance independent film.

  • Ubisoft opens cutting-edge Toronto performance capture studio
    Wednesday September 19th 2012

    Ubisoft Toronto celebrated its latest expansion Thursday, showing off a performance capture studio for its video games. Ubisoft officials call it a cutting-edge facility that will be used by the company’s 26 studios around the globe. The 2,000-square-foot (185-square-metre) facility features 80 mounted cameras plus wireless helmet cameras, a sound stage and a high-load beam to allow for physical stunts and aerial work.

  • TIFF’s annual Docs Conference aims to make long stories short
    Wednesday September 12th 2012

    Some people see documentaries as a gateway. They say documentary filmmaking offers a cheaper and less technically demanding path to getting started than dramatic filmmaking. But mastering the documentary can be a goal in and of itself, especially if it means having a career like that of Ken Burns. “Nobody[…]

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Archives for: September 20125
  • Film & TV industry in Toronto making a comeback
    Tuesday September 25th 2012

    It’s Hollywood North the sequel. The film and TV industry in Toronto is turning around after a few rough years. Statistics from the Toronto Film and TV Office show a 25 per cent increase in production spending in 2011 over 2010, which adds up to $1.13-billion, more than $200-million more than 2010. The SARS crisis and the higher Canadian dollar have taken some of the shine off filming in Toronto.

  • Homeland makes Emmy Awards history
    Monday September 24th 2012

    Homeland made Emmy history Sunday at the 64th Prime time Emmy Awards at Los Angeles’ Nokia Theatre, stopping Mad Men’s bid to win a record fifth-consecutive award as TV’s best drama. The first-year Showtime thriller about a bipolar counterterrorism analyst, played by Claire Danes, who suspects a U.S. Marine and recently repatriated prisoner-of-war of being a sleeper agent won the TV industry’s highest honour, taking home the Emmy for outstanding drama series. Homeland won a total of six Emmys, equalling the mark set by Game of Thrones. Homeland won Emmys for best drama series, actor, actress, writing and, at last weekend’s Creative Arts Emmys, casting and editing.

  • Film critic Roger Ebert gets Sundance award
    Friday September 21st 2012

    Critic Roger Ebert is receiving an award from Robert Redford’s Sundance Institute for his support of independent cinema. Sundance leaders said Thursday that Ebert will receive their Vanguard Leadership Award at a benefit for the institute June 5 in Los Angeles. Redford says Ebert was one of the institute’s first supporters when Sundance was founded in 1980 to advance independent film.

  • Ubisoft opens cutting-edge Toronto performance capture studio
    Wednesday September 19th 2012

    Ubisoft Toronto celebrated its latest expansion Thursday, showing off a performance capture studio for its video games. Ubisoft officials call it a cutting-edge facility that will be used by the company’s 26 studios around the globe. The 2,000-square-foot (185-square-metre) facility features 80 mounted cameras plus wireless helmet cameras, a sound stage and a high-load beam to allow for physical stunts and aerial work.

  • TIFF’s annual Docs Conference aims to make long stories short
    Wednesday September 12th 2012

    Some people see documentaries as a gateway. They say documentary filmmaking offers a cheaper and less technically demanding path to getting started than dramatic filmmaking. But mastering the documentary can be a goal in and of itself, especially if it means having a career like that of Ken Burns. “Nobody[…]

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