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  • New era in Canadian film possible
    Wednesday February 12th 2014

    Director Sturla Gunnarsson says the national broadcaster’s loss of Hockey Night in Canada could, and should, be the start of a whole new era in Canadian film. “If you want a national cinema the broadcasters have to play ball, and the only one in a position to play ball is the CBC and it should be their mandate,” said Gunnarsson, a veteran director and president of the Directors Guild of Canada.

  • Avi Federgreen’s 10K film initiative continues to gain momentum with new sponsors Equifilm and Instinct
    Wednesday February 12th 2014

    Acclaimed film Producer and Distributor Avi Federgreen’s INDIECAN10K initiative continues to gain momentum as it nears the submission deadline. Two more notable sponsors have joined the illustrious list of industry partners: Serge Morin’s Locations Equifilm Rentals Inc and Michael Perlmutter’s Music Supervision Company Instinct Entertainment. “I am ecstatic that Location Equifilm Rentals Inc. has come on board to sponsor the Grip, Lighting and Camera requirements for the New Brunswick selected film and the Camera requirements for the Nova Scotia selected film. This is a huge addition to the Atlantic Canada projects,” says Federgreen.

  • Canadian indie TV production down by almost 10 per cent last year
    Tuesday February 11th 2014

    Canadian independent TV production fell 9.8 per cent in 2012-13, to $2.32-billion, as broadcasters moved away from buying shows from outside producers and spent more money producing their own shows. The drop in independent production comes amid an overall slump in film and TV work in Canada, according to an[…]

  • Toronto Fest Offers Global Filmmakers Short Film Showcase
    Tuesday February 11th 2014

    The prestigious Canadian festival unveiled plans for Short Cuts International, a showcase of short films to launch at the upcoming 2014 edition in September. The micro film series comes on top of Short Cuts Canada, which already allows Canadian filmmakers to demand less time of fest-goers otherwise drawn to Hollywood[…]

  • Rights to Rob Ford book ‘Crazy Town’ bought by Toronto production company
    Monday February 10th 2014

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s story is one step closer to appearing on the big screen. A Toronto-based production company, Blue Ice Pictures, announced it has bought the film and television rights to Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story, a new book by Toronto Star reporter Robyn Doolittle. Producers Daniel Iron and Lance Samuels said they will produce an adaptation of the book.

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  • New era in Canadian film possible
    Wednesday February 12th 2014

    Director Sturla Gunnarsson says the national broadcaster’s loss of Hockey Night in Canada could, and should, be the start of a whole new era in Canadian film. “If you want a national cinema the broadcasters have to play ball, and the only one in a position to play ball is the CBC and it should be their mandate,” said Gunnarsson, a veteran director and president of the Directors Guild of Canada.

  • Avi Federgreen’s 10K film initiative continues to gain momentum with new sponsors Equifilm and Instinct
    Wednesday February 12th 2014

    Acclaimed film Producer and Distributor Avi Federgreen’s INDIECAN10K initiative continues to gain momentum as it nears the submission deadline. Two more notable sponsors have joined the illustrious list of industry partners: Serge Morin’s Locations Equifilm Rentals Inc and Michael Perlmutter’s Music Supervision Company Instinct Entertainment. “I am ecstatic that Location Equifilm Rentals Inc. has come on board to sponsor the Grip, Lighting and Camera requirements for the New Brunswick selected film and the Camera requirements for the Nova Scotia selected film. This is a huge addition to the Atlantic Canada projects,” says Federgreen.

  • Canadian indie TV production down by almost 10 per cent last year
    Tuesday February 11th 2014

    Canadian independent TV production fell 9.8 per cent in 2012-13, to $2.32-billion, as broadcasters moved away from buying shows from outside producers and spent more money producing their own shows. The drop in independent production comes amid an overall slump in film and TV work in Canada, according to an[…]

  • Toronto Fest Offers Global Filmmakers Short Film Showcase
    Tuesday February 11th 2014

    The prestigious Canadian festival unveiled plans for Short Cuts International, a showcase of short films to launch at the upcoming 2014 edition in September. The micro film series comes on top of Short Cuts Canada, which already allows Canadian filmmakers to demand less time of fest-goers otherwise drawn to Hollywood[…]

  • Rights to Rob Ford book ‘Crazy Town’ bought by Toronto production company
    Monday February 10th 2014

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s story is one step closer to appearing on the big screen. A Toronto-based production company, Blue Ice Pictures, announced it has bought the film and television rights to Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story, a new book by Toronto Star reporter Robyn Doolittle. Producers Daniel Iron and Lance Samuels said they will produce an adaptation of the book.

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Archives for: February 20145
  • New era in Canadian film possible
    Wednesday February 12th 2014

    Director Sturla Gunnarsson says the national broadcaster’s loss of Hockey Night in Canada could, and should, be the start of a whole new era in Canadian film. “If you want a national cinema the broadcasters have to play ball, and the only one in a position to play ball is the CBC and it should be their mandate,” said Gunnarsson, a veteran director and president of the Directors Guild of Canada.

  • Avi Federgreen’s 10K film initiative continues to gain momentum with new sponsors Equifilm and Instinct
    Wednesday February 12th 2014

    Acclaimed film Producer and Distributor Avi Federgreen’s INDIECAN10K initiative continues to gain momentum as it nears the submission deadline. Two more notable sponsors have joined the illustrious list of industry partners: Serge Morin’s Locations Equifilm Rentals Inc and Michael Perlmutter’s Music Supervision Company Instinct Entertainment. “I am ecstatic that Location Equifilm Rentals Inc. has come on board to sponsor the Grip, Lighting and Camera requirements for the New Brunswick selected film and the Camera requirements for the Nova Scotia selected film. This is a huge addition to the Atlantic Canada projects,” says Federgreen.

  • Canadian indie TV production down by almost 10 per cent last year
    Tuesday February 11th 2014

    Canadian independent TV production fell 9.8 per cent in 2012-13, to $2.32-billion, as broadcasters moved away from buying shows from outside producers and spent more money producing their own shows. The drop in independent production comes amid an overall slump in film and TV work in Canada, according to an[…]

  • Toronto Fest Offers Global Filmmakers Short Film Showcase
    Tuesday February 11th 2014

    The prestigious Canadian festival unveiled plans for Short Cuts International, a showcase of short films to launch at the upcoming 2014 edition in September. The micro film series comes on top of Short Cuts Canada, which already allows Canadian filmmakers to demand less time of fest-goers otherwise drawn to Hollywood[…]

  • Rights to Rob Ford book ‘Crazy Town’ bought by Toronto production company
    Monday February 10th 2014

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s story is one step closer to appearing on the big screen. A Toronto-based production company, Blue Ice Pictures, announced it has bought the film and television rights to Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story, a new book by Toronto Star reporter Robyn Doolittle. Producers Daniel Iron and Lance Samuels said they will produce an adaptation of the book.

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