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  • Canada, Italy Look to Partner on Documentary Co-Productions
    Wednesday April 30th 2014

    Top documentary producers from Canada and Italy are meeting at the Hot Docs film festival this week to hothouse possible co-productions. The filmmakers are looking to tap tax credit and co-production coin on offer in both territories as Italian filmmakers especially look to Canadian financing to offset shrinking public funding at home due to recessionary pressures. The talks follow Italy renewing its film tax credits launched in 2008, and extending them to TV productions, but only after Rome caused industry alarm by threatening to reduce them, or even eliminate them altogether.

  • NFB’s Circa 1948 project at Tribeca Film Festival
    Friday April 25th 2014

    It’s 1948 and a mysterious woman checks into the Hotel Vancouver, telling the front desk she’s looking for her husband. Meanwhile, a local radio newscast announces a housing crisis for legions of homeless war vets, and a police constable confesses he’s at the hotel to place a bet with a bookie. The scenes are from the innovative National Film Board of Canada-produced project Circa 1948, which includes an artistic 3D app, a website and an interactive installation that launched in competition at Tribeca Film Festival’s Storyscapes program in New York on Tuesday.

  • Weinstein Co., eOne Extend Canadian Movie Output Deal to 2019
    Thursday April 24th 2014

    Entertainment One and The Weinstein Company have extended their feature film output agreement in Canada through the end of 2019. The partnership provides for eOne distributing TWC’s slate in Canada across all media. Following eOne’s acquisition of Alliance Films at the start of last year, eOne handled TWC’s “Django Unchained,” “Silver Linings[…]

  • Canadian invasion of Cannes 2014 continues
    Wednesday April 23rd 2014

    The Canadian invasion of the Cannes Film Festival continues. Three more Canuck films — one feature and two shorts, all from Quebec — have been announced for Cannes 2014, which runs from May 14 to 25. Tu dors Nicole, a dark comedy by Stéphane Lafleur, has been selected to premiere in the Director’s Fortnight, a parallel Cannes program that showcases new and bold auteurs.

  • A look at the homegrown highlights at the upcoming Hot Docs film festival
    Tuesday April 22nd 2014

    Alice Cooper, George Takei, The Iron Sheik and the man behind Big Bird are among the high-profile guests headed to this year’s Hot Docs festival. The annual non-fiction marathon will unspool 197 films from 43 countries starting Thursday. Here’s a look at some of the homegrown films hoping to make[…]

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  • Canada, Italy Look to Partner on Documentary Co-Productions
    Wednesday April 30th 2014

    Top documentary producers from Canada and Italy are meeting at the Hot Docs film festival this week to hothouse possible co-productions. The filmmakers are looking to tap tax credit and co-production coin on offer in both territories as Italian filmmakers especially look to Canadian financing to offset shrinking public funding at home due to recessionary pressures. The talks follow Italy renewing its film tax credits launched in 2008, and extending them to TV productions, but only after Rome caused industry alarm by threatening to reduce them, or even eliminate them altogether.

  • NFB’s Circa 1948 project at Tribeca Film Festival
    Friday April 25th 2014

    It’s 1948 and a mysterious woman checks into the Hotel Vancouver, telling the front desk she’s looking for her husband. Meanwhile, a local radio newscast announces a housing crisis for legions of homeless war vets, and a police constable confesses he’s at the hotel to place a bet with a bookie. The scenes are from the innovative National Film Board of Canada-produced project Circa 1948, which includes an artistic 3D app, a website and an interactive installation that launched in competition at Tribeca Film Festival’s Storyscapes program in New York on Tuesday.

  • Weinstein Co., eOne Extend Canadian Movie Output Deal to 2019
    Thursday April 24th 2014

    Entertainment One and The Weinstein Company have extended their feature film output agreement in Canada through the end of 2019. The partnership provides for eOne distributing TWC’s slate in Canada across all media. Following eOne’s acquisition of Alliance Films at the start of last year, eOne handled TWC’s “Django Unchained,” “Silver Linings[…]

  • Canadian invasion of Cannes 2014 continues
    Wednesday April 23rd 2014

    The Canadian invasion of the Cannes Film Festival continues. Three more Canuck films — one feature and two shorts, all from Quebec — have been announced for Cannes 2014, which runs from May 14 to 25. Tu dors Nicole, a dark comedy by Stéphane Lafleur, has been selected to premiere in the Director’s Fortnight, a parallel Cannes program that showcases new and bold auteurs.

  • A look at the homegrown highlights at the upcoming Hot Docs film festival
    Tuesday April 22nd 2014

    Alice Cooper, George Takei, The Iron Sheik and the man behind Big Bird are among the high-profile guests headed to this year’s Hot Docs festival. The annual non-fiction marathon will unspool 197 films from 43 countries starting Thursday. Here’s a look at some of the homegrown films hoping to make[…]

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Archives for: April 20145
  • Canada, Italy Look to Partner on Documentary Co-Productions
    Wednesday April 30th 2014

    Top documentary producers from Canada and Italy are meeting at the Hot Docs film festival this week to hothouse possible co-productions. The filmmakers are looking to tap tax credit and co-production coin on offer in both territories as Italian filmmakers especially look to Canadian financing to offset shrinking public funding at home due to recessionary pressures. The talks follow Italy renewing its film tax credits launched in 2008, and extending them to TV productions, but only after Rome caused industry alarm by threatening to reduce them, or even eliminate them altogether.

  • NFB’s Circa 1948 project at Tribeca Film Festival
    Friday April 25th 2014

    It’s 1948 and a mysterious woman checks into the Hotel Vancouver, telling the front desk she’s looking for her husband. Meanwhile, a local radio newscast announces a housing crisis for legions of homeless war vets, and a police constable confesses he’s at the hotel to place a bet with a bookie. The scenes are from the innovative National Film Board of Canada-produced project Circa 1948, which includes an artistic 3D app, a website and an interactive installation that launched in competition at Tribeca Film Festival’s Storyscapes program in New York on Tuesday.

  • Weinstein Co., eOne Extend Canadian Movie Output Deal to 2019
    Thursday April 24th 2014

    Entertainment One and The Weinstein Company have extended their feature film output agreement in Canada through the end of 2019. The partnership provides for eOne distributing TWC’s slate in Canada across all media. Following eOne’s acquisition of Alliance Films at the start of last year, eOne handled TWC’s “Django Unchained,” “Silver Linings[…]

  • Canadian invasion of Cannes 2014 continues
    Wednesday April 23rd 2014

    The Canadian invasion of the Cannes Film Festival continues. Three more Canuck films — one feature and two shorts, all from Quebec — have been announced for Cannes 2014, which runs from May 14 to 25. Tu dors Nicole, a dark comedy by Stéphane Lafleur, has been selected to premiere in the Director’s Fortnight, a parallel Cannes program that showcases new and bold auteurs.

  • A look at the homegrown highlights at the upcoming Hot Docs film festival
    Tuesday April 22nd 2014

    Alice Cooper, George Takei, The Iron Sheik and the man behind Big Bird are among the high-profile guests headed to this year’s Hot Docs festival. The annual non-fiction marathon will unspool 197 films from 43 countries starting Thursday. Here’s a look at some of the homegrown films hoping to make[…]

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