Canuck entertainment company CanWest Global Communications announced Tuesday that it has invested in two U.S. Internet companies and Global exec Gary Maavara has been appointed head of the…
Linda Blackaby and Lynda A. Hansen have been appointed co-directors of programming at the Hamptons Intl. Film Festival announced fest exec director Denise Kasell Tuesday.
Ticket sales were up 15% at the Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, which wrapped Sunday night, with 222,548 fans turning up. In addition, more than 1 million people took in the free, outdoor…
Telescene Film Group announced Wednesday that it has secured an overall production facility of $72 million from the London branch of the Euro bank Banque Intl. in Luxembourg.
Canuck film and TV company Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. has warned investors and analysts that it expects its losses this year to be much bigger than previously predicted. Largely due to certain…
The recent upswing in vulgar bigscreen comedy hits French-Canadian cinema with a vengeance via "Elvis Gratton II -- Miracle in Memphis," a relentlessly lowbrow, frequently hilarious spoof about a…
The recent upswing in vulgar bigscreen comedy hits French-Canadian cinema with a vengeance via "Elvis Gratton II --- Miracle in Memphis," a relentlessly lowbrow, frequently hilarious spoof about a…
The folks who run the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival like to call their event "the Cannes of comedy," and there's some truth to this.
Behaviour Communications and Remstar Distribution have nixed their deal for Remstar to acquire Behavior's distribution arm. The pact fell apart after due diligence. In late May, Behaviour announced…
Canuck kids TV producer Cinar Corp. announced record results Wednesday for the second quarter and past six months in part due to strong growth in its expanding education division.
The laughs keep coming at a good clip in "The Journey to Paris," a lightweight, fairly enjoyable madcap comedy about a bumbling "Mr. Bean"-like character and his desperate attempt to visit the City…