Canuck producer Roger Frappier ("The Decline of the American Empire," "Jesus of Montreal") is set to make his first English-language pic since "Love and Human Remains" in 1995. "Confessions of a…
Quebec film funder Sodec has tapped seasoned Canuck international film sales exec Marie-Claude Poulin to head up the agency's new gap-financing program.
Euro film producers usually don't need much encouragement to talk about the precarious state of European film and the domination of the global biz by the Americans. But at least one producer on…
This sweet yarn about a kid roughing it in Central Park scores top marks in the good-intentions department, but it's much less successful in terms of keeping viewers interested for the long haul. Pic…
Red Sky Entertainment of Vancouver has inked a deal giving it an exclusive first-look distribution agreement for all Maple Palm Prods. product in Canada.
Quebec thesp Pascale Bussieres has reunited with Montreal helmer Charles Biname for the new Canuck pic "The Beauty of Pandora" (La Beaute de Pandore).
Balmur Entertainment, the music and television company owned by Canuck singer Anne Murray, is set to produce its first major kids animation series, "The Hippo Tub Co.," based on a 20-year-old Murray…
John Turturro has signed on to play the lead role in Canadian helmer Arto Paragamian's sophomore feature, "Two Thousand and None," which began lensing in Montreal last week.
Founding president Tony Cianciotta has resigned from his position at Vancouver-based film distrib Red Sky Entertainment and the company's chief financial officer, Mike Smallwood, has been upped to…
A gritty, pumped-up thriller with jaw-dropping plot twists to spare, "Heaven" kicks off in strong, stylish fashion but is eventually weakened by a convoluted, contrived plot.
Thanks to a cast with notable depth, an unusually smart script and a couple of neat ghosts with French accents, "Dead Aviators" is a small but near-ideal example of quality family fare that can be…