Radio-Canada, the French-language TV network of Canadian pubcaster CBC, is to invest C$20 million ($13 million) in home-grown French-speaking cinema over the next five years, it announced Thursday.
After months of negotiations, producer Nicolas Clermont has settled terms for his exit from Behaviour Communications. Behaviour announced in January that it was parting company with Clermont and his…
Cinar Corp. unveiled its most ambitious production slate ever at its annual meeting Wednesday, with more than 360 half-hours for 20 different series on the sked for the coming year. The total…
"Babel" is a muddle. Confusing mix is not helped by classic co-production woes, with some thesps speaking in heavy French accents, others sounding like Canucks and one lead role dubbed into English…
Earnings were up significantly in the second quarter for Canuck entertainment company CanWest Global Communications, primarily due to a C$13.4 million ($8.9 million) dividend from the company's…
The U.K. and the U.S. once again lead the nominations race for the annual Banff Rockie Awards, with 22 and 18 noms, respectively.
Canadian singer Celine Dion has postponed all of her concerts for the next month in order to be with her husband and manager Rene Angelil, who is recovering from skin-cancer surgery.
The opening of "Dead End" is a nail-biter of a sequence that creates great expectations, but this French-Canadian policier never delivers on its early promise. Joanne Arseneau's script teases viewers…
A bitter seven-week strike by technicians at the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. ended Saturday with the union voting by an overwhelming majority to accept management's latest offer.
"The Dreamlife of Angels" may be the feature debut of Erick Zonca -- a 41-year-old Gallic helmer with only three shorts on his resume -- but it is the sort of stirring, assured filmmaking normally…
Busy Montreal-based Cirque du Soleil is set to launch its third original production in six months, with the world preem of "Dralion" in Montreal on April 22.