MONTREAL — Veteran Canuck indie production and distribution company Norstar Entertainment, which had been in serious financial difficulty for some time now, has been acquired by Alliance…
The most interesting moments in "Gipsy Magic" are the fascinating glimpses provided of life in modern-day Macedonia, but the story is scattershot, the central character is an unpleasant boor, and…
Taking a classic hockey tale and telling it with large dollops of broad-appeal comedy is a sure-fire recipe for scoring big-time in the Great White North, and that's exactly the formula followed in…
MONTREAL — Canada’s leading film distributor has lost its license to operate in Quebec. The Quebec government’s Regie du Cinema notified Alliance Releasing this week that it was revoking its permit…
"The Sweet Hereafter" picked up eight trophies Sunday night at the Genie Awards, Canada's answer to the Oscars.
A salty blue-collar comedy about a bunch of guys who blow off steam by playing hockey together has set a new record for opening-weekend box office performance in Quebec.
Lensing has begun in Toronto on "Noddy," a co-production teaming BBC Worldwide, the Enid Blyton Co. and Catalyst Entertainment of Toronto for the first series ever created by the BBC specifically for…
As expected, it was perhaps the most cutthroat year ever for the Canadian TV buyers at the L.A. Screenings, with all of the major players chasing the same hot Hollywood properties.
Allegro Films is set to more than double its annual output of features to 12 per year, but the Montreal-based producer is returning to its roots with a renewed focus on pics in the $2 million-to-$3…
Malofilm has a new name but it still has the same bad news to report.