Documakers with an eye to the West got a boost on Wednesday with the announcement of a new C$585,000 ($565,081) fund that will support two to three feature docs a year.
"Summerhood," a summer-camp comedy narrated by John Cusack and written and helmed by former stand-up comedian and Disney animator Jacob Medjuck, has won the People's Choice award at the 28th Atlantic…
After 17 months of negotiations with reps of the ad business, the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) is seeking a strike mandate from its membership.
Canada's Maple Pictures has tapped Jim Sherry, former exec managing director of Alliance Atlantis MPD, as its new co-president, co-founders Laurie May and Brad Pelman announced Tuesday.
Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire" hit the jackpot, nabbing the people's choice award at the 33rd annual Toronto Intl. Film Festival.
Toronto helmer Charles Officer's feature bow "Nurse.Fighter.Boy" has been acquired by Paris-based production, distrib and sales company Rezo Films for world sales, excluding Canada.
Mongrel Media media prez Hussain Amarshi announced Tuesday the distrib has acquired Canuck rights to four Magnolia titles.
Distrib Maximum Film has nabbed Canuck rights to six pics repped by Cinetic Media playing at the Toronto Film Festival.
Gary Lang, co-helmer on James Cameron's 2005 documentary "Last Mysteries of the Titanic," has been tapped as in-house creative director of Toronto-based factual entertainment and new-media company…
Spike Lee arrived in Toronto Friday, two days before the Sunday world preem of his "Miracle at St. Anna," to launch the 2nd annual edition of the Babelgum online film festival.
Canuck and Brit TV writers will pool their talents across the pond with the creation of the Canada-U.K. Script Incubation Program.