Maximum Film Distribution Sunday picked up Canadian rights to the Steve Jacobs-helmed "Disgrace," shortly after the pic's world premiere at the Toronto festival.
If this year's crop of Canuck features world preeming at TIFF is any indication, domestic auds will soon enjoy one of the most eclectic arrays of homegrown pics to come along in recent years -- that…
The Canadian Film and Television Production Assn. has given its Producers Award to Rob Merilees, who shepherded Toronto Film Festival closer "Stone of Destiny."
Former Zeitgeist Films theatrical marketing director Stephanie Azam has been tapped as feature film executive (English-language market) of Telefilm Canada, the public film funding agency that also…
The Ontario Media Development Corp. Film Fund has invested C$1.8 million ($1.7 million) in five features and two docs in development or production in Ontario, it was announced Wednesday.
If Nicholas Tabarrok's Darius Films had a signature pic, it would be "Weirdsville" (2007), Allan Moyle's caper comedy involving two drugged-out slackers (Scott Speedman and Wes Bentley), their hooker…
When Piers Handling persuaded a young film critic to join the Perspective Canada program committee almost 20 years ago, it was a prescient move.
The Atlantic Film Festival, held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, announced its slate of 254 features and shorts on Wednesday as well as its closing gala -- the Canuck preem of hometown helmer Jacob…
After four months of legal stalemate, David Mirvish of Mirvish Prods. has finally purchased the 2,300-seat Canon Theater and the 700-seat Panasonic Theater from Key Brand Entertainment. Both venues…
Canuck distrib Maple Pictures has nabbed Bruce McDonald's "Pontypool" for all domestic rights in all media in advance of its world preem at the Toronto festival.
Ken Ferguson isn't despairing -- yet -- that so far, there are no bookings for the brand-new Filmport Studios he heads. SAG negotiations have put a crimp in getting business off the ground, but…