The 14th Worldwide Short Film Festival, which runs June 10-15, will deliver 60 North American preems and shine the spotlight on Japanese animation, Thai mini-cine and emerging talent from Argentina.
Canuck film and TV star Colm Feore will helm the international jury at the 29th Banff World TV Festival, which runs June 8-11.
Family-friendly musicals make up the three-show sophomore season for Dancap Prods., the Broadway-style Toronto legit entity that began operations last year.
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Peach Arch Entertainment's Paul "Bateman" Davis-Miller moves to the newly minted post of senior VP of U.S. distribution and development, prexy/COO John Flock announced in Los Angeles on Monday.
Canuck standup vet and TV star Brent Butt will receive the Comedy Network's Peter Ustinov Award for outstanding achievement at the 29th Banff World Television Festival, which runs June 8-11.
The Film Farm's Simone Urdl and Jennifer Weiss will produce Atom Egoyan's next pic and Brian de Palma's next two.
Former Livent honcho and Tony-winner Garth Drabinsky and long-time associate Myron Gottlieb pleaded not guilty to falsifying financial statements and bilking investors out of C$500 million ($493.6…
The Toronto Film Festival has tapped Raymond Phathanavirangoon as Southeast Asia programmer for this year's event, which runs Sept. 4-13.
"Taking Root," Lisa Merton and Alan Dater's pic about Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai's inspiration of the environmental movement in Kenya, has won the Hot Docs aud award.
Geoffrey Smith's "The English Surgeon" and Isabelle Lavigne and Stephane Thibault's "Junior" nabbed the Hot Docs Festival's top prizes in Toronto on Friday night, which saw 10 awards and C$30,000…