Canadian non-fiction filmmakers got a financial boost Tuesday with the launch of the C$4 million ($3.94 million) Canwest-Hot Docs Funds to assist in the development and completion of one-off docs.
"Knocked Up" helmer Judd Apatow will be honored as comedy person of the year at the inaugural Just Comedy confab, part of Montreal's Just for Laughs Comedy Festival.
Helmer Sacha Gervasi's Sundance fave "Anvil! The Story of Anvil" and Isabella Rossellini's "Green Porno" will open Hot Docs, North America's largest documentary fest, confab and mart, April 17.
Montreal-based TVA Films has appointed 12-year film distribution vet Brian Ware director of marketing for English Canada effective immediately, TVA Films president Yves Dion said Wednesday.
Maple Pictures, Canada's second-largest film distribution company, inked a multi-year output deal with Anagram Pictures, Maple co-presidents Laurie May and Brad Pelman said Monday.
"All Together Now," Adrian Wills' Canadian feature about Cirque du Soleil's Beatles-inspired spectacle "Love," featuring Paul McCartney and Yoko Ono, will world preem at Hot Docs, North America's…
David Cronenberg's "Eastern Promises" and Sarah Polley's "Away From Her" dominated Monday's Genie Awards, with each picking up seven trophies and the latter nabbing best picture at Monday's annual…
The Toronto Intl. Film Festival Group Tuesday appointed staffers Allen Braude and Elizabeth Muskala as co-directors of learning, responsible for helming the Sprockets Toronto Film Festival for…