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CBC Breaking Barriers Film Fund announces inaugural recipients

February 28, 2017

TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2017 /CBC/ The coming-of-age of a 60-year-old Chinese-Canadian woman whose husband is having an affair, a story of survival on frigid Lake Superior and a unique ghost story are all set to be put to film, in part, due to funding from a new CBC initiative. “When you have a lead character ... | Read More »

First look: Sarah Gadon’s radical new look in ‘Octavio Is Dead!’

February 28, 2017

TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2017 /Screen Daily/ EXCLUSIVE: WTFilms reveals the first image of Sook-Yin Lee’s new feature. Paris-based WTFilms has released a first image of Sarah Gadon and Raoul Trujillo in Canadian director Sook-Yin Lee’s new feature Octavio Is Dead!, which is currently shooting. Billed as a mysterious, sensual ghost story, the film stars Gadon as ... | Read More »

The Film Farm to Executive Produce Andrew Huculiak’s “I’m Not A Bad Person”

November 16, 2015

Deal struck at Los Cabos Film Fest, where the feature project competed in Cabos Discovery sidebar The Film Farm, the Toronto-based indie producer behind films by Atom Egoyan, Brian De Palma and Sarah Polley, will exec produce drama “I’m Not a Bad Person,” the sophomore pic by Canadian director Andrew Huculiak (“Violent”). The deal was struck ... | Read More »

The Film Farm boards Brian De Palma’s Lights Out

November 11, 2015

Toronto’s The Film Farm is among the prodcos attached to Brian De Palma’s upcoming project LIGHTS OUT, a China/U.S./Canada copro to be shot in Toronto in 2016. An internationally acclaimed director, De Palma (SCARFACE, THE UNTOUCHABLES, REDACTED, MISSION:IMPOSSIBLE; CARRIE) was awarded the prestigious Jaeger-LeCoultre Glory to the Filmmaker award at the 2015 Venice Film Festival; ... | Read More »

Canadians set to soar at Cannes 2014

April 17, 2014

A record three films by Canadian directors — David Cronenberg, Atom Egoyan and Xavier Dolan — will compete next month for the Palme d’Or. Ryan Reynolds and Mireille Enos star in Atom Egoyan’s The Captive. By: Peter Howell Movie Critic, Published on Thu Apr 17 2014 The maple leaf will be flying high over ... | Read More »

The Captive in Competition at Cannes 2014

April 17, 2014

Cannes Unveils 2014 Official Selection Lineup April 17, 2014 | 02:09AM PT David Cronenberg, Atom Egoyan and Xavier Dolan lead a strong Canadian contingent in the 67th festival competition One of the more intriguing developments of this year’s competition is the unusual dominance of Canadian auteurs. As anticipated, no fewer than three Canuck helmers are ... | Read More »