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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 »

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 »

Foxfire – Review by Andrew Pulver, The Guardian

March 31, 2014

4/5 Stars Laurent Cantet’s followup to his prizewinning The Class focuses on a secret society of high-school girls, with faultless performances all round Adapted from Joyce Carol Oates’ teen-empowerment novel, Laurent Cantet‘s follow up to the Palme d’Or-winner The Class excavates the mindset of another group of awkward, rebellious teenagers, this time in smalltown America in the 1950s. ... | Read More »

Simone Urdl and Jennifer Weiss welcome Stephen Traynor to The Film Farm

August 31, 2012

(August 31, 2012 – Toronto, Canada) Simone Urdl and Jennifer Weiss, founders of The Film Farm welcome Stephen Traynor as a partner in the company effective immediately. Traynor has line produced for some of the country’s finest directors including Atom Egoyan, Deepa Mehta and Denis Villeneuve. Along with Atom Egoyan, Urdl and Weiss, Traynor ... | Read More »