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Rendezvous with Canada

RDV CANADA is your rendezvous with Canadian content and talent in the world’s spotlight, and your chance to discover production partners present at festivals and markets around the world.

Events

June 24 – 27, 2019

With nearly 50 Canadian companies attending this year, the Canada Pavilion at the MIFA will host matchmaking sessions and a reception with many Canadian talents. New this year: Canada will have a stand in the Market’s VR space where you will have the chance to experience Canadian VR. A not to be missed rendezvous!

At the Annecy International Animation Film Festival : 12 Canadian projects will be in competition, including the feature film Ville Neuve by Félix Dufour-Laperrière and the VR project Gymnasia, by Chris Lavis and Maciek Szczerbowki. And Canadian production teams will be highlighted in the film Playmobil, opening the festival.

Check out the latest animated gems, find out about current and future trends, meet up with your favourite film directors and up-and-coming talents, track down new associates and partners… in the fun and friendly atmosphere of the Festival.

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Julianne Moore on film industry gender parity: “I do believe in quotas”

Julianne Moore told an audience at Cannes she supports imposing quotas to help improve gender representation in the film industry. The actress, speaking at an event alongside directors Xavier Dolan and Werner Herzog, said: “Women are not a special interest group, we make up 52% of the population so in order to restore the balance we will need some measures to change our culture. It takes a long time to turn a big boat around.''

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Song Of Names’ sells globally for HanWay (exclusive)

The Song Of Names, François Girard’s drama starring Tim Roth and Clive Owen, has scored a series of pre-Cannes deals for London-based HanWay Films. Producers on the film are Robert Lantos, Lyse Lafontaine and Nick Hirschkorn. It is a Serendipity Point Films, Lyla Films and Feel Films production in association with Ingenious Media and Proton Cinema. It is produced with the participation of Telefilm Canada, SODEC, Bell Media, CBC, CMF and Ontario Creates.

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