Trickster (6 x 60 minutes) is continuing to build international momentum, with distributor Abacus Media Rights (AMR) securing a pair of new U.S. sales for the supernatural drama. Hot on the heels of the announcement that The CW had acquired the Sienna Films and Streel Films-produced series, AMR has revealed additional sales to AMC Networks’ Sundance Now and OTT platform Shudder.

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It’s no secret that Canadian coproductions often win major awards, box office success, and critical praise. If you’ve been following our thriving industry, you’re probably asking, “Hey, Canada, how can I coproduce with you?” Well, you’re in luck. We’ve whipped up a new online resource with all the info you need to make us your…

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Canadian Brandon Cronenberg is winning international awards with his new horror-meets-science-fiction film Possessor. Hot on the heels of its Sundance premiere, Possessor Uncut just won two top prizes at the Sitges – International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia: Best Feature Film and Best Director! Back in 2012, Sitges named Cronenberg (the son of filmmaker David Cronenberg) Best New…

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Canada FBM2020 is going digital with a Special Edition Frankfurt Book Fair happening online from October 14 to 18, 2020, loaded with literature and culture. As announced by the Department of Canadian Heritage, our previously-planned spotlight role as Country of Honour will continue from this special online 2020 edition into next year’s in-person edition of…

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The 77th edition of the Venice International Film festival takes place from September 2 to 12, 2020, and Canada played a part in three features premiering in competition: including a Canadian film in the coveted slot of closing film at the independent Venice Days section. We’re also involved in five virtual reality projects in Venice VR Expanded. Here’s what…

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As the industry adapts to the new normal, Canadian talent remains ready to shine. At the 44th edition of the Toronto International Film Festival (taking place from September 10 to 19, 2020), Canada’s got awesome projects in the running.  This year, in light of the global pandemic, TIFF 2020’s format makes health and safety the priority, with a combination of socially-distanced physical screenings…

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As the film industry logs on to the first virtual edition of the Marché du Film at the Cannes Film Festival, filmmakers are in an unprecedented situation. For the four teams of filmmakers pitching at the Docs in Progress Canadian Showcase, presented by Telefilm Canada in partnership with Forum RIDM and in collaboration with Hot Docs, the event will test of the industry’s optimism or cautiousness about the future of filmgoing.

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An awesome Canadian showcase of documentary films in progress is sure to be a highlight of the Cannes Docs program at Cannes’ Marché du Film Online, which takes place digitally from June 22 to 26, 2020. For the second year, Telefilm has partnered with the Rencontres Internationales du Documentaire de Montréal (RIDM) and Hot Docs to present Docs-in-Progress –…

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