At the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, running from January 23 to February 2, Canada’s audiovisual industry will take center stage with five Canadian coproductions (all world premieres), six shorts, three exhibition works, and a web series. Two coproductions in the Premieres section Viggo Mortensen’s Falling The famed actor directs his first feature (which he also…

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The Canadian neo-noir premiered at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival, where it went by the title “Clifton Hill.” It follows Abby (Tuppence Middleton), a young woman who returns to her hometown of Niagara Falls after her mother dies, only become obsessed with a fragmented memory of an abduction she believes she was witness to as a child.

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The story follows a has-been author, played by Caine, who is on a wild book tour with a young editor, Plaza, trying to save her father’s boutique publishing house. Caine’s miserable and sharp-witted author just wants to live out his days in peace with a bottle of scotch, a cigar and his orange Tabby cat, but Plaza’s hopeful editor pulls him out of his reclusion.

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Savour some blood-curdling homegrown horror for Halloween with this spooky selection of genre films hitting the festival circuit this fall, which just might make you spill your maple syrup. Here are eight Canadian genre flicks that are rocking those fests as audiences scream in terror… while enjoying every moment of it!   1- Braden Croft’s…

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Riding the wave of last year’s SXSW success, Canada House (powered by Telefilm Canada) will be bigger and better than ever at South By Southwest, happening March 15 to 19, 2020!  Taking place every spring in Austin, Texas, SXSW is one of the largest interactive, creative, film, and music festival that attracts decision-makers from some…

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Following its success at the 44th Toronto International Film Festival, where Sophie Deraspe’s Antigone had its world premiere and snagged the coveted Best Canadian Feature Film prize, Deraspe’s fifth feature is making waves.  As Telefilm recently announced, Antigone has been chosen as Canada’s official contender for the Best International Feature Film category of the 92nd…

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Cinephiles take note! Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan’s Guest of Honour will make its anticipated world premiere on September 3 at the Venice International Film Festival, whose 76th edition takes place from August 28 to September 7, 2019. The feature, which is directed, written, and also produced by the two-time Oscar-nominated Egoyan, is a contender for…

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At last month’s Eurimages Board of Management meeting in Geneva, Switzerland on June 28, 2019, three Canadian coproductions (all supported by Telefilm) got some excellent financing news. Saules aveugles, femme endormie (Blind Willow, Sleeping Woman); La nuit des rois (Night of the Kings); and Canadian Igor Drljača’sTabija were all selected for financing support from Eurimages…

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From anticipated world premieres to successful genre films touring the world, Canadian cinema is making a splash on this summer’s festival circuit, spotlighting the global appeal of our diverse stories! Here are five homegrown flicks doing just that. Canadian world premieres to watch: Denis Côté’s Wilcox Making its world premiere at Switzerland’s 72nd Locarno Film…

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Oh Canada! What better way to celebrate Canada Day this July 1 than by enjoying some quality Canadian cinema? Whether you’re a Canadian movie buff or one of our international fans, the Rendezvous Canada iTunes store lets you savour some of the very best in Canadian filmmaking, right on your device (or at home) at…

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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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