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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At the 72nd Festival de Cannes, which took place from May 14 to 25, 2019, Canada’s  homegrown talent dazzled audiences, took home prizes, and represented Canada right — check out these winning films with Canadian connections! As summer sets in, let’s kick off the season with a celebratory look at our Canadian Cannes victors of…

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Based on Frank Herbert’s novel, the female-focused take will be directed by Denis Villeneuve and written by Jon Spaihts. The yet-unnamed platform has handed out a straight-to-series order for Dune: The Sisterhood, a female-focused take on Frank Herbert’s beloved novel. Denis Villeneuve, who wrote, produced and directed next year’s new take on Dune, will helm the pilot.

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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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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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As the Croisette welcomes buyers on the lookout for hot arthouse, genre, fiction and documentary titles, Screen profiles a selection of this year’s need-to-know projects. XYZ Films will show a promo of Blood Quantum, which stars Michael Greyeyes, Elle-Maija Tailfeathers and Forrest Goodluck.

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As we gear up for the 72nd Festival de Cannes coming up May 14 to 25, 2019, let’s take a look at Canada’s cinematic contenders, from features to shorts, coproductions, and more. In official competition and making its world premiere is Xavier Dolan’s Matthias et Maxime. The Montreal filmmaker also acts in the movie, about…

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Factual content is in the spotlight at Sunny Side of the Doc, from documentaries to interactive and more! With 2000 attendees from 50 countries, the 30th year of this major international non-fiction market takes place from June 24 to 27, 2019, in La Rochelle, France. Canada will be there with awesome stories to tell; ready…

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Canadians heading to Cannes will be in good hands this year with Telefilm Canada’s delegation who will be present at the Festival de Cannes to facilitate networking; particularly when it comes to export and coproduction, participate in events and represent in all the right places. From May 14 to 23, 2019, please join us at…

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The French Riviera provides a magnificent backdrop for the Festival de Cannes (in its 72nd edition), where Canada will be representing in full force at the 60th edition of the Marché du Film. Join us at the Canada Pavilion, from May 14 to 23, 2019! Meanwhile, here are all your must-know business facts about Canada’s…

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Can’t get enough of Canadian cinema? The third edition of Telefilm’s Canada Now showcase brings acclaimed and award-winning new Canadian films to the US, Mexico, and coming up this month, all the way to London, England, followed by a multi-city UK tour. This year’s Canada Now initiative introduces international audiences, markets, and industry partners to…

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Once again this year, some awesome Canadian shorts will be front and centre at Cannes’ Short Film Corner, which takes place from May 20 to 23, 2019 at the Marché du Film market that runs during the Cannes Film Festival. As part of Telefilm’s curated Canada: Not Short on Talent market showcase, if you’re registered…

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Taking place in Cannes, France, from April 8 to 11, 2019, MIPTV is all about making global connections to help you develop, co-produce, finance, sell, or acquire awesome TV, digital, and audiovisual content projects. With more than 10,000 participants hailing from 100 countries at last year’s event, it’s pretty clear that this international content market…

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