Lamar Johnson, Aaron Pierre, Marsha Stephanie Blake & Kiana Madeira Starring In Canadian Drama; BRON Handling Sales

EXCLUSIVE: Rising actors Lamar Johnson (The Hate U Give), Aaron Pierre (The Underground Railroad), Marsha Stephanie Blake (When They See Us), and Kiana Madeira (Fear Street Trilogy) have been set to star in feature drama Brother, which is now filming in and around Toronto and Scarborough, Canada. Written and directed by Clement Virgo (Greenleaf) and … Read more

Can ‘The Front Runner’ put Canadian producer-financier BRON ahead of the pack? | Features

Vancouver-based BRON Media Corp has made plenty of recognisable films since it launched at the start of the decade. Yet over the past couple of years the husband and wife team of Aaron L Gilbert and Brenda Gilbert have been really cooking with gas. Heading into awards season, the film and TV division BRON Studios … Read more

Hexagon Spotlights NCSIMUL at Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) 2021

Summary Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division announced it will feature NCSIMUL, a high-performance G-code certification and optimization software, in the NCSIMUL | Hexagon Booth #2441 at the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) 2021, Oct. 4-7, 2021, at The International Center in Toronto, Ontario. Hexagon Spotlights NCSIMUL at Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS) 2021 North Kingstown, RI – Oct. 4, … Read more

Farewell to Christopher Plummer, a true Canadian legend – RCI

Christopher Plummer became the oldest winner of an Oscar, when in 2012 he was recognized for his participation in Beginners, as best supporting actor. Photo: THE CANADIAN PRESS / Nathan Denette Christopher Plummer was born in 1929 in Toronto, Canada.to. Only child of a salesman and a secretary, the great-grandson of former Prime Minister John … Read more

Telefilm’s Talent to Watch program aims to launch new generation of Canadian filmmakers

Packed inside a gussied-up sound stage at Pinewood Toronto Studios this week, dozens of up-and-coming filmmakers met with industry insiders, speed dating-style. They asked questions, built connections and perfected pitches during a two-day summit as part of Telefilm Canada’s new Talent to Watch program, which tapped the creators of 45 film and digital projects from across the country for … Read more

Federal changes put Canadian film funding decisions in hands of a few bureaucrats, leading producers say

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Canadian Politics Canada The move to focus on gender and racial equality when distributing money could actually wrestle control of the allocation of funds away from the industry, they say Author of the article: Jesse Snyder Publishing date: Dec 02, 2020 • December 2, 2020 • 6 minute read • 171 … Read more

The Canadian TV series reflecting the country’s dynamic population | Promotion

The three government-backed organisations at the centre of the Canadian audio-visual industry each has their own mandate: Telefilm Canada is charged with fostering and promoting the industry, CBC/Radio-Canada is the country’s national public broadcaster and the Canada Media Fund (CMF) develops and funds television and digital content for a range of platforms. But one goal … Read more

Still waiting in the wings: Why women and people of colour remain sidelined in Canadian film and TV

It was the year 1990, and at age eight, Shonna Foster was already decades ahead of her time, starring in a short film written and directed by Black Canadian director, Annmarie Morais. Titled Gone a Foreign, the film showcased Foster as the lead character playing a young girl who immigrated from Jamaica to live with … Read more

Canadian sellers talk new marketing strategies, pre-sales challenges, virtual markets | Features

After a year of virtual markets and Zoom meetings, Canadian sales agents are looking forward to getting down to business — in-person, jet-setting, late-night-bidding-war business, that is. “Everyone in the industry, buyer or seller, is starving for face-to-face interaction,” says Michaelangelo Masangkay, general manager of Toronto-based distributor and international seller Raven Banner Entertainment. “That’s so much … Read more

Federal Government Announces Additional Financial Support For The Canadian Arts And Culture Sector – Media, Telecoms, IT, Entertainment

Canada: Federal Government Announces Additional Financial Support For The Canadian Arts And Culture Sector To print this article, all you need is to be registered or login on Mondaq.com. On June 28, 2021, the federal government announced additional funding to support Canada’s arts and culture sector, including $300 million via the Recovery Fund for Arts, … Read more