Funding for French Features, Biz Skills in Barrie, Fountain’s Film for Families

Telefilm announces it’s funding three French language features to the tune of $1.4 million. Two are by emerging women filmmakers — Toujours ensemble, by Sophie Dupuis, and Pour toujours, by Geneviève Dulude-De Celles. Along with all this toujours comes: L’Amour by Marc Bisaillon. The money comes through through the Canada Feature Film Fund. Geneviève Dulude-De […]

STUDIO Selectees, Casting Directors Call for Diversity, and Erasing Eden

Congratulations to the 12 writer-directors selected for this year’s STUDIO, TIFF’s year-round professional development industry program. These “emerging and mid-career professionals“ will get the chance to learn from their peers and distinguished figures in the industry. For a full list of participants, see the TIFF site. The Casting Directors Society of Canada (CDC) says the […]

Ups and Downs in Canada’s Media Industry

“[A] divided Saskatchewan media production community” is what was found by the Saskatchewan Media Production Industry Association (SMPIA) in its consultation process earlier this year. Media industry employers — those who get funding directly — have bright expectations for more productions and greater stability in the future. But individual workers, and those who would like […]

Crew Call and Two from Telefilm

MFM announces an urgent crew call for labourers tomorrow and Saturday, loading and unloading in Sudbury and Toronto and traveling in between. As you can guess, this is an all-day job and you need to be pretty fit. Details here. (Via PRNewsWire) Telefilm has released its report Audiences in Canada: Trend Report which has some […]