An Assistant to the Director/Producer and Two Production Assistants are needed for a crime series shooting in Parry Sound this month, MFM announces. Eyewitness, a 10-episode Norwegian series popular in its homeland, will be adapted for USA Network this spring and summer. Details here.
(Via PRNewswire) In more from Northern Ontario, the Family Channel feature film Ice Girls, which airs on March 11th, was filmed in Sudbury — plus, it stars two-time Olympic Silver Medallist Elvis Stojko and young Canadian figure skating champions Michaela Du Toit and Taylor Hunsley.
(Via Wireservice.ca) Submissions are open for the Willson International Oakville Film Festival. Canadian and international works are welcome, and there’s no entry fee — details are here. Oakville Festivals of Film and Art (OFFA) has partnered with established customs brokerage Willson International to bring ” something really special and valuable to the Oakville community” as company President and CEO Peter Willson puts it.
(Via Marketwired) ACTRA members continue to meet with MPs on Parliament Hill today, to “address the future of Canada’s recorded media industry as a growing key cultural and economic driver, and call for more Canada on our screens.” The delegation includes Sarah Gadon, Nigel Bennett, and Ellen David. Meetings began yesterday.