News Round II

(For Round I, see Nick’s video post here.)

WorksafeBC says  Fox US Productions 49 is at fault for Dylan O’Brien’s injuries on the set of Maze Runner: The Death Cure in March of this year, writes Tamsyn Burgmann in a Canadian Press report via Metro. A change in an action scene involving two moving vehicles (!) was made without holding a meeting to review the new plan with everyone concerned. It’s not clear how O’Brien is doing right now.

MFM (Music and Film in Motion, a division of Cultural Industries Ontario North, a non-profit dedicated to developing and promoting Northern Ontario’s film, television, digital media and music industries) is looking for a Crew & Skills Development Officer. This is a permanent full time position that involves maintaining a film crew database and many other responsibilities — the full job description is here, and application deadline is June 22nd.

Did you know “Canada is the only country in the world to have signed co-production agreements with more than 50 countries”? Hmm, wonder why . . . Anyway, that’s one reason it’s the Country of Honour at this year’s Sunny Side of the Doc in La Rochelle, France. Broadcaster has the story of Canada’s part in “this forum of choice for the documentary industry.”

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