Film

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Eagle Vision heads into production on Deco Dawson’s Diaspora

The Winnipeg-shot feature, which is voiced in 50 languages and contains no subtitles, represents a return to filmmaking for acclaimed Manitoba director Deco Dawson.

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Igor Drljaca feature among Eurimages funding recipients

Three Canadian coproductions have received more than $1.4 million total in funding.

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CBC Films backs new projects from Officer, Goulet and LaBruce

The pubcaster also set premiere dates for Octavio is Dead! (pictured), An Audience of Chairs, Level 16 and Man Running on CBC and CBC Gem.

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In brief: Netflix taps Mississauga native for Mindy Kaling series

Plus: RBC reveals the finalists for its short film pitch competition at the Gimli Film Festival and Shredders of Metal sets its rockin’ return date.

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Black Fawn, Breakthrough head to The Oak Room

Based on writer Peter Genoway’s stage play, the film stars RJ Mitte (pictured), Peter Outerbridge and Ari Millen.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films June 28 to July 4, 2019

Toy Story 4 takes the top spot, followed by Spider-Man: Far From Home at #2 and Yesterday at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 3 Canadian films June 28 to July 4, 2019

La femme de mon frere comes in at #1, followed by The Grizzlies at #2 and Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind at #3.

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Nelvana takes on the festival circuit with first-ever short

The Most Magnificent Thing eyes a globe-spanning festival run as the animation prodco aims to showcase its in-house abilities to the worldwide market.

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Photo gallery: 2019 WIFTV Spotlight Awards Gala

Earlier this month, the organization held its 20th annual Spotlight Awards Gala. Click through to see some of the gala’s winners.

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VIFF exec director Jacqueline Dupuis to step down

Dupuis will act as an advisor to the board and senior leadership team as the search for her successor gets underway.

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Inside Out, OUTtv partner on doc financing fund

The OUTspoken Documentary Financing Fund will also support two documentary projects with production and mentorship assistance.

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In brief: HGF’s new Manitoba-based short film program

Plus: The Vail Film Festival gets Foxed! and difuze acquires The Media Concierge to extend its reach to the Toronto market.