Film industry

FILE - Prince Rupert has been chosen as one of only six locations across the country to host a satellite screening of a Toronto International Film Festival movie on Sept. 13. (Photo: supplied by Prince Rupert Community Arts Council)

Cameron Bailey appointed CEO of Toronto International Film Festival

Bailey previously served as TIFF’s artistic director

 

Features from Deragh Campbell, Fab Filippo among those getting Telefilm Canada funds

Features from Deragh Campbell, Fab Filippo among those getting Telefilm Canada funds

 

In this undated photo provided by Dear Evan Hansen, the national touring cast of "Dear Evan Hansen‚" performs. Stephen Chbosky's "Dear Evan Hansen," based on the smash stage musical, will be the opening night gala presentation at this year's Toronto International Film Festival. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Matthew Murphy/Dear Evan Hansen vi AP

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ to open Toronto International Film Festival

‘Dear Evan Hansen’ to open Toronto International Film Festival

In this undated photo provided by Dear Evan Hansen, the national touring cast of "Dear Evan Hansen‚" performs. Stephen Chbosky's "Dear Evan Hansen," based on the smash stage musical, will be the opening night gala presentation at this year's Toronto International Film Festival. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Matthew Murphy/Dear Evan Hansen vi AP
In this image released by Netflix, actor Gary Oldman, left, appears with director and David Fincher on the set of “Mank.” (Netflix via AP)

‘Mank’ leads Academy Awards nominations with 10 nods

Eight films were nominated for best picture

  • Mar 15, 2021
In this image released by Netflix, actor Gary Oldman, left, appears with director and David Fincher on the set of “Mank.” (Netflix via AP)
This photo provided by Pyramide Films, shows a scene from the film “You Will Die at Twenty.” For the first time, Sudan has a contender for the Oscars. The film ‘You Will Die at Twenty’ based on a short story by Sudanese novelist Hammour Ziyada, is competing for the Best International Feature film at the Academy Awards.

A Sudan in transition presents first-ever film for Oscars

Movie met with commendations from inside the region

  • Dec 29, 2020
This photo provided by Pyramide Films, shows a scene from the film “You Will Die at Twenty.” For the first time, Sudan has a contender for the Oscars. The film ‘You Will Die at Twenty’ based on a short story by Sudanese novelist Hammour Ziyada, is competing for the Best International Feature film at the Academy Awards.
Crews work on a film set for a Titans Netflix TV series on a Toronto street on Wednesday April 17, 2019. Two Canadian film and television organizations want the federal government to intervene because insurance companies are not offering COVID-19 coverage. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Doug Ives

Film, TV productions can’t get COVID-19 insurance, want Ottawa to intervene

Government-backed insurance program pitched in June

Crews work on a film set for a Titans Netflix TV series on a Toronto street on Wednesday April 17, 2019. Two Canadian film and television organizations want the federal government to intervene because insurance companies are not offering COVID-19 coverage. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Doug Ives
Telefilm to contribute $100K per year towards creation of Black Screen Office
Telefilm to contribute $100K per year towards creation of Black Screen Office
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences says movies that debuted on a streaming service will be eligible for the Oscars as a result of the pandemic, in an April 29, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Streaming films eligible for Oscars, but for 1 year only

LOS ANGELES — Movies that debuted on a streaming service without a…

  • Apr 29, 2020
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences says movies that debuted on a streaming service will be eligible for the Oscars as a result of the pandemic, in an April 29, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Organizers are still examining other possibilities that might allow the Cannes Film Festival to carry on in some fashion, in an April 14, 2020 story. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Options dwindle for postponed Cannes Film Festival

NEW YORK — The Cannes Film Festival on Tuesday abandoned plans for…

Organizers are still examining other possibilities that might allow the Cannes Film Festival to carry on in some fashion, in an April 14, 2020 story. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Ticket sales fell to their lowest levels in at least 20 years at North American movie theatres, in a March 15, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Ticket sales dive at box office; lowest turnout in 20 years

NEW YORK — Ticket sales plunged to their lowest levels in at…

  • Mar 16, 2020
Ticket sales fell to their lowest levels in at least 20 years at North American movie theatres, in a March 15, 2020 story. (Photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Bashaw filmmakers capture grasslands’ beauty

Bashaw filmmakers capture grasslands’ beauty

Documentary showcases how a unique ecosystem is surviving

Bashaw filmmakers capture grasslands’ beauty
Gina Omilon of Red Deer is chasing her acting dreams and appears in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time in Hollywood. (Contributed photo).

Once upon a time, Red Deer’s Gina Omilon went to Hollywood…

…and she was cast in a Quentin Tarantino film

Gina Omilon of Red Deer is chasing her acting dreams and appears in Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time in Hollywood. (Contributed photo).
Contributed photo                                Filmmaker Angel Peterson of Red Deer, shown here with her daughter, is a finalist in the Telus Optik Storyhive web series contest.

Two Red Deer filmmakers are finalists in web-series contest

Angel Peterson and Jason Steele are each creating pilot episodes with $20,000 prize

Contributed photo                                Filmmaker Angel Peterson of Red Deer, shown here with her daughter, is a finalist in the Telus Optik Storyhive web series contest.