Online-only projects now eligible for CAVCO tax credits

Online-only projects now eligible for CAVCO tax credits

March 9, 2017

Web series no longer need a broadcaster on board to access the federal funding. Read more:  http://playbackonline.ca

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NFB furthers gender parity pledge

NFB furthers gender parity pledge

March 9, 2017

The producer aims to achieve equal representation in key creative positions for animated, doc and interactive works by 2020. Read more:  http://playbackonline.ca

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CMF to launch gender balance initiatives

March 9, 2017

The funder will require broadcasters to commit a minimum 15% of their performance envelopes to women-led projects, among other measures. Read more:  http://playbackonline.ca

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Canadian Academy preps female director apprenticeship

March 9, 2017

The program aims to give early- to mid-career directors more opportunities in TV, film and digital media, with an open call for applicants scheduled for May. Read more:  http://playbackonline.ca

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The Flying Stars

The Flying Stars premieres on Canadian TV March 6

March 3, 2017

  The Flying Stars leap out of Canadian TVs! Join us for this premiere on Monday, March 6 at 7:00 pm, free to all on CBC’s Documentary Channel. Check your local listings for the channel number (i.e. 325). Read more: http://www.flyingstarsdoc.com

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John Tory to promote Toronto film, TV industries in India

March 3, 2017

The Toronto mayor will participate in a keynote discussion with Deepa Mehta at the FICCI Frames media convention in Mumbai. Read more:  http://playbackonline.ca

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Award-winning Canadian makeup artist says more mentors needed

For a more diverse Oscars, Hollywood must go back to high school

March 3, 2017

With a few flicks of a makeup brush, a few dabs of red, a swirl of brown, Donald Mowat transforms the young man from a student into a victim. “It looks like something happened to him and he’s just now going home to tell his momma about it,” jokes a student, one of the dozen…

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‘Beauty and the Beast’ to have Disney’s first ‘exclusively gay moment,’ director says

March 3, 2017

There will be some marked changes to the forthcoming live-action Beauty and the Beast. According to the director, the movie will break ground as Disney features an openly gay character. Read more: https://www.thestar.com  

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Atom Egoyan and Leesa Levinson

Congratulations Atom Egoyan on receiving the Order of Canada February 28th 2017!

March 1, 2017
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Andre Aruda

Come Celebrate Andre Aruda’s Life on March 2

March 1, 2017

Come Celebrate Andre Aruda’s Life March 2, 8PM at Crocodile Rock 240 Adelaide Street West Live Music-Open Mic– Comedy Donations for Canadian Wheelchair Assoc.

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