Halifax, NS – April 2, 2015 – The Nova Scotia Film Industry is voicing concern to the possibility the Film and Television Tax Credit could be eliminated in the upcoming provincial budget. In a news release, Screen Nova Scotia says “our industry is currently facing a great deal of uncertainty due to comments made by the Finance Minister last week. By now, it's clear to us that the Film & Television Tax Credit which our industry relies on to be competitive in a global industry will definitely face changes.”
Halifax, NS – March 23, 2015 - Canadian actress, Samantha Gracie has joined the cast of Centric’s SINGLE LADIES. Gracie will have a recurring role as Breelyn Goldberg. Gracie has been featured in Canadian TV and is best known for her role in the highly reviewed film, VHS2.
Ottawa, ON – February 23, 2015) - At a time when content production and distribution face disruption from technology, changing consumption patterns and evolving regulatory policy, the industry is being forced to steer a new course. Prime Time in Ottawa 2015 brings together some of the most forward-looking players in today's industry, to share their insights on how to thrive in this time of change.
Ottawa, ON – February 4, 2015 – Submissions are now open for the inaugural ONE Film Festival in Ottawa, Canada. The Ottawa North East Film Festival or The ONE Film Festival is a registered not-for-profit organization created to develop and implement plans for an annual film festival. The call for submissions has been announced and represents a new opportunity for Atlantic Canadian filmmakers over the years to come.
Toronto/Montreal - January 13, 2015 – “Today we are very proud to reveal the nominees for the 2015 CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS,” says Helga Stephenson, CEO, Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. Complete details in our story including videos from the announcement.
Toronto, ON – December 31, 2014 – Ron James returns to CBC television with a nationally broadcast special recorded recently at Fallsview Casino in Niagara Falls. Ron had two sold out shows for The Big Picture. Listen to our year-end interview with Ron. We asked him about a recent trip he made to Beaumont Hamel in France with his daughter. There is also a video preview of his CBC television special.
Ottawa, December 1, 2014 - Telefilm Canada held its 2014 Annual Public Meeting at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, under the theme Talent. Together. The event was attended by representatives of government departments and organizations as well as members of Canada's audiovisual industry.
Wolfville N.S. - November 16, 2014 – Filmmakers from Canada, the US and Taiwan were the winners of four Golden Tine Awards as part of fourth edition of Devour! Complete details in our story.
Fredericton, NB – October 26, 2014 - The annual Silver Wave Film Festival (formerly Tidal Wave) features something for everyone. This year’s event offers a showcase of multicultural, new youth screenings, French and English programming of all genres and lengths and a comprehensive industry series which brings experienced and emerging producers and filmmakers together.
Charlottetown, PEI, November 12, 2014 - The little festival of big dreams highlighting some of the best film and media work from Atlantic Canada is kicking off on Oct. 23rd and running to Oct. 26th. Almost all the screenings, parties and panels are taking place at The Guild in downtown Charlottetown. You can purchase individual tickets for screenings at the door or a full film festival pass for $35!
St. John’s, NL - September 30th, 2014, - The St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival is celebrating a huge milestone this year: its 25th anniversary. The event began in 1989 as a night of films directed by women. It is now one of the world’s longest-running and most widely respected women’s film festivals.