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Musivision Films


 

Musivision Films is an artist driven, full service film and music production company located in Montreal  Canada.

Founded in 2006 by Laurie Gordon, president of Musivision is a boutique production house working with icons of the animation world; animator Oscar nominee Ryan Larkin and Oscar winner Co Hoedeman and  three time Oscar nominee cult film Heavy Metal director Gerald Potterton. Laurie is also the director of  The Montreal International Animation Film Festival (MIAFF) sometimes referred to as Animaze.

Musivision produced documentary film  Ryan’s Renaissance (available in French and English versions) began production with partner CTV BelllMedia and broadcast on Bravo. MusiVision is currently in development with animation and feature films, including I Spy My Father about Laurie enigmatic father and a feature documentary film on animation director London born Gerald Potterton his short film High Flight.

Please email laurie [at] musivision  [dot]  ca OR musivisionfilms [at] gmail [dot] com for more information.

Musivision is working on brand new film projects for 2018. Watch this space

 


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Kickstarter The Flying Animator - What we're learning from Kickstarter needs backers! On Animation World Network

Kickstarter The Flying Animator film project needs the number of backers UP even more than dollar amount right now. Thecampaign is almost halfway through and in order to keep the momentum and the project alive the backers must increase by 25 in 24 hours!   Just 5$ can make a HUGE difference. We can make a movie altogether right now!   Gerald Potterton Documentary Launches Kickstarter Campaign Three-time Oscar nominee is best known for directing the animated cult classic &lsquo...

Documentary on Oscar-nominated director Gerald Potterton launches crowdfunding campaign

The crowdfunding campaign for the first-ever documentary on Oscar-nominated film director Gerald Potterton's life and career is now underway on Kickstarter.   Gerald Potterton: The Flying Animator is an intimate and spirited portrait of the man whose pioneering work as an animator and director has made an indelible impact on the scope and scale of animation film, through his work on Heavy Metal (1981), Yellow Submarine, The Railrodder with Buster Keaton and many other films and TV s...

The Flying Animator - Documentary - 3x Oscar nominee Gerald Potterton! On Kickstarter!

Musivision Films has launched its Kickstarter campaign for the The Flying Animator documentary on 3x Oscar nominated animator Gerald Potterton. Director Laurie Gordon has been filming Gerald for nearly five years at his home in Quebec and in London, Toronto. Still scheduled for more shooting days Laurie is really excited about editing the film into shape. Oh so many surprises and gems to be discovered! Please visit the Kickstarter campaign page for followups news and updates. https://www.kick...

Cannes Riviera "Biblical Rain" - MIPCOM still a go

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“Actual biblical rain right now,” tweets one reporter at the international TV market, as Cannes shuts down. Severe weather created a deluge at Cannes, the film festival holyland. MIPCOM television market is set to begin October 5th but severe thunderstorms poured down upon the fall flooding the streets threatening the event taking place in this riviera city. No electricity power in Cannes Sunday and phone and mobile service was intermmittent at best.  Hotels along the Croisett...

Kickstarter launch countdown for new documentary on Gerald Potterton! Tell your friends!

We're nailing down the last minutes details for the Gerald Potterton documentary kickstarter campaign launching within the next two weeks. So what does Buster Keaton, Susan Sarandon , The Happy Prince, The Beatles, Ringo Starr or JFK have to do with Gerald? All have crossed paths with Gerald who's career spans decades touching the lives and careers of many artists, animators and actors. Musivision has been in development with the documentary for more than 4 years and we're cl...

Jury of First Feature Prize announced

JURY OF THE FIRST FEATURE PRIZE   Pierre-Henri Deleau Pierre-Henri Deleau began his career as an assistant director to Jacques Doniol-Valcroze and Pierre Kast and then as a director in educational television. He directed a short, Virginie ou la double rupture, in 1969.  He is the co-founder of the FILMOBLIC production house which produced or co-produced films by Hugo Santiago, Jean-Louis Comolli, Jean-François Dion, Claude Miller, Edouardo de Gregorio and Jean-Pierre L...

39th Annual 2015: LINE-UP OF MWFF WORLD COMPETITION AND FIRST FEATURE COMPETITION

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THE 39TH MWFF UNVEILS THE LINE-UP OF ITS WORLD COMPETITION AND FIRST FEATURE COMPETITION Tuesday August 11, 2015   The Montreal World Film Festival is proud to announce the line-up of its World Competition as well as First Feature Competition. Members of both Juries are also public as of today. “Over the decades, the MWFF has achieved its cultural and an economic mission by offering audiences and professionals a multitude of films, of all genres and provenances,” stated ...

MV prepares KICKSTARTER Campaign for Documentary Gerald Potterton Animator - Beatles Yellow Submarine to Heavy metal

Musivision is preparing a Kickstarter campaign in Autumn 2015 to raise financing for a feature length documentary film on Gerald Potterton. His dry British humour, life on a 200 acre farm in the eastern townships, Gerald can tell us about what it was like to work with Buster Keaton and animating the Beatles Yellow Submarine. Learn about the never released film with a sound track written by Ringo Starr. Scouse the Mouse an animation film conceived by Gerald based on a story written by Briti...

Buster Keaton, Woody Allen and Just For Laughs TV Show

Yes the photo is upside down. Ha Ha Ha      Just for Laughs is the world's most popular comedy festival where young emerging comic talent come to get discovered.  JFL also hosts the seasoned players as well and a star studded edition is already underway!  Just For Laughs has become a giant in syndicated television with a show also called simply Just For Laughs where gags are played on unsuspecting passerbys who get tricked, duped or whatever you wa...

Comedians and film directors -Montreal's Just For Laughs 2015 Industry Conference - Mike Myers to Jason Reitman

      JASON REITMAN Jason Reitman’s first short film, Operation, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 1998. Reitman made his feature film debut with the 2006 hit Thank You For Smoking. He next directed Juno in 2007 for which he earned his first Oscar nomination… more... MIKE MYERS ...

Musivision & Oscar winner Co Hoedeman team up again! The Cardinal - music composed by Tokyo University of the Arts

Musivision and  Oscar winner Co Hoedemans' film will team up again to produce a short animation film The Cardinal. Musivison president and director of Le MIAFF Montreal International Animation Film Festival, Laurie Gordon says " I think The Cardinal is already a visual masterpiece and its still in post-production.         The animation pulls you in and eloquently captivates you.  Created in a unique stop motion  style...

Dinosaur Junior Film Distribution Nothing has changed- Everything's Different

The Radical change  during internet 2.0 was this: Artists took back control of their own works their IP (intellectual property 101) and major studios bit the dust.  Remnants of brick & mortar or keys to the Cadillac   more about that in an upcoming blog...the standard distribution models were written in stone. Today it's Hurray (not) for Hollywood -the ground has been broken. Tectonic plates have shifted in the Land of T-Rex.     Nosferatu my favourite ope...

Selma Hayek Cancels appearance at Annecy Animation Film Festival screening The Prophet

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Salma Hayek cannot fly due to unforeseen cicumstances but has not been attributed directly to health reasons. Salma Hayek is sorry that she can’t join the Annecy team of Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet, for which she is the producer. The screening of the feature film Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet will still be held with Director Roger Allers (The Lion King,etc.) and Filmmakers Mohammed Harib (one of the most popular animators in the Middle East) an...

Montreal International Animation Film Festival a Celluloid Dream - Article reprinted here WOW!

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Montreal International Animation Film Festival a Celluloid Dream Posted on April 23, 2015. Written by Brittany Lee One Drink       The second annual Montreal International Animation Film Festival(MIAFF), presented by Animaze, ran from April 16th to April 19th and, trust me, this festival is going to blow up. Though it’s only in its second year, the MIAFF definitely has a distinct fes...

The saddest tear jerk movies of all time where the dogs dies and love loses - SPOILER ALERT

The saddest movies of all where the dogs dies and love loses     Love Story - 1972  Starring Steve McQueen Ali MacGraw young love lost by a life set short. A wonderfully marketed flm where the theatres were full of sniffling teenagers even before the movie gets started.   Bambi 1941 The story of a young deer growing up in the forest after his mother is shot by hunters. That's just sad tale created in the best of Walt Disney animation style.   Marle...

Canada shines in the INDIEGOGO Spotlight - Teenage Wasteland - a new film by Carolyn Saunders

  Logline Sophie is anorexic, on the brink of womanhood...and every time she goes to sleep, she's attacked by a ghostly hag.   Synopsis Sophie's had a sheltered upbringing in her multi-ethnic, traditional family.  Now she's growing more independent, and her once moderate father is cracking down and growing ever more hardline in his fear of losing her. Sophie fights for control of her life with the only weapon she has - she stops eating. But as her relationship...

VIDEO: Richard Linklater WINS Boyhood Berlin Film Festival Award to Oscar Winner 2015...WIN?! Why Not?

Ok here is a test...my psychic prediction foretell an Oscar win for Boyhood director and screenwriter Texas native Richard Linklater. Boyhood has a long history flmed in the friendly cultural hub of our southern neighbours in Austin Texas After 12 years of filming later, Boyhood began In May 2002,  Linklater, said that he would begin shooting an untitled film in his home city of Houston that summer. He planned to assemble the cast and crew for a few weeks' filmi...

Another Top Film List of 2014 - How Many Top Films Lists Are There?

Buy My Movie please. Canada Stand @ Berlinale 2014 "Movies for sale Get your hot buttered movie here! How to sell your movie." Another opinion piece soon to be written by me.    Google God just told me there are About 374,000,000 results (0.38 seconds) when I asked almighty "Top+Films+ Lists+ 2014 Why I love and hate The Best of the Top List  for just about anything that happens in any given year. I'll be round with my TOP festival 2014 momen...

My Passion for Lights - Camera - Coffee! Film festival must have!

Surprise!!!! Now that's where the ACTION is @ BAHAMAS COFFEE ROASTERS on Dunmore Street, Harbour Island Bahamas. No matter what film, panel or party the number #1 items any festival participant will tell you " we need  Coffee !"  I found one of the finest coffees I've had in a very long time on Harbour Island. just a few sunny blocks to pink sand beaches and pristine ocean. Breath. Sip. Myself, a former cafe owner I have learned to appreciate the art of the bean. A...

Big Fish Babylon TIFF 2014 Toronto International Film Festival

See how the gold fish babble on and blowing oxygen Bubbles @ TIFF 2014 film bash - was a good party -  can't recall anything else. ;)       Bubbles from the hit show and movie Trailer Park Boys Laurie and Albert Neremberg  http://www.filmfestivals.com Thank you for watching! ...

Laura Vandervoort at TIFF 2014 at Technicolor Party at Thomson Rooftop - Thank you for WATCHING Filmfestivals.com

Laurie Gordon and Laura Vandervoort at Technicolor Rooftop Party at the Thomson Lovely and sweet Laura Vandervoort at TIFF 2014 at Technicolor Party with Laura Dianne Vandervoort. She is a Canadian actress best known for her roles as Sadie Harrison in the Canadian television series Instant Star, Arla 'The Bolt-Gun Killer' Cogan in the sci-fi crime series Haven, Kara Zor-El in the American television series Smallville, and Lisa in the ABC science fiction series V. In 2014 she starred i...

The New Girlfriend - le nouvelle amie - PREMIERE TIFF 2014 - Controversy in France…encore?

At TIFF I attended the premiere screening of The New Girlfriend by director François Ozon starring Romain Duris and Anais Demoustier. A Canada-France co-production, the performances were extraordinary played with a particular sensitivity and poignancy. The story is a bit convoluted as a  bereaved cross-dresser husband is accidentally discovered "en costume" by his equally devastated dead wife's married best friend (confusing already isn't it?). Both mour...

Spare Change - Ryan Larkin's Final Film - An Animated Secret

Image: Spare Change by Ryan Larkin I remember the New Year's eve at my home, Ryan Larkin was drunk as a skunk, mad as hell and he wasn't going to take it anymore... And with many more expletives Ryan drew this image a la Michaelangelo The Hand of God - on the back of a 2 x 3 inch business card from the Copacabana Bar...in animation terms its a short field.... in about three minutes flat. "You want a drawing??? I'll make you a f*cking drawing!!",  Ryan spittin...

92 Year Old Dancing Ice Cream Lady @ eOne PArty - The Real Star at TIFF 2014 - Watch the TWO videos HERE!

Living it up at eOne party with my new idol the 92 year old dancing ice cream lady - Here I am with film director Albert Fernandez with a film at TIFF! who helped make these festivities bright and lots of fun!   ...

Charles Herzfeld Technicolor Wreaks Havoc @ TIFF - OMG!

    Charles Herzfeld is a 25 year veteran Technicolor senior VP Features. He shares his view on TIFF and why he loves this festival so much. Talking shop to Laurie Gordon for  filmfestivals.com, Charles tells us why he has attended TIFF for the past 15 years. At this year's TIFF 2014 Technicolor worked on Chris Rock's latest film TOP FIVE and Pink Floyds THE WALL new version   ...

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Laurie Gordon, Producer-Director


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