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Vikas Kohli of FatLabs to receive special recognition at the ReelWorld Film Festival

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  Vikas Kohli of FatLabs will be the first to receive the coveted Trailblazer Award from the ReelWorld Film Festival for his work solely as a film composer and music producer. It's been an adventure over the past year, with several of the films Kohli has composed for receiving awards and it seems fitting that now the composer himself will be recognized for his tireless contributions to the arts. It is...

Derek Luis named Chief Executive Officer of National Screen Institute - Canada

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Accomplished media professional Derek Luis has been named Chief Executive Officer of National Screen Institute - Canada (NSI). He replaces outgoing CEO Susan Millican. Derek joins NSI at a time of great growth and change in Canada's screen-based industries. Derek's career includes 20 years of broadcast, print and online experience across news and current affairs, drama, factual, documentary, variety, performing arts and web content. He has worked as a writer, researcher, director, produce...

The Global Film Village: Telefilm Canada and Just For Laughs announce COMEDY LAB Projects

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by Marla Lewin (c) Global Film Village CFC (Canadian Film Centre) announced the five filmmaking teams selected from among 74 producers who applied for 5 coveted spots. TheTelefilm Canada Features Comedy Lab program was created in collaboration with and announced at the 27th annual event Just For Laughs Comedy Conference in July. The Montreal Comedy festival is now the world’s largest and most prestigious comedy event welcoming over 2 million people each summer.  This is Canada...

Telefilm Canada and Just For Laughs announce COMEDY LAB Projects

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CFC (Canadian Film Centre) announced the five filmmaking teams selected from among 74 producers who applied for 5 coveted spots. TheTelefilm Canada Features Comedy Lab program was created in collaboration with and announced at the 27th annual event Just For Laughs Comedy Conference in July. The Montreal Comedy festival is now the world’s largest and most prestigious comedy event welcoming over 2 million people each summer. This is Canada’s first advanced professional program designed to dev...

CFC Actors Conservatory names K Sutherland as chair

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CFC (Canadian Film Centre) names Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Kiefer Sutherland as Chair of the CFC ACTORS CONSERVATORY.The CFC ACTORS CONSERVATORY, presented by Canwest and supported by the Brian Linehan Charitable Foundation, is Canada’s first professional level, cross collaborative on-screen training program for actors. The inaugural five-month session will launch September 21, 2009. Conservatory participants and accomplished mentors will be announced shortly. “As Chair o...

the Global Film Village: TORONTO BASED CFC ACTORS CONSERVATORY NAMES KIEFER SUTHERLAND AS CHAIR by Marla Lewin

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CFC (Canadian Film Centre) names  Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Kiefer Sutherland as Chair of the CFC ACTORS CONSERVATORY.The CFC ACTORS CONSERVATORY, presented by Canwest and supported by the Brian Linehan Charitable Foundation, is Canada’s first professional level, cross collaborative on-screen training program for actors.  The inaugural five-month session will launch September 21, 2009.   Conservatory participants and accomplished mentors will be announced shortly. &...

Happy Holidays wishes to us all from Norman Jewison

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Dear Friends… Best wishes for the holiday season to all of you! It has been 20 years since the Canadian Film Centre opened its doors to Canada’s finest emerging talent with the support and help of so many of you. I am proud of the many achievements that have been realized over the years. Our alumni are 1,000+ strong with 92% working in their chosen screen industry. They have formed over 50 production companies and are recognized in Canada and around the world.This 20th anniversary year i...

NSI Online Film Festival "Best of" Award

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The eight minute drama Loonie has been selected as the winner of the $2,500 cash prize for ‘best film’ in the first round of the NSI Online Short Film Festival run by the National Screen Institute – Canada (NSI).The NSI Online Short Film Festival is a year-round, 100% Canadian online film festival showing around 100 short independent films each year. The NSI website also features audio interviews with each film’s director. All NSI website content can be accessed for free.Written and dire...

Canadian Film Centre Holds Its Annual Toronto BBQ

 Sunday, September 7-------Although low clouds hover over Toronto this morning, the sun should be out by later this afternoon when the Canadian Film Centre hosts its annual CFC BBQ, a Toronto highlight for local and visiting filmmakers and professionals.Held on the picturesque grounds of Windfields Estate about 20 miles outside of town, the CFC and its founder director Norman Jewison will be welcoming a who's who of Canadian and international filmmaking talent, as CFC celebrates its 20th annive...

Future of Cinema Salon in Locarno

Future of cinema, few know, few share, we dare do both!     Let us embark for a trip a few decades ahead of us.Our first stop this year was Cannes where the series has been held for the past 3 years. Locarno conference future of cinemaenvoyé par filmfestivals-com The next stops on the festival circuit are Locarno, Rome, Stockholm and moreCheck out the video of our panels and events in Cannes.Fest21.com, CFC Media Lab and Telefilm Canada and Locarno Film Festival a...

Key Speakers from Future of Cinema Salon Series in Locarno

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Locarno Film Festival, Fest21.com, CFC Media Lab and Telefilm Canada are proud to premiere our Future of Cinema Salon Series at the Locarno Film Festival. We will be hosting the Future of Cinema Panel on Digital Distribution that brings together international voices around the table, plus a special hands-on demo of some of the most innovative works coming out of Canada and Switzerland, including Late Fragment a critically-acclaimed dramatic interactive feature film which premiered last year at ...

Future of Cinema Salon in Locarno

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FUTURE OF CINEMA SALON SERIES IN LOCARNO FESTIVAL DE LOCARNO 2008 Future of cinema, few know, few share, we dare do both!   Let us embark for a trip a few decades ahead of us. Our first stop this year was Cannes where the series has been held for the past 3 years. The next stops on the festival circuit are Locarno, Rome, Stockholm and more Check out the video of Cannes events   Locarno Film Festival, Fest21.com, CFC Media Lab and Telefilm Canada, XDC Cinema are pr...

Key Speakers from Future of Cinema Salon Series in Cannes

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List of panelist/Cannes MingleTalk Distribution and Blockbuster panel: May 20 and May 21stOur esteemed panelists included (for the MingleTalk Distribution) Colleen Nystedt: founder of movieset http://www.movieset.com/ MovieSetTM founder, Colleen Nystedt, has an extensive background in film production, finance, business affairs and creative development. Nystedt has produced or supervised production on numerous feature films and TV movies for Universal Pictures, Paramount, MGM, CBS, NBC, ABC, USA...

Future of Cinema Salon @ Cannes The panel in the Palais "Future of cinema, few know, few share, we dare do both!"

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Let us embark for a visionnary trip a few decades ahead of us.Fest21.com, CFC Media Lab and Telefilm Canada are proud to present another installment of our Future of Cinema Salon Series at the Cannes Film Festival. This year promises to be a stellar line up that includes MingleTalk at the Canadian Pavilion - an event that will be brokering conversations around the future of distribution amongst a varied group of maverick directors, rebellious producers and daredevil distributors. We will also b...

CFC Media Lab Chief: Ana Serrano

Ana Serrano: Director of CFC Media Lab, (Canadian Film Centre)  Ana Serrano is the Director of CFC Media Lab, a world-renowned new media research, training and production facility created in 1997 at Norman Jewison’s CFC (Canadian Film Centre). As director of CFC Media Lab, she provides strategic leadership, fiscal development, program design and creative direction for all of the Centre’s new media initiati

Panelists from Future of Cinema Salon Series in Cannes

  List of panelist/MingleTalk Distribution and Blockbuster panel: May 20, 3pm and May 21st 10-12 amEsteemed panelists includeColleen Nystedt: founder of movieset  http://www.movieset.com/MovieSetTM founder, Colleen Nystedt, has an extensive background in film production, finance, business affairs and creative development. Nystedt has produced or supervised production on numerous feature films and TV movies for Universal Pictures, Paramount, MGM, CBS, NBC, ABC, USA, Showtime and Lifetime Networ...

Late Fragment,an interactive film, to demo in Cannes

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CFC Media Lab to demo LATE FRAGMENT, an interactive film at the Get Your Hands on The Future of Cinema Workshop Toronto (May 16, 2008) – CFC (Canadian Film Centre) is pleased to announce their collaboration with Telefilm Canada and Fest21.com on the Future of Cinema Salon Series at Cannes. This think tank on the future of cinema will encompass panel discussions, workshops and screenings. These sessions will include: MingleTalk, at the Canadian Pavilion on May 20th, 3:00 to 5:00 pm — an event...

The Future of Cinema Salon 3rd edition in Cannes

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CFC (Canadian Film Centre) is pleased to announce their collaboration with Telefilm Canada and M21 Editions, publisher of Filmfestivals.com and Fest21.com, on the Future of Cinema Salon Series at Cannes. This think tank on the future of cinema will encompass panel discussions, workshops and screenings. These sessions will include: - MingleTalk, at the Canadian Pavilion on May 20th, 3:00 to 5:00 pm — an event that will be brokering conversations around the future of distribution amongst a var...

Future of Cinema Salon Series in Cannes the full program

                       FUTURE OF CINEMA SALON Series: FESTIVAL DE CANNES 2008Future of cinema, few know, few share, we dare do both! Let us embark for a trip a few decades ahead of us.Our first stop is Cannes, with possible next stops on the festival circuit in Paris, Rome, Stockholm and moreFest21.com, CFC Media Lab and Telefilm Canada are proud to present another installment of our Future of Cinema Salon Series at the Cannes Film Festival. This year promises to be a stell...

Synopsis for Late Fragment

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   PRODUCED BY THE CANADIAN FILM CENTRE IN CO-PRODUCTION WITH THE NATIONAL FILM BOARD OF CANADA ,"LATE FRAGMENT" AN INTERACTIVE FILM BY DARYL CLO...

Background for Late Fragment: an interactive film

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In 2003, the CFC Media Lab initiated a program called the Interactive Narrative Feature Program (INFP) to experiment with the creation, development, production, financing, marketing and distribution of interactive feature films. As the natural evolution of CFC Media Lab's ten year history of development, research and production of interactive prototypes, the INFP was created to increase Canadian capacity and talent in interactive narrative production. For the INFP's inaugural project, the CFC M...

Making of Late Fragment -- an Interactive Film

                    For the past ten years, Canadian Film Centre Media Lab has been in the forefront of the thrust towardinteractive media, having developed original content for a variety of platforms, including cellphones, digitalcinema broadband and gaming consoles. It was time to take it to the people.But how do you make an innovative interactive feature film with two producers, three writer-direct...

INNOVATION IN CINEMA TAKES CENTRE STAGE AT TIFF, WITH WORLD PREMIERE OF LATE FRAGMENT, NORTH AMERICA’S FIRST INTERACTIVE DRAMA

                    Toronto (August 15, 2007) - The Canadian Film Centre (CFC) and the National Film Board of Canada (NFB)are delighted to announce the world premiere of Late Fragment, North America’s first interactive dramaticfeature film, at the 32nd Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), as part of the Future Projections program.Late Fragment, an interactive film by Daryl Cloran, Anita ...

$125 000 in cash & prizes for CFC Short Film Fest

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The Canadian Film Centre’s Worldwide Short Film Festival (June 12th – 17th) is proud to recognize the talented and dedicated filmmakers who contribute to the success of our Festival through their creativity by presenting 2007’s top filmmakers with one of the largest cash prizes for short film in the world. Offering 10 awards and over $125,000 in cash and prizes, the WSFF honours exceptional creators whose talent and dedication inspires audiences and budding filmmakers alike.2007 welcomes t...

Canadian Film Centre's Worldwide Short Film Festival Line up

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Presented by TELUS, the Canadian Film Centre's Worldwide Short Film Festival is proud to announce its spectacular 2007 line-up; an exceptional array of contemporary short films set to entertain festival goers from June 12th to 17th in Toronto, Canada. The 13th annual festival offers 29 different programs specially selected from a record-breaking 3,131 submissions. Presenting viewers with a wide-ranging collection of 265 shorts from more than 30 countries around the globe, the Worldwide Short F...

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