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    The Necessities Of Life leads Genie nominations


    Benoit Pilon's The Necessities Of Life received eight nominations and Yves-Christian Fornier's Everything Is Fine received seven as the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television announced the contenders for the 29th annual Genie Awards. Necessities Of Life was Canada's submission for the foreign-language Oscar.The two Quebecois titles were followed closely ...

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    Lantos unveils new Canadian distribution, international sales outfit


    Canadian producer Robert Lantos has officially unveiled his new international and domestic film distribution enterpriese, Maximum Films International and Maximum Film Distribution. As previously tipped on Screendaily, former Celluloid Dreams managing director Charlotte Mickie will head the former while veteran Canadian industry executive Tony Cianciotta will head the latter. Both ...

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    Telefilm Canada invests in 14 feature projects


    Telefilm Canada has announced investments in 14 English-language features including new feature documentaries from Deepa Mehta and Kevin McMahon.Mehta is co-directing Forgotten Women with brother Dilip Mehta, a renowned photographer, on this expose of the destitution, exploitation, and virtual slavery of millions of Hindu widows living in India today. David ...

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    Drea Clark has a new job at the Slamdance Film Festival. But she is hardly a newcomer to the truly low-budget indie film showcase that runs each January in Park City, Utah, while the bigger and better-known Sundance festival roils all around it.Clark started with Slamdance as an intern in ...