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Kelley Raye

The Toronto-based production company is making and developing projects that reflect deeper, more thoughtful approaches to diversity Read more

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Radheyan Simonpillai

Director Ian Harnarine's father-son drama about the iconic street food snack is among 31projects to receive funding from Telefilm's Talent To Watch program Read more

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The reboots aren't going anywhere, Disney will take on Netflix, and a crop of films from first-time Canadian feature directors is coming soon Read more

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Matt Johnson, whose criticism of Telefilm's funding system sparked them to invite him to develop a new model, discusses how it will work Read more

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Funding agency Telefilm says 44 per cent of projects in the pipeline have female directors attached, but greater diversity across the board is still a big issue Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Polley enjoyed the humane feel on the set for the female-led Alias Grace production, but she says sexual harassment in film is an "every single day experience." Read more

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“We want to see women directing, producing and writing,” says Pigott, but we’re not “going to engage in a conversation about specific percentages.” Read more

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Globally, women are making big strides in the movie industry. But in Canada, we're lagging way behind. We talked to a group of fierce, frustrated filmmakers to find out why. Read more

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But wait... doesn't the show's Matt Johnson think the Toronto International Film Fest has serious problems? Why yes, yes he does. Read more

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Should films most likely to succeed get rewarded with tax dollars? Telefilm’s Dan Lyon and filmmakers Kazik Radwanski, Matt Johnson and Ingrid Veninger duke it out to a full house of industry members at Breakfast at TIFF event Read more

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Toronto filmmaking wunderkind skewers Telefilm, TIFF and Canadian film critics Read more

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