Royal Winnipeg Ballet

Modernizing Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s campus with $2m in funding

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WINNIPEG – Investing in Canada’s cultural infrastructure improves access for all Canadians to arts and culture, contributes to the economy, and provides essential opportunities for artists and performers. Terry Duguid, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Member of Parliament (Winnipeg South), announced $2 million in funding for the Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s campus expansion and modernization …

Kanye West

Kanye West won’t be charged

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LA – According to TMZ, Kanye West grabbed and tossed a fan’s cellphone and per Ventura Co District Attorney’s Office shared the phone got slightly damaged. However, as the fan refused to press charges against Kanye, now called Ye, he will not be charged. It so happened that the female fan was recording him from her car. He went there, grabbed her …

Creative Export Strategy

Helping Canada’s creative industries succeed in global markets

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Ottawa – Canada is recognized globally for the quality of its creative industries, which showcase our talented artists and entrepreneurs, encourage innovation, and create economic growth. Minister of Canadian Heritage, Pablo Rodriguez, announced the renewal of the Government of Canada’s Creative Export Strategy. Beginning April 1, 2023, Canadian Heritage will receive $57 million over three years to continue delivering the …

Au dela du papier

Oana Suteu Khintirian’s NFB doc Au-delà du papier opens in Montreal, Quebec City on Apr 7

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Montreal – Oana Suteu Khintirian’s NFB-produced feature doc Au-delà du papier (Beyond Paper) will open on April 7 at the Cinémathèque Québécoise in Montreal and at Cinéma Le Clap Place Ste-Foy in Quebec City. In this visually arresting film, the director journeys around the globe to better understand how she can preserve her own heritage, as well as our collective memory. Screening with French subtitles, Au-delà du papier grapples with essential …


Weeknd wins 5th award at Junos 2023

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Edmonton – Toronto singer The Weeknd won several awards at the Canadian music awards show, Junos 2023. He now has the second-most Juno awards of all time. He got the TikTok Juno fan choice award, album of the year, breakthrough artist of the year, rap album/EP of the year and contemporary R&B recording of the year.

Julie Roy ED Telefilm Canada

Julie Roy appointed Executive Director of Telefilm Canada

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GATINEAU – Minister of Canadian Heritage Pablo Rodriguez announced the appointment of Julie Roy as Executive Director of Telefilm Canada for a five-year term, effective April 3, 2023. Julie Roy has almost 30 years of experience in the Canadian film industry, including senior leadership positions at the National Film Board of Canada (NFB). She has produced 50 animated works that …

The Colour of Ink by Brian D. Johnson

The Colour of Ink event includes live inkmaking event in Toronto on March 25

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Toronto – National Film Board of Canada (NFB) Toronto filmmaker Brian D. Johnson’s vibrant feature-length documentary The Colour of Ink, co-produced by Sphinx Productions and the National Film Board of Canada (NFB), is coming to Canadian cinemas beginning March 23. The Colour of Ink uncovers the mystery and power of our oldest medium through the eyes of Jason Logan, a visionary Toronto inkmaker who harvests colours from …

Muhammad Ali Series

Muhammad Ali Series in works

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London – A series about boxing icon Muhammad Ali is in the works at Peacock. Titled, Excellence: 8 Fights, it is an eight-part event  and producers have roped in Regé-Jean Page, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Willmott, according to media reports. IT is written by the Oscar-winning writer Willmott (BlacKkKlansman, Da 5 Bloods) and is based on Jonathan Eig’s biography, Ali: A Life.

Creed 3

Creed III screenings in France, Germany were disrupted

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LA – As audiences tried to replicate Michael B Jordan’s Rocky spin-off Creed III fight scenes, several screenings in France and Germany were shut down. But despite cancellations, France saw Creed III’s biggest opening weekend in Europe, with a gross of $7.7m, $6.1m in the UK, $4.3m in Germany and $3.5m in Italy.

Scream VI

Scream VI directors hope for more Screams 

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LA – Scream VI will be released tomorrow, March, 10, and the directors are hopeful for more to come in future. At Scream VI premiere, director Matt Bettinelli-Olpin said: “We want to be watching Scream movies whether we’re involved or not for the rest of our lives. How do you make it scary in New York City? It’s scary to think how …