Helen Hunt’s 'Drama' set for 10th Omdc Iff

Helen Hunt’s 'Drama' set for 10th Omdc Iff Nearly 60 international and Canadian producers will head to the Ontario Media Development Corporation’s (Omdc) annual International Financing Forum in Toronto. The 10th anniversary edition of Omdc’s ...

Preggoland | Review

Maternity Syndrome: Tierney’s Undefined Comedy Explores Notions of Motherhood What begins as a concept full of pleasurably subversive possibilities quickly turns into yet another diluted tale of ...

Preggoland Review

There’s a sight gag at a pivotal moment in Preggoland involving a baby shower, a dog, operatic music and Jello that immediately registers as one of the more inspired comedic set-ups in recent memory. ...

A screenwriter is born: Preggoland's Sonja Bennett

About four years ago Vancouver’s Sonja Bennett had an epiphany while flinging herself around her living room, bouncing from end to end. “I was auditioning to play a nurse that becomes possessed by a ...

Exclusive: Clip From 'Preggoland' Reveals A Big Lie

Whether you're getting married or in a couple with a pregnant spouse, everyone wants to know "the story." For the latter, it's "was it planned?" "do you want a boy or girl?" and "when's the baby due?" ...

"Preggoland"- Fake It 'Til You Make It

Sneak Peek director Jacob Tierney's new comedy feature "Preggoland", written by and starring actress Sonja Bennett, with James Caan, Danny Trejo, Paul Campbell, Laura Harris, Jared Keeso, Lisa Durupt, ...

Exclusive first look at Preggoland poster

One little lie spirals out of control for 35-year-old Ruth in the Canadian comedy Preggoland. All of Ruth’s friends have kids. As the odd one out, single and frustrated party girl Ruth (Sonja ...

Exclusive first look at Peggoland poster

One little lie spirals out of control for 35-year-old Ruth in the Canadian comedy Preggoland. All of Ruth’s friends have kids. As the odd one out, single and frustrated party girl Ruth (Sonja ...

‘McFarland USA’ To Close Santa Barbara Film Festival: Full Lineup

‘McFarland USA’ To Close Santa Barbara Film Festival: Full Lineup The Santa Barbara International Film Festival has unveiled its 2015 line-up which includes films representing 54 countries, 23 world premieres and 53 U.S. premieres. The U.S. premiere of Niki Caro’s ...

'McFarland, USA' will close out 30th annual Santa Barbara Film Festival

'McFarland, USA' will close out 30th annual Santa Barbara Film Festival A self-acknowledged "showcase for Academy Award frontrunners," the Santa Barbara International Film Festival is often overlooked for the actual films that earn it festival status. An amalgamation of ...

Lightning gets hitched to Preggoland

Lightning Entertainment heads to the Afm with Jacob Tierney’s comedy that premiered in Toronto. James Caan, Sonja Bennett, Danny Trejo, Paul Campbell and Laura Harris star in the tale of a ...

Canadian directors talk film vs digital

Canadian directors talk film vs digital At a Tiff Telefilm Canada panel, four Canadian directors talked about current industry issues including film vs digital. Jacob Tierney, Jeffrey St. Jules [pictured], Mathieu Denis, and Andrea Dorfman ...

Tiff’s L.A. Reception

For the first time ever, Toronto International Film Festival along with Telefilm Canada had a pre-Toronto reception for the trade. Held at Soho House on a flawless L.A. day, with views of West ...

Tiff unveils Canadian line-up and Rising Stars

Tiff may be a showcase for cinema from around the world, but it’s also an exhibition place to show off our homegrown talent to the rest of the world. At the Toronto International Film Festival’s ...

Roots Canada: Tiff Adds Latest From Dolan, Maxime Giroux, Ruba Nadda & Rodrigue Jean

The luxurious banquet hall in Toronto’s Royal York hotel was electric with excitement as Tiff senior programmers including Steve Gravestock and Agata Smoluch Del Sorbo announced the robust lineup of ...

Xavier Dolan's 'Mommy' Leads Canadian Line-Up Of New Tiff 2014 Announcements

The countdown is on. It's less than thirty days until the Toronto International Film Festival turns the Ontario city upside down for the movie world, and today they unveiled the slate of movies from ...

Tiff unveils Canadian roster

New work by Sturla Gunnarsson, Denys Arcand, Ruba Nadda and Xavier Dolan are among the selection set to premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (Tiff) next month. “These are filmmakers at ...

Ellen Page in Talks to Star in John Belushi Biopic; Dakota Johnson Negotiating for Black Mass; Kathryn Hahn and Ed Oxenbould Star in Sundowning

Here's the latest casting news for the following films: Ellen Page is in talks to star opposite Emile Hirsch in Steve Conrad's untitled John Belushi biopic. Dakota Johnson is in negotiations to play ...

Casting Net: Ellen Page in talks to play John Belushi's wife in biopic; Plus, Dakota Johnson, more

Casting Net: Ellen Page in talks to play John Belushi's wife in biopic; Plus, Dakota Johnson, more • Ellen Page (Juno) is in talks to play John Belushi’s wife, Judith Jacklin, in the upcoming biopic of the late comedian’s life. Emile Hirsch (Lone Survivor) is set to star as Belushi in the Steve ...