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Toronto Film And Television Cluster

  1. 1. Film and Television Cluster What’s happening in the industry By: Braden Simmonds
  2. 2. Film in Toronto <ul><li>The first sector to examine in the Film and Television cluster is Film </li></ul>Canadian Animation Students are in for a treat Pixar Master Animator is venturing to Vancouver to help students in the area learn the trade
  3. 3. Film in Toronto <ul><li>Fright Fest A Success! </li></ul>Ballet takes to the Silver Screen From London’s Royal Opera House to Toronto, the first ballet to be present at the movies will give patrons in Toronto a chance to see Sylvia Fright fest, rated Toronto’s second best festival drew over 6500 fans over the 7-day period in only its second year
  4. 4. Film in Toronto <ul><li>Heritage Canada Fiscally Unresponsible </li></ul>Canadian Film Teams to New York The Canadian Film Centre will send two film teams to New York to participate in the Tribeca Film Festival Heritage Canada was misspending its film and television funds in terms of Canadian content controls
  5. 5. Film in Toronto <ul><li>Heritage Canada Fiscally Unresponsible </li></ul>Canadian Film Teams to New York The Canadian Film Centre will send two film teams to New York to participate in the Tribeca Film Festival Heritage Canada was misspending its film and television funds in terms of Canadian content controls
  6. 6. Film in Toronto Toronto Movie Theatres are getting “Digitized” At Yonge and Dundas in Toronto, AMC Theatres has opened the first all digital movie theatre. The company has also partnered with Ryerson University to contract out the theatres and have them used as lecture halls during the morning hours.
  7. 7. Film in Toronto <ul><li>Big News in the GTA </li></ul>NFB Budget cut by Conservatives The Conservatives have decided to cut $2.5 million from the National Film Board of Canada budget Some large production companies are coming to Toronto in the coming months to film some big movies such as Saw V and Max Payne
  8. 8. Television in Toronto <ul><li>ESPN and HBO on Cable </li></ul>Air Farce Signing Off The Royal Canadian Air Farce is signing off after 15 years on television and 20 more on radio. CBC will be focusing its efforts on the newer shows The protectionism for cable networks was shattered with the announce of the launch of HBO and ESPN on cable in Ottawa
  9. 9. Television in Toronto <ul><li>Fighting Bill C-10 </li></ul>Canadian Television Fund Newsletter The Canadian Television Fund, responsible for the growth of Canadian-based content on TV announced its new newsletter Bill C-10, has been harshly criticized because it allows Heritage department control to cut funding to any Canadian funded creator
  10. 10. Television in Toronto <ul><li>More Canada on TV </li></ul>Shaw and Quebecor out of the CTF New Canadian television shows will have a much tougher time in being created if these two companies withdraw their funding ACTRA has been putting pressure on the CTF to help create more Canadian content on television

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