OMDC Newsletter
November 2014

OMDC Success Story: Guru Studio

Guru Studio is one of Canada’s leading independent entertainment companies, renowned for its internationally acclaimed animated series. With over 250 employees and $12 million in annual revenues, Guru’s star has risen fast since Frank Falcone founded the company in 2000. Read more here.

80,000 reasons to be jealous; Last Gang Records presents the Ontario Music Office with a Platinum award for Chromeo’s Jealous (I Ain’t With It)

OMDC’s Music Team; Mark Watts, Marina Adam, Ryan Clancy, Matt Smallwood (Last Gang Records), Aisha Wickham, Noah Gruneir and Michelle Holtzkener, and Matt Smallwood (Last Gang Records)

The presentation of the platinum record was to commemorate 80,000 in sales of Chromeo’s single Jealous (I Ain’t With It).

Look for these OMDC Film Funded titles

Maps To The Stars - In theatres October 31, 2014
Director: David Cronenberg
Producers: Martin Katz, Saïd Ben Saïd, Michel Merkt
Dr. Cabbie
Director: Jean-François Pouliot
Producers: Ajay Virmani, André Rouleau, Pauline Dhillon
  The F Word (aka WHAT IF)
Director: Michael Dowse
Producers: David Gross, Macdara Kelleher, Andre Rouleau
The Calling
Director: Jason Stone
Producers: Randy Manis, Nicholas Tabarrok, Lonny Dubrofsky, Scott Abramovitch
  The Captive
Director: Atom Egoyan
Producers: Simone Urdl, Jennifer Weiss, Stephen Traynor, Atom Egoyan
2014 Venice International Film Festival –
Venice Classics Selection
Director/Producer: Ron Mann
  Fall - In theatres December 5, 2014
Director: Terrance Odette
Producer: Mehernaz Lentin


December 2, 2014 | Arcadian Court | 11 am – 2 pm
Established in 1988, WIFT-T’s Crystal Awards promote and celebrate the outstanding achievements of Canadian women and men in screen-based media—film, television and digital media. Celebrate with us on Tuesday December 2 at the Arcardian Court in downtown Toronto.

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Congratulations to the 2014 WIFT-T Crystal Award Winners

Outstanding Achievement in Business: Barbara Bowlby
President & Chief Operating Officer, Executive Producer, Insight Productions
  Creative Excellence: Sally Catto
General Manager, Programming for English Television, CBC
Mentorship Award: Corrie Coe
Senior Vice-President, Independent Production, Bell Media
  Special Jury Award of Distinction: Trina McQueen
O.C., Adjunct Professor, MBA Program in Arts and Media Administration, Schulich School Of Business, York University

Congratulations to 2015 Canadian Broadcast Industry Hall Of Fame Inductee – John Cassaday