OMDC Newsletter
Celebrate Ontario 2017


Attention TIFF Delegates:

For everything you need to know about OMDC programs, services, and filming on location in Ontario, please visit OMDC at the Canada | Ontario Stand during TIFF. OMDC representatives will be in attendance on the following dates: Wednesday, September 6th-Wednesday, September 13 from 9am – 6pm. We’re located in the TIFF Industry Centre at the King Street West Hyatt Regency Hotel (next door to TIFF Bell Lightbox) on the east side of the Mezzanine Level.

The Canada & Ontario Stand Info Sessions focus on partnering, working and shooting with and in Canada.

 3-4pm

Friday,
September 8

Saturday,
September 9

Sunday,
September 10

Monday,
September 11

OMDC

 

Meet with an OMDC Tax Credit Representative to learn about our competitive financial incentives.

Meet with a representative from OMDC’s Industry Initiatives team to hear about our funding initiatives.

Meet with a representative from OMDC’s Industry Initiatives team to hear about our funding initiatives.

Meet with an OMDC Tax Credit Representative to learn about our competitive financial incentives.

Telefilm

 

 

Meet with Telefilm Representatives to learn about our Micro and Lower budget financing initiatives.

Meet with Telefilm Representatives to learn about official coproduction and film financing.

Meet with Telefilm Representatives to learn about official coproduction and film financing.

Meet with Telefilm Representatives to learn how we support Canadian films in international festivals & markets.

 

OMDC’s International Financing Forum (iff) Selects Canadian and International Feature Film Projects for Co-Production and Co-Financing Market

OMDC’s 12th Edition of the International Financing Forum (iff) is a two-day co-financing business event for feature film producers and executives from Ontario, other Canadian provinces, and countries from around the world that takes place in association with and during TIFF on September 10-11, 2017.

At OMDC's iff 2017, 39 feature film producer teams and projects have been selected to participate in this competitive, curated program, featuring 20 Canadian producing teams and 19 international producer teams from Australia, England, Germany, India, Israel, New Zealand, Norway, South Africa, and the U.S.

In addition to the producers, over 30 high-level international industry executives including international sales agents, financiers, distributors, agents, and executive producers are registered to attend and take one-on-one meetings with producers. New companies represented this year include: Catalyst Global Media and BAC Films, with returning companies: Amazon Studios, Netflix, Fox Searchlight, Backup Media, Films Distribution, K5 International, ICM Partners, Magnolia Pictures, Maven Pictures, Mongrel International, Quickfire Films, Seville International/eOne Films, StudioCanal, TFI, The Match Factory, among other top film companies.

To date, over 75 of OMDC's iff projects have been financed including: Maudie, Tokyo Story, Born to Be Blue, The Ashram, The Tale, Book of Negroes, Citizen Gangster, Midnight's Children, The Husband, The Whistleblower, Coriolanus, Animal Kingdom, My Foolish Heart, The Colony, Wadjda, Hector and the Search for Happiness, and the Oscar-nominated, Incendies.

Funding for OMDC’s iff 2017 is provided by founding partners: Telefilm Canada and UK Department of International Trade (DIT) along with sponsors: Entertainment Partners Canada / Canada Film Capital and the Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA).

We are pleased to announce the following selected iff 2017 Ontario, out-of-province, and international selected producers and projects:

Canadian Participants – Main Program

Producers

 

Company

Prov.

Project

Director

Writer

Casey Walker

n/a

Cave Painting Pictures

Ontario

WHITAKER

Casey Walker

David Surridge & George Perry

Joe Balass

n/a

Compass Productions

Quebec

CALORIE

Eisha Marjara

Eisha Marjara

Damon D’Oliveira

Clement Virgo
 

Conquering Lion Pictures

Ontario

SEVENTEEN DAYS

Clement Virgo

Gerald Wexler

Corey Marr

Marie-Claude Poulin

Corey Marr Productions

Ontario

DEATH OF A LADIES MAN

Matthew Bissonnette

Matthew Bissonnette

David Cormican

Vinay Virmani

Don Carmody Productions (DCTV)

Ontario

LIONS OF THE SEA

n/a

Ron Kennell, Vinay Virmani, Manu Chopra, Suzette Couture

Andrew Nicholas McCann Smith

Esther Friedrich

First Love Films

Ontario

DARK COMPASS

Stephan Rick

Raven Burnett

Charlton Jacques Paul Lowey Foresight Ent. British Columbia JAG & RODDY'S THE BIG BET Charlton Jacques Rick Godziola


Borga Dorter

Jordan Barker

Gearshift Films

Ontario

ALL THE RAGE

Carl Bessai

Shannon Beaty     Logeman

Marc Almon

Mike MacMillan

Holdfast Pictures

Nova Scotia

SHARP CORNER

Jason Buxton

Jason Buxton

Tony Wosk

n/a

Middle Child Films

Ontario

ATROPOS

Audrey Cummings

Chris 
Gamble

Sean Cisterna

Jonathan Bronfman

Mythic Productions

Ontario

Flee, Fly, Flown 

Sean   Cisterna

Sarah Mercey

Jordan Walker

n/a

Neophyte Productions

Ontario

A COLLEGE GIRL'S GUIDE TO PORNOGRAPHY

Jeremy LaLonde

Mika Rekai 

Paul Scherzer

Heather Millard

Six Island Productions

Ontario

YEAR OF THE WOMAN

TBC

Jane Meikle

Mary 
Young Leckie

Lena Vurma

Solo Productions

Ontario

ADVENTURES OF A MATHEMATICIAN

Thorsten Klein

Thorsten Klein

Paul Barkin 

Jeff Pangman
&
Dave Hudakoc

The Northwoods Movie Inc.

Ontario

THE NORTHWOODS

Emma Higgins

Emma Higgins & Martin MacPhail

 

Canadian Participants – Also in Attendance Program

Producers

Company

Prov.

Project

Director

Writer

John-Paul Nynkowski

Mars Horodyski

Awkward Silence Productions 

Ontario

THE INFLUENCER

Mars Horodyski

Mars Horodyski &
Dan Abramovici

Jennifer Liao

n/a

Believerville Productions

Ontario

SMASH SMASH REVOLUTION

Jennifer Liao

Stephanie Law

Adoniyas Yegezu

Samantha Lindow

GFP Entertainment

Ontario

INANNA

Adoniyas Yegezu

Adoniyas Yegezu

Mark Montefiore

Cameron MacLaren

New Metric Media

Ontario

THE DEVIL YOU KNOW

TBD

Elisabeth de Mariaffi

Anna Stratton

Shannon Fewster,
Joshua Demers

Triptych Media

Ontario

HEY 45 

Tim Southam

Morwyn Brebner

 

International Participants – Main Program

Producers

Company

Country

Project

Director

Writer

Christopher
Sheppard

Anna Jancsó

Adventure Pictures Ltd.

UK

OH MOSCOW

Sally Potter

Sally Potter

Jon Finn

n/a

Chewing Monkey

UK

MESSENGER

Marc Evans 

Jon Finn &
Marc Evans

Suzanne Halewood

Donall McCusker

Gas Station A

UK

THE ZOOKEEPER

Suzie Halewood

Suzie Halewood

Gal Greenspan

Maya Fischer

GREEN
productions

ISRAEL

AYA

Mihal Brezis & Oded Binnun

Amital Stern

Tatiana L Kennedy

n/a

Kennedy
Mellor

UK

THE LONELY LONDONERS

Kwame Kwei Armah

Kwame Kwei Armah

Nils 
Duenker

Nicholas Hirst

Lailaps
Pictures

GERMANY

IN A DIFFERENT TIME

Bille August

Greg Latter

Heino
Deckert

Joslyn Barnes

Ma.ja.de.
Filmprod

GERMANY

LET THE NORTHERN LIGHTS ERASE YOUR NAME

Eva Weber

Vendela Vida

Synnøve Hørsdal

Cornelia
Boysen

Maipo Film AS

NORWAY

THE RAVEN RINGS: ODIN'S CHILD 

n/a

Alexander Kirkwood Brown

Jörg S Tittel

Alex
Helfrecht

Oiffy

UK

RICKY ROUSE HAS A GUN

Jörg S Tittel

Jörg S Tittel

Paula
Vaccaro

n/a

Pinball London

UK

BLACK DEUTSCHLAND

Aaron Brookner

Aaron Brookner

Jamie Hilton

n/a

See Pictures

AUS

GODFREY

Wayne Blair

Gerard Lee

Kobi Azran

Idan Hubel

Shtuka-Sanook Film Productions

ISRAEL

A GREAT LIGHT

Idan Hubel

Idan Hubel

Jason Maza

n/a

Unstoppable Entertainment

UK

SUGAR

Noel Clarke

Tony Lee

 

International Participants – Also in Attendance Program

Producers

Company

Country

Project

Director

Writer

Kerry Warkia

Kiel McNaughton

Brown Sugar Apple Grunt Productions

NEW ZEALAND

JONAH

Katie Wolfe

Dane Giraud

Deepti Kakkar

Fahad Mustafa

Globalistan Films

INDIA

BATALA

Fahad Mustafa

Deepti Kakkar
& Fahad Mustafa

Nadia Maxwell

n/a

Overactive Imagination

NEW ZEALAND

THE LOST

Nic Gorman

Nic
Gorman

Charles Thompson

Obi Emelonye

Screen Nation Pictures

UK

ADE'S JOURNEY

Obi Emelonye

Brendan Foley

Kim Williams

n/a

Boondogle Films

SOUTH AFRICA

BORDERLINES

Megan Rickards

Megan Rickards