Monthly Archives: March 2012

Interview with playwright Israel Horovitz (Stage Directions)

“NOT CONTENT” Legendary playwright Israel Horovitz wrote himself into the life of his dreams Born in 1939 in Wakefield, Mass., Israel Horovitz has written more than 70 produced plays, including Line, The Primary English Class, Rats, It’s Called the Sugar … Continue reading

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Shared costs aids Canadian vfx shops (VARIETY)

Top houses choose RenderCloud to cut costs With their data storage costs on the rise as visual effects companies render more and more work, vfx and animation houses are finding a silver lining in a shared cloud. And while the … Continue reading

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China fish story hooks Canada firm (VARIETY)

Vancouver’s IndustryWorks co-produces animated pic Vancouver-based indie production company IndustryWorks’ president Evan Tylor never expected to be co-producing an animated feature, let alone one with China. But when he was presented with the opportunity to jump onboard “Back to the … Continue reading

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Canadian producer has laugh-line to U.S. (VARIETY)

Thunderbird shoots Hollywood-style sitcoms in Vancouver Vancouver-based entertainment production and distribution company Thunderbird Films is changing the way Canada gets its laffs. Already enjoying some success with dramas “Endgame” and “Intelligence,” Thunderbird joined forces with Dan Signer (“The Suite Life … Continue reading

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