Two new Universal projects, filmed in Manitoba during summer and fall of 2019, are now available. Welcome to Sudden Death, the sequel to the 1995 film, was released on Netflix September 29, 2020 and is also available for digital download and on DVD. Tales from the Hood 3 came out October 6, 2020 on DVD and digital download.
Tales from the Loop is now available for streaming exclusively on Amazon Prime Video. Filmed in Manitoba in 2019, it is the first Amazon project to shoot here. American Cinematographer wrote a piece detailing cinematographer Jeff Cronenweth and director Mark Romanek's collaboration on the first episode of the series - and how Winnipeg's stellar camera crew and natural light played an important role.
Congratulations to Diane Warren and the Breakthrough team on their Oscar nomination for Best Original Song for “I’m Standing With You”. Breakthrough is the feature film based on the inspirational true story of one mother’s unfaltering love in the face of impossible odds. Starring Chrissy Metz, from producer DeVon Franklin (Miracles from Heaven) and director Roxann Dawson, adapted for the screen by Grant Nieporte (Seven Pounds) from Joyce Smith’s own book. Breakthrough filmed in Manitoba during Spring, 2018.
By Lauren Malyk
The Canada Media Fund (CMF), Film Fund Luxembourg (FFL) and South Africa’s National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF) have invested more than $992,000 towards the codevelopment and production of projects with producers in Luxembourg, South Africa and Canada.
Original Pictures' own Kim Todd has been named to Variety's Artisans Elite list for 2017. Congrats Kim! Check out her page here. You can see everyone who made the list here, including Fargo cinematographer Dana Gonzalez and editors Skip Macdonald and Andrew Seklir.