CS Roy among the first Storytek resident content entrepreneurs
La maison de prod is one of the 7 content+tech resident companies at the STORYTEK Accelerator inaugural cohort. CS Roy will develop the feature film+interactive project VFC during an intensive 10-week program in tech mecca Tallinn, Estonia (thanks to SODEC for financial assistance).
THE RAVENOUS wins in Madrid
Robin Aubert's The Ravenous won the Best VFX Award at the Festival Internacional de Cine Fantástico Nocturna in Madrid, Spain. Kudos to VFX masters The Blood Brothers and Alchemy 24!
THE RAVENOUS among Newsweek's Best of 2017
Robin Aubert's The Ravenous (Les Affamés) is on Newsweek's 2017 Top Horror Films list, along with IT, It Comes at Night, Raw, mother! and Alien Covenant. (article)
LES AFFAMÉS named Best Canadian Feature at TIFF 2017
Robin Aubert's arthouse horror drama Les Affamés won the 2017 TIFF Award for Best Canadian Feature Film. “A hybrid art-house film that proved to be something of a revelation," said jury members Mark Adams, Min Sook Lee, and Ella Cooper. (source)
LES AFFAMÉS goes to Sitges and Austin
Director Robin Aubert will present his latest arthouse horror thriller The Ravenous (Les Affamés) at the Sitges Fantastic film festival (european premiere), which will be followed by the American premiere of the film at Fantastic Fest.
LES AFFAMÉS premieres at TIFF 2017
Robin Aubert's LES AFFAMÉS, produced by Stephanie Morissette and starring Marc-André Grondin (Goon, C.R.A.Z.Y.) and Monia Chokri (Compte tes blessures, Heartbeats), will premiere at the Toronto film festival next September. Congrats to talents and crew!
VFC goes to Frontieres
C.S. Roy will be heading to the Frontières Coproduction Market during the Fantasia Film Festival next July as VFC is one of the 20 projects selected this year.
VIC+FLO SAW A BEAR adapted for the stage
Denis Côté's award-winning film Vic+Flo Saw a Bear will be adapted and translated in English as a stageplay by Michael Mackenzie. The show is part of the Montreal Centaur Theatre 2017-2018 season and will run from Nov. 21 to Dec. 2, 2017.
LMDP supports Quebec's Interactive Producers open letter to the CRTC
La maison de prod join its voice for the recognition by the CRTC of native, standalone interactive projects as Cultural content in its own rights.
DESPITE THE NIGHT goes to AFI Fest
Philippe Grandrieux' Despite The Night will be screened next November in Los Angeles at the American Film Institute annuant event. See the complete lineup here.
VICE Quebec on the RAVENOUS set
Journalist Simon Coutu had access to Robin Aubert's Ravenous set during the shooting of the film in late September. Watch the video here.
Alma Cinema brings RAVENOUS to TIFF buyers
Paris-based Alma Cinema is handling international sales of Robin Aubert's Ravenous (Les Affamés), which is currently shot in upstate Quebec. The film will get its market premiere at TIFF 2016, Variety reports.
Robin Aubert starts shooting his 4th feature
RAVENOUS, Robin Aubert's 4th feature, is now under production in central Quebec province. Starring Marc-André Grondin (Goon) and Monia Chokri (Heartbeats), the shooting will be wrapped in late September.
First footage of DESPITE THE NIGHT
French distribution company Shellac has released the first poster and trailer of Despite The Night, Philippe Grandrieux' new film produced by Mandrake (FR), with La maison de prod and 1976 Productions (CAN). The film will hit French theatres on July 6th.
POETASTR at the 2016 Montreal BIAN
Generative Twitter-based poetry platform POETASTR, part of the NORIGINALS project, can be experienced at the ARTVstudio during the 2nd edition of the Montreal International Digital Arts Biennale, which focuses this year on art-made-by-machines.
LMDP goes to Cannes
Film & Interactive Producer C.S. Roy will take part to the 2016 Marché du film Producer's Workshop program as one of the 5 SODEC_Lab Immersion Cannes newcoming producer grantees.
RAVENOUS' shooting scheduled next Summer
Ravenous, the upcoming Robin Aubert feature film, is amongst Telefilm Canada, SODEC and the Harold Greenberg Fund's latest supported projects for production. Shooting will begin in late August. Les Films Christal has theatrical and VOD distribution rights in Quebec.