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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 wins at FNC

Robin Aubert's arthouse zombie movie The Ravenous (Les Affamés) won the Temps Ø Audience Award at the Festival du nouveau cinema in Montreal. (read)

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)

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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)

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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.

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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!

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Frontières and Alma Cinéma bring LES AFFAMÉS to the Cannes Film Market

The first work-in-progress footage of Robin Aubert's Les Affamés will be screened at the Marché du film as part of the 2017 Frontières Goes to Cannes program. Alma Cinema handles int. sales. (Variety)

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Emmanuel Crombez

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Francis Cloutier