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LES AFFAMÉS gets production funding from Telefilm Canada

Les Affamés, the upcoming Robin Aubert feature film, is amongst Telefilm Canada's latest projects funded for production. Shooting is planned this Summer. Les Films Christal has theatrical and VOD distribution rights in Quebec.

Francis Cloutier

DESPITE THE NIGHT in competition at Buenos Aires

Philippe Grandrieux' Despite The Night will have its South American premiere during the 2016 BAFICI Festival in Buenos Aires, as part of the Avant-garde & Genre Competition.

DESPITE THE NIGHT goes to Jeonju

Director Philippe Grandrieux is set to introduce his latest feature Despite The Night at the Jeonju Film Festival (South Korea, Apr. 28- May 7th), along with a film retrospective of his body of work and a masterclass.

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Italian interview of Quebec Cinematographer Jessica Lee Gagné

Montreal-based DOP Jessica Lee Gagné tells about her work on Philippe Grandrieux' new film Despite The Night for italian website Lo Specchi Oscuro.

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MALGRÉ LA NUIT goes to NYC

Philippe Grandrieux' Despite The Night will be screened at the Lincoln Film Center as part of the 2016 Film Comment Selects festival, followed by a Q&A with the French director.

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MALGRÉ LA NUIT goes to Berlin

Philippe Grandrieux' new film Despite The Night, coproduced with LMDP and 1976, is amongst the 2016 Berlin Critics Week selection, which described it as a "radically sensual and physical film experience."

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Chokri & Cloutier to star in The Hungered Ones

Monia Chokri (Heartbeats) and Fabien Cloutier (Chasse-Galerie) are set to star in Robin Aubert's next film, The Hungered Ones (Les Affamés), along with actors Micheline Lanctôt, Paule Baillargeon, Brigitte Poupart, Patrick Hivon and Robert Brouillette.

Principal photography is scheduled during Summer 2016.

Malgré la nuit goes to Rotterdam

Acclaimed French film director Philippe Grandrieux (Sombre, Un Lac) will conduct a masterclass and screen his latest film, Malgré la nuit, at the International Film Festival Rotterdam, which will be head from Jan. 27 to Feb. 7, 2016.

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LES AFFAMÉS are revealing themselves at SPASM

We'll show teasing clips of Robin Aubert's zombie roadtrip project The Hungered Ones (Les Affamés) at the Montreal SPASM Festival on Oct. 22 and 30. Come see us and support the project!

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Malgré la nuit premieres at FNC 2015

**Malgré la nuit **(Despite The Night) from French Master Filmmaker Philippe Grandrieux, will premiere at the Montreal New Cinema Festival on Oct. 11 & 17. The film was coproduced by Mandrake (FR), La maison de prod and 1976 Productions (CA).

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Support THE HUNGERED ONES!

Horror movies afficionado Robert Aubin needs your support to get his zombie roadtrip film project get made. Go to the film's social campaign website and get a chance to play one of the 100 zombies during the shooting!

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POETASTR is a 2015 ICI ARTV Grantee

POETASTR, a rule-based poetry generator that's part of the NORIGINALS multiplatform project, got a Digital Arts grant from ICI ARTV. A DOK Leipzig Net Lab alum, Sheffield Doc/Fest Interactive Award finalist and POV Hackathon award-winner, POETASTR will be exhibited at the ARTVStudio during the 2015-2016 Season.

POETASTR gets an Interactive Award nomination at Sheffield

POETASTR, the poetry generator that's part of NORIGINALS, is one of the 8 projects nominated for the Sheffield Doc/Fest Interactive Award. Code Artist Colin Rothfels will make a performance at the Crossover Summit for the occasion.

Maria Panagiotidi

VFC goes to Cannes, Sheffield and Paris

La maison de prod is proud to announce the selection of its new cinema+transmedia project VFC at Cannes Next, the Sheffield Crossover Market and the Cross Video Days Content Market in May and June 2015.

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LMDP will bring Ravenscrag to the big screen

La maison de prod has acquired the film rights to Alain Farah's acclaimed novel Ravenscrag ("Pourquoi Bologne"), published by House of Anansi Press in Jan. 2015. Film and music video director Francois Blouin ("Bobby") will write and direct the film adaptation.

Philippe Grandrieux' latest film shooting in Les Inrocks

French magazine Les Inrocks went on Philippe Grandrieux' set while he was shooting Fever, coproduced by Mandrake Films (France), La maison de prod and 1976 Productions (Canada). The film will be released in 2015.

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NORIGINALS goes to Power to the Pixel

Producer/Director C.S. Roy and DPT Creative Director Nicolas S. Roy will pitch the NORIGINALS project to this year's Power to the Pixel, the world's largest transmedia business financing forum. 32 projects were curated this year.

LMDP at the 2014 Sheffield Doc/Fest

Producer C.S. Roy and filmmaker Mark Slutsky were invited to pitch their NORIGINALS project to potential international partners at the Sheffield Doc/Fest MeetMarket. 64 projects from 19 countries have been selected over 600 submissions this year.