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Montreal, CA—May 25, 2004
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) and Telefilm Canada commission Nordicity Group Ltd. in association with WINESCO Corporation to research and explore the feasibility of a E-cinema network in Canada
The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) and Telefilm Canada have commissioned
Ottawa/Toronto based Nordicity Group Ltd. (NGL) in association with Burbank
based WINESCO Corporation to research and explore the feasibility of developing
and introducing a national digital content distribution, projection and
exhibition network. Such a network would be designed to enhance the existing
exhibition capacity and the opportunity for audiences across Canada to have
access to Canadian and international independently produced films as well as
Christiane Ducasse and Kevin Wines from WINESCO Corporation and Peter Lyman,
Founding Partner of Nordicity Group, will be the primary consultants.
This assessment requires a thorough understanding of the emerging E-cinema
landscape and the development of comprehensive E-cinema network business models.
About National Film Board of Canada :
The National Film Board of Canada produces and distributes bold and distinctive social issue documentaries, auteur animation and innovative digital content that provide the world with a unique Canadian perspective. The recipient of its 70th Academy Award® nomination for Madame Tutli-Putli, directed by Chris Lavis and Maciek Szczerbowski, the NFB has garnered more Oscar® nominations than any production company or organization outside Hollywood. Since its founding in 1939, Canada’s public producer and distributor has won over 5000 awards, including 12 Oscars and more than 90 Genies.
National Film Board of Canada Directory page
About Telefilm Canada:
Telefilm Canada is a federal cultural agency dedicated to the development and promotion of the Canadian film, television, new media and music industries. As a funding agency, Telefilm offers a variety of support and investment programs for Canadian TV and feature film production.
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