TORONTO—Canadian filmmakers affected by this week's South By Southwest festival cancellation say the industry is hurting from the fallout of the COVID-19 but they're hoping to find other creative ways to screen their movies, perhaps virtually.
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TORONTO—Animator Dean DeBlois, sound engineer Paul Massey, production designer Dennis Gassner, and filmmaker Meryam Joobeur will be among those representing Canada at this year's Oscars.
DeBlois, who hails from Aylmer, Que., got a nod for best animated feature this morning for “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World,” which he wrote and directed.
TORONTO—One of the main nurseries for an Ontario tree planting program that's being scrapped by the province said it will likely have to destroy about three million trees because of the cancellation.
TORONTO—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be portrayed in Sunday's Canadian-themed episode of “The Simpsons," which is titled "D'Oh Canada.”
Toronto journalist Lucas Meyer revealed today that he got to guest-voice Trudeau for the segment after a video of his impressions of various personalities—including the prime minister—gained traction on YouTube.