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Zurich Film Festival Lifetime Honor for ‘Life of Pi’ Composer Mychael Danna

The Zurich Film Festival will honor Oscar-winning composer Mychael Danna (Life of Pi) with its 2021 career achievement award. The Canada-born Danna has worked with such directors as Terry Gilliam (The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus), Atom Egoyan (The Sweet Hereafter), Joel Schumacher (8MM), James Mangold (Girl, Interrupted) and Denzel Washington (Antwone Fisher), but is perhaps […]

Irrfan Khan Joins Refugee Drama ‘Lions of the Sea’

The 'Slumdog Millionaire' star toplines the true-life drama about 376 South Asian ocean passengers denied entry to Canada in 1914.

Hollywood Animal Trainer Faces Cruelty Charges

The Canadian criminal charges follow the 'Life of Pi' tiger trainer being allegedly caught on video whipping a Siberian tiger in his care by animal rights group PETA.

‘Life of Pi’ Tiger Trainer Allegedly Caught on Video Whipping Animal

Bowmanville Zoo director Michael Hackenberger, who's supplied animals for a number of TV and film productions, denied claims by animal rights group PETA that he struck a Siberian tiger with a whip 19 times.

Samsung Launches Ultra HD Blu-Ray Player; Fox Commits to 4K and HDR Content

Fox plans to offer recent releases including 'Kingsman: The Secret Service,' the studio reported on Thursday at IFA.

Fox Unwraps First Four Ultra HD Titles With High Dynamic Range

They will include 'Kingsman: The Secret Service' and 'Life of Pi.'

Oscars: Why This Year’s VFX Winner Could Be Exported

So long, L.A.! Foreign-based visual effects houses are responsible for four of the five nominees, from 'Guardians of the Galaxy' to 'Interstellar,' as much of the business has fled the city.

Actor Irrfan Khan to Be Honored at River to River Florence Indian Film Fest

The actor known for his roles in Ang Lee's 'Life of Pi,' Danny Boyle's 'Slumdog Millionaire' and 'The Amazing Spider-Man' will receive the first European retrospective of his films

Former Rhythm & Hues Exec Bill Tlusty Joins Method Studios in Vancouver

Deluxe's visual-effects unit named the veteran California VFX producer to supervise its Canadian facility.

French VFX Giant BUF Expands With Canadian Base

The European company, which did work on "Life of Pi," will open an office in Montreal to create CGI images for live action and animated movies.

Revealing ‘Rhythm & Hues: Life After Pi’ Doc Exposes Grief, Anger and Troubled Business (Video)

"I was prepared to sell my shares of stock for $1 if someone would invest the $15 million-$20 million we needed," said the founder of the bankrupt "Life of Pi" VFX house.

Canada’s Cineplex Posts Lower Fourth Quarter Earnings

A weak Hollywood film slate saw Oscar contenders like "American Hustle" and "12 Years a Slave" do better in the U.S. market than among Canadian cinema-goers.