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iW NEWS | Finalists Selected For CFTPA Prize

iW NEWS | Finalists Selected For CFTPA Prize

The shortlist for the 3rd Annual CFTPA Feature Film Producer’s Award were announced by last year’s recipient and this year’s jury chair, Niv Finhman. The award honors Canadian producers with work screening at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival. This year’s nominees are Dean English (“Edison and Leo“), Jennifer Jonas (“Toronto Stories“), Barbara Shrier (“Un ete sans point ni coup sur“), Rob Merilees (“Stone of Destiny“) and David Hamilton (“Heaven on Earth“). The winner receives a cheque for $10,000 at a special reception to mark the opening of the Toronto International Film Festival on September 4th. [Peter Knegt]

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