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TURBO KID news

TURBO KID was released with a smashing success in the USA and English Canada on August 28th, 2015, and peaked at the #26 rank on IMDb – awesome news. Congrats to the whole team!



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TURBO KID at South by Southwest

Following its world premiere et Park City at Midnight during the Sundance Film Festival, EMAfilms is proud to announce that TURBO KID is headed to SXSW in March. This Canada-New-Zealand coproduction is a n RKSS feature film, produced by EMAfilms and T&A Films.



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EMAfilms and T&A Films are proud to announce the launch of the TURBO KID film project

Montreal, Thursday August 22nd, 2013 – The representatives of EMAfilms, T&A Films, the RKSS Collective and Jason Eisener are proud to announce that TURBO KID, a Canada-New Zealand co-production, has been approved for financing by both Telefilm Canada and the New Zealand Film Commission. The film project will go into production with filming scheduled for late […]



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EMAfilms at Tribeca All Access 2013 with Boris Rodriguez’ Cobarde

We’re pleased to announce that Cobarde by Boris Rodriguez has been selected to participate in the 2013 Tribeca All Access program, which takes place during the Tribeca Film Festival in NYC (Apr. 22 – 28th). As the only Canadian project selected to participate, Cobarde will benefit from this unique opportunity, and be presented to international distributors, sales agents and potential partners at this prestigious event.



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Congratulations to the team of “Mars et Avril” & “A Bottle in the Gaza Sea” both nominated at the 2013 Jutras Awards!

“Mars et Avril” received 5 nominations! Best Art Direction – François Schuiten / Patrick Sioui / Martin Tessier / Élizabeth Williams Best Overall Sound – Pascal Beaudin / Luc Boudrias / Olivier Calvert Best Original Music – Benoit Charest Best Costumes – Mariane Carter Best Hairdresser – Richard Hansen “A Bottle in the Gaza Sea” received one […]



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Martin Villeneuve, first Quebecer invited to speak at a TED Conference

EMAfilms would like to congratulate director Martin Villeneuve for his invitation to participate in the TED 2013 conference which takes place in Long Beach California from February 25th to March 1st. Following a screening of Mars & Avril, Martin Villeneuve was approached by the curator of the TED conferences Chris Anderson. Mr. Anderson says that Mars & Avril is “among the most astonishing films of the last few years… using a great sensibility towards the ‘codes’ of science-fiction to explore a poetic and musical world.”



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Mars & Avril receive 4 nominations for the Canadian Screen Awards!

Congratulations to the entire team of Mars & Avril, which has received 4 nominations for the Canadian Screen Awards! The film is nominated in the following categories:
– ADAPTED SCREENPLAY: Martin Villeneuve
– ACHIEVEMENT IN MUSIC – ORIGINAL SCORE: Benoit Charest
– ACHIEVEMENT IN OVERALL SOUND: Olivier Calvert, Pascal Beaudin, Luc Boudrias, Daniel Bisson
– ACHIEVEMENT IN VISUAL EFFECTS: Carlos Monzon, Martin Belleau, Dominic Daigle, Nathalie Dupont, Gaël Hollard, Benoît Ladouceur, Viviane Levesque Bouchard, Jérémie Lodomez, Annie Normandin, Alexandra Vaillancourt



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WAR WITCH (Rebelle) nominated for an Oscar!

EMAfilms’ founder and president, Anne-Marie Gélinas, worked as Line Producer on War Witch (Rebelle), directed by Kim Nguyen and produced by Item7, which has been honoured with an Oscar nomination for “Best Foreign Language Film”.  Congratulations to the whole team!



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3 nominations for A Bottle in the Gaza Sea!

EMAfilms is proud to announce that the feature film A Bottle in the Gaza Sea has been honoured with 3 prestigious nominations for the 18th annual Prix des Lumières in France (the equivalent to the Golden Globe Awards in the US). The France/Canada/Israel co-production received nominations in the following categories… Read More.



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EMAfilms in Dubai!

EMAfilms is proud to participate in the 2012 Dubai Film Market. Producer Anne-Marie Gélinas was invited to the market to present EMAfilms’ latest projects in development.



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