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73706_495424143967_6879788_nShot on location in Midland, Ontario,¬†¬†Daniel Perlmutter‘s Big News from Grand Rock is a comedy about journalist Leonard Crane who invents news stories based on old movies in an attempt to avoid¬†bankruptcy and attract readership and advertisers. ¬†His plan works until one of the tall tales is exposed by a big-city reporter. ¬†The film is nominated in three categories at the 16th Canadian Comedy Awards (the Beavers) which will be presented in Toronto on September 13th, 2015.

Perlmutter is a Toronto-based writer and filmmaker who crowd-funded the film using IndieGoGo.  The film stars Ennis Esmer, Meredith MacNeill, Kristin Booth, Peter Keleghan, Tammy Isbell, Leah Pinsent, Art Hindle, Aaron Ashmore and Gordon Pinsent.

Big News from Grand Rock is distributed by Ottawa-based Capital Motion Picture Group. ¬†Here’s the trailer.

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We have re-branded the festival. Please join us at the Ottawa CanadianūüćĀ Film Festival.

A 35-year-old woman fakes being pregnant to fit in with her friends in Preggoland, an indie comedy written by Sonja Bennett and directed by Jacob Tierney.  The film has enjoyed great reviews at the Toronto and Vancouver International Film Festivals and begins a theatrical run this month.

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