Search Results

35 results for "Rude"

  • RUDE

    Production

    Rude is a surreal, vivid triptych of three characters struggling for redemption on an Easter weekend in a stylized inner-city. Maxine, a successful window dresser,...

  • CFC Celebrates National Canadian Film Day with Free Online Screening of CFC Features' “RUDE”

    News Item

    On Wednesday, April 29, 2015, CFC will proudly support National Canadian Film Day with a special online screening event of RUDE, the second feature film to be developed, executive produced and financed through CFC Features. This was the first feature film from writer/director and CFC al...

  • Damon D'Oliveira

    Alumni

    As an independent producer, Damon D'Oliveira has been responsible for bringing to screen some of Canada's most innovative feature films - RUDE, LOVE COME DOWN, "H" and LIE WITH ME. D'Oliveira's films have been distributed internationally and have been selected for festivals around the world including...

  • Clement Virgo

    Alumni

    ...nd), world-premiered at the 2007 Berlin Film Festival as a Special Presentation in the Panorama Section, then sold to over 40 countries. Virgo’s first feature, RUDE (1995), premiered at Cannes as an Official Selection in the Un Certain Regard Programme. THE PLANET OF JUNIOR BROWN (1997) earned Virgo an Emmy nomination for...

  • Karen A. King

    Alumni

    Engagement, Enhancement and Excellence! Karen's win-win bottom up diversity strategies fly in the face of the top down philosophy that has limited progress...

  • Celebrate Black Excellence on Screen with CFC Alumni Films at TIFF’s Black Star Retrospective

    News Item

    Catch a number of CFC alumni films screening as part of TIFF's Black Star Retrospective, which runs from November 3 to December 22, 2017.

  • ​CFC Celebrates Black History Month With Special Guest - Acclaimed Filmmaker Spike Lee

    News Item

    In celebration of Black History Month and presented by TD, CFC and Clement Virgo are pleased to host a special evening in conversation with acclaimed...

  • CFC Celebrates Damon D’Oliveira, Clement Virgo and Acclaimed Conquering Lion Pictures with Fourth Annual CFC Award for Creative Excellence

    Press Release

    ...the 1992 film residency program. They went on to produce the award-winning Save My Lost Nigga’ Soul through the CFC’s Short Film Program, before next making Rude with CFC Features (D’Oliveira produced, Virgo wrote and directed). Rude debuted a success at Cannes’ Un Certain Regard, and put Conquering Lion Pictures, the p...

  • World Premiere of CFC Comedy 'PUBLIC SCHOOLED' Screens at 2017 Toronto International Film Festival

    Press Release

    World Premiere of CFC Comedy 'PUBLIC SCHOOLED' Screens at 2017 Toronto International Film Festival Clement Virgo’s groundbreaking CFC feature 'RUDE' also screening during festival in TIFF Cinematheque Programme Toronto, August 9, 2017 – The Canadian Film Centre (CFC) is proud to announce CFC Features’...

  • Festival Watch: September & October 2017

    News Item

    Look out for CFC Features' PUBLIC SCHOOLED and RUDE at various festivals this fall, as well as CFC short films HIS NAME IS WILLY and IMPOSTER.

  • Close-Up: Conquering Lion Pictures

    News Item

    A profile of CFC alumni and company co-founders, Damon D’Oliveira and Clement Virgo.

  • ​Don Carmody Joins Distinguished Line-up of 2010 CFC Film Mentors

    News Item

    The CFC (Canadian Film Centre) is delighted to welcome the 2010 mentors on board to support and nurture Canada's next generation of talented filmmakers.

  • Al Magee

    Mentor

    ...over 50 feature film credits, Magee began as a writer and story editor on independent Canadian feature film on breakouts like Roadkill and Highway 61, Cube and Rude. As a trainer and mentor, Magee has been the CFC’s Professional in Residence for 20 years and designed and delivered multiple programs for the CFC, NSI,...

  • In Celebration of Black History Month, TD, CFC and Clement Virgo Present: 'An Evening with Pam Grier'

    Press Release

    ...l accolades include being voted one of the ten most powerful women in the country by Elle Canada, playing the title character in Clement Virgo's breakout film, Rude, and receiving Gemini and Leo nominations for hosting duties on the CBC Television show "ZeD".Clement Virgo – Co-presenterDirector Clement Virgo has received...

  • Damon D’Oliveira and Clement Virgo of Conquering Lion Pictures Receive the 2017 CFC Award for Creative Excellence

    News Item

    Conquering Lion Pictures received a much-deserved roar of applause from the screen-based entertainment industry yesterday evening, as founders Damon D’...

  • Get Your Film Made with CFC Features

    News Item

    Are you a first-, second-, or third-time Canadian filmmaker looking for a unique opportunity to advance your script and produce your feature film project in...

  • Damon D'Oliveira

    Mentor

    ...veira Producer Producer Damon D’Oliveira has been responsible for bringing to screen some of Canada’s more innovative feature films – Poor Boy’s Game, RUDE, Love Come Down, H, Proteus and Lie With Me. Under the umbrella of production companies, Conquering Lion Pictures (with partner Clement Virgo) and Flimshow Inc...

  • ALUMNI Testimonials and HIGHLIGHTS

    Program

    ...ng co-created the award-winning television series  Orphan Black. He has also written the television movies Lucky Girl and Crazy Canucks. RUDE writer/director Clement Virgo (’93) and co-producer Damon D’Oliveira ('91) continue to work together as some of Canada’s foremost creators. Their work after RU...

  • MOLLY MAXWELL Opens in Toronto April 19

    Press Release

    ...Rich Aucoin.Since 1992, CFC Features has produced 21 feature films including:Cube, Nurse.Fighter.Boy., The Dark Hours, Siblings, 19 Months, Khaled,The Uncles, Rude, and Blood & Donuts, as well as the upcoming CFC Features, Old Stock, Rhymes for Young Ghouls, and Cruel & Unusual.

  • Justine Whyte

    Staff Member

    ...creative development of over 45 projects, and the actual production, marketing and distribution of 21 theatrical feature films, including; BLOOD & DONUTS, RUDE, HOUSE, SHOEMAKER, CUBE, CLUTCH, THE UNCLES, THE ART OF WOO, KHALED, 19 MONTHS, SHOW ME, THE DARK HOURS, SIBLINGS, NURSE.FIGHTER.BOY, OLD STOCK and MOLLY MAXWE...

  • The 2017 CFC Annual BBQ Fundraiser: Celebrating a Record-Breaking Year of CFC Alumni at TIFF ‘17

    News Item

    On Sunday, September 10, 2017, we hosted the CFC Annual BBQ Fundraiser, where roughly 2000 guests from the screen entertainment industry gathered...

  • CFC Features’ CLAIRE, FROM THE BUS Aims to Showcase Strong Female Voices

    News Item

    CLAIRE, FROM THE BUS, Canadian Film Centre’s (CFC) latest project selected to participate in CFC Features, is supported by the presence of both strong female...

  • ​CFC Alumni Bolster CanCon at TIFF 2017

    Press Release

    ...is a House, edited by Robert Swartz, will World Premiere as part of TIFF’s documentary lineup.As previously announced, CFC Features’ groundbreaking 1995 drama RUDE, written and directed by CFC alumnus Clement Virgo and produced by fellow alumni Damon D’Oliveira and Karen King, will receive an encore screening at TIFF as p...

  • ​Cameras Set to Roll on CFC Feature 'OLD STOCK'

    News Item

    Canadian Film Centre (CFC) is pleased to announce that principal photography will begin next week on OLD STOCK, the 18th feature film production developed...