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Kickstarter Coming to CanadaSome exciting news for our friends up North: Kickstarter is coming to Canada. The crowdfunding giant’s last expansion was into the UK, and we wondered where they’d go next — and now we know. Kickstarter broke the news on Twitter this morning, saying that they will be open to Canada-based  projects sometime this summer. For all of our Canadian indie filmmakers and creatives, as well as the rest of us who are excited to see the great projects and films that are going to be made as a result of this, hit the jump for more info. More »

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Paramount ExpansionJust when you thought filmmaking was migrating to the seemingly greener grass of independent film studios, a peculiar thing occurs: 3 major Hollywood studios, Disney, NBCUniversal, and Paramount are reported to have massive, long-term studio expansions in the works. In light of lower film counts and production going elsewhere, why are these studios initiating the “most aggressive growth spurt in recent Hollywood memory” and what, if anything, does this mean for independent film? More »