Terre Promise - Soirée de courts métrages le 30 mai!

Présenté exclusivement à l'Excentris le 30 mai à 20pm en présence des réalisateurs!

Bande-Annonce TERRE PROMISE - Soirée de courts métrages

Chaque personne tente de trouver une place où elle se sentira chez elle. Les Films du 3 Mars et Greenground Productions vous présentent Terre Promise, une séance qui réunit trois courts métrages canadiens témoignant de cette quête.

Everyone is searching for a place called home. Les Films du 3 Mars and GreenGround Productions present Terre Promise (Promised Land) showcasing three Canadian short films which depict this quest.

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Sanctuaire, d'Andreas Mendritzki
Une chanson d'hiver, d'Aonan Yang
Saison sèche, de Diego Rivera-Kohn

Pour plus d'informations: http://cinemaexcentris.com/Terre-promise
Événement Facebook: Terre Promise

À l'aube présenté en première au Festival du nouveau cinéma

Représentations le 13 et 15 Octobre 2012 à l'Excentris (01-10-12)

À l'aube poster officiel

Venez assister à la première de notre dernier court-métrage À l'aube d'Émilie Lemay, présenté en compétition au Festival du nouveau cinéma 2012.

La réalisatrice ainsi que l'équipe de production seront présents lors des 2 séances au Cinéma Excentris à la salle Fellini:

Le 13 Octobre 2012 à 15h40
Le 15 octobre 2012 à 21h20

Joignez-vous à l'événement facebook ici!

L'Incrédule premieres August 10th 2012!

Screenings from August 10th at Excentris and August 17th at Cineplex Forum (02-07-12)


Come out to support our first feature film, co-produced by Another City and GreenGround Productions, on Friday, August 10th at Excentris! Director Federico Hidalgo and crew will be in attendance.

SYNOPSIS:

Tomas et Sofia vivent à Montréal depuis longtemps, mais Sofia est nostalgique de l’Amérique latine. Un jour, ils se lient d'amitié avec Luisa et Mariano, arrivés ici récemment et qui se sentent à la dérive. 

Les quatre amis lancent une agence montréalaise de Charuflauta. Quand leurs premiers clients les appellent demandant de recevoir ce fameux service, il en découle une série de malentendus comiques.

95 min, V.O. espagnol, s.t. français

Join the Facebook event here!

Sudden Flashes of Light premieres at FIFA's 30th

Following an impressive turn out at its screening at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Santiago RuizTorres' film Sudden Flashes of Light will be premiering at the 30th anniversary of FIFA.

The International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA) is a non-profit organization devoted to the promotion and presentation of the finest productions on art and media art. An eleven-day competitive festival, it is the most important annual event of its kind in the world. FIFA has become a focal point for artists and artisans from the art and film communities, as well as for art and cinema enthusiasts.

Have a look at the trailer for Santiago's festival entry!

 

For more information on FIFA and showing times, visit www.artfifa.com.

Tao Gu's On the Way to the Sea gets Special Mention at RVCQ

On the Way to the Sea is turning out to be a bit of a festival favourite - and we couldn't be prouder of Tao! His film received a special mention at the RVCQ Festival.

We'll never get tired of congratulating our amazing team for their fantastic work.

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GreenGround rocked the RVCQ!

From February 15-26th, the 30th edition of Les Rendez-Vous de Cinema Quebecois took place in Montreal. We're proud to announce (okay, ecstatic!) that four of our films were shown at this year's festival. In addition, Aonan Yang's film Une Chanson D'Hiver was screened during the Programme Suggestion du Chef. Another accolade for Aonan!

Our overall success at the RVCQ this year pleased us so much, we threw a party to celebrate all our filmmakers, partners, supporters, and colleagues. We want to thank everyone who came out to celebrate with us!

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Une Chanson d'Hiver receives Movieola Award

Aonan Yang's Une Chanson D'Hiver (A Winter Song) received the Movieola Best Short Film award at the Reel Asian International Film Festival in Toronto, held in November 2011. The Movieola award provides Aonan's film the opportunity for broadcast on the Movieola channel. Congratulations, Aonan!

Keep your eyes trained on the Movieola channel to see Aonan's fantastic short film.

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GreenGround is proud to announce that Tao Gu's film, On the Way to the Sea, has won 3 new awards at film festivals around the world!

The film won Best Director's Award af the Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival - Curta Cinema 2011, as well as winning the international competition at the Cortopotere short film festival 2011, and finally winning the Grand Prix at the Signes De Nuit film festival..

On behalf of the GreenGround team - Congratulations Tao!

Come see Aonan Yang's film Une Chanson D'Hiver April 19th!

Screening at 7pm at the NFB Theatre on Saint-Denis (06-04-11)

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GreenGround invites you to join us at the screening of Aonan Yang's latest film, Une Chanson D'Hiver. The film screens at 7pm at the NFB Theatre on Saint-Denis and will be followed by a reception. Come out and support local Canadian cinema. Hope to see you there!

Full details below:

When: Tuesday April 19th, 2011
Doors open at 6:30pm Screening at 7:00pm
Where: NFB Theatre / 2nd Floor of CineRobotheque
1564 Saint-Denis Street
Montreal, QC

Special Jury Prize for On the Way to the Sea at Clermont Fest!

Tao Gu's film wins special jury prize at the Clermont Ferrand short film fest (14-02-11)

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On the Way to the Sea has won the Special Jury Prize at the Clermont Ferrand short film festival. Up against heavy competition, the Grand Prix went to legendary Canadian filmmaker Guy Maddin and the public's prize went to Belgium's Oscar-nominated film Suiker.

For more information on our film at the film festival, take a look here. For a complete list of the winners, check here.

GreenGround at 2011 Berlinale European Film Market

Producer Aonan Yang selected by Telefilm Canada to attend fest (18-01-11)

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GreenGround's producer Aonan Yang has been selected by Telefilm Canada to attend the 61st Berlinale, Berlin's international film fest. He will be there to finance Jacquelyn Mills' project The Old Woman and the Wave.

For more information you can contact Aonan directly at 0176 3768-0895 during the festival, or via email here.

For more information about the European Film Market, click here. For more information on GreenGround's presence at the fest check here.

On the Way to the Sea at 40th Rotterdam Fest + TIFF top 10!

Tao Gu's film selected for the International Film Festival Rotterdam, 2011 (06-01-11)

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Tao Gu's film On the Way to the Sea will be playing in the 40th International Film Festival Rotterdam.

For more info on tickets, check here.

GreenGround is also proud to announce that TIFF has listed On the Way to the Sea in its Top Ten Shorts of 2010. Take a look at the list here.

On the Way to the Sea is going the 2011 Sundance Film Fest!

Tao Gu's film will be playing in the New Frontier Section! (12-12-10)

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Tao Gu's film On the Way to the Sea will be playing in the 2011 Sundance Film Festival in the New Frontiers section.

Tickets to Sundance '11 can be purchased here. For showtimes and more information about Tao's film, look here.

Principal photography wraps on Sanctuaire

Andreas Mendritzki's film enters post production for a 2011 release (22-11-10)

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GreenGround has wrapped shooting on Andreas' Mendritzki's film Sanctuaire. Acclaimed stage and screen actor Gabriel Arcand stars. Post production is underway for a 2011 release.

Check back for updates!

Second Lendemain is Live on TV5's website!

Nguyen-Anh Nguyen's web series premieres with 5 episodes (21-10-10)

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GreenGround is proud to announce the premiere of Nguyen-Anh Nguyen's web-series Un Second Lendemain. It is now live on the Fonds TV5 website! A version with English subtitles will be available soon, so stay tuned for more info.

Check out the series here. Enjoy!

GreenGround at TIFF 2010

Screening and sales of filmmaker Tao Gu's latest project (01-09-10)

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Tao Gu's experimental documentary On the Way to the Sea will be playing at the Short Cuts Canada program at Jackson Hall AGO. 

Press and Industry Screening: September 9th, 2010 at 12:00PM
Public screening: September 12th, 2010 at 2:30PM and September 13th at 4:00PM

For more info please visit the TIFF page.

Second Lendemain Teaser Trailer

A teaser trailer for Greenground's upcoming web series! (26-08-10)

 

Second Lendemain has finished post production and will premiere on fonds.tv5.ca sometime in October 2010!

A Winter Night Endurance wraps principal photography

Short film begins post-production for impending release (04/07/10)

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GreenGround Productions has wrapped principal photography on the Sodec and Canada Arts Council supported project Winter Night Endurance, directed by Aonan Yang.

GreenGround goes Web 2.0!

Check us out on your favourite social networking websites. (03/07/10)

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GreenGround Productions is proud to announce an expanded network of friends, colleagues, and artists via Facebook and Twitter. Connect with us and share. We'll be posting updates about our projects, some more information about our filmmakers, and links to completed projects.

Visit us on Facebook here and follow us on Twitter here.

Concordia University 35mm Alumni Retrospective

Special film screening event at the NFB Theatre: Monday, January 11th at 7h30pm. (05/01/10)

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GreenGround Productions and the Foreground Filmmakers Collective will be presenting the best 35mm prints to come out of Concordia's Mel Hoppenheim School of cinema in recent years.  The free screening event will consist of a program of short films produced by Concordia students, professors and alumni – all projected on 35mm.

Admission is free, however, Montreal documentary filmmaker and member of the Foreground collective Irene Boleda will be on hand to raise funds for her latest project, Carnavaleando, which is to be shot later this year in Argentina.  

The screening is set for 7:30 pm at the NFB theatre, 1564 St. Denis Street, Montreal. It will be followed by an after-party at a nearby location to the theatre.

Read the press release here. Join the facebook event here.

Help finance Carnavaleando the documentary.

Website for upcoming documentary to be shot in Argentina is online and open for crowd-funding. (20/11/09)

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This documentary will follow the lives of two young Argentine women, Paula Acreche and Celiana Spaventa. As part of the “post dictatorship” middle class, they have decided to return to Argentina after living abroad for many years. The film will travel with these passionate and extroverted women as they seek to reconnect with their cultural heritage and search for their place in Argentina’s present day. With this motivation in mind, the Paula and Celiana will participate in the annual pre-harvest Carnaval spanning Northwestern Argentina.

You can invest or donate to help the production of this independent documentary.

Fear of Snakes wins $10 000 Poetry Foundation Prize

(09/11/09)

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CHICAGO — The Poetry Foundation and Facets Multi-Media are proud to announce that Fear of Snakes, by filmmaker Andreas Mendritzki, is the winner of the second annual Poetry Film Prize. The prize awards $10,000 to a filmmaker whose use of verse in film opens new artistic vistas and inspires children to appreciate poetry. [...]

Read the rest of the press release here.

GreenGround Projects Section is Online

(12/09/09)


GreenGround Projects

View a lineup of the current films we are working on and their development stage in the projects section of the website.

GreenGround at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival

Present at the festival and most important industry events of TIFF (09/09/09)

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GreenGround Productions will be attending the 2009 Toronto Film Festival in partnership with Infotainment China - China's premier private production company. We are actively looking for co-production and distribution opportunites for feature length projects such as The Old Woman and the Wave, directed by Jacquelyn Mills or The May Flower by Tao Gu. We will be in Toronto from September 9th-20th.

Fear of Snakes and My Name is Tuan at CICFF '09

The Chicago International Children's Film Festival welcomes two GreenGround Productions (05/08/09)

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Fear of Snakes by Andreas Mendritzki and My Name is Tuan by Nguyen-Anh Nguyen were invited to the 26th Chicago International Children's Film Festival, North America's largest and most celebrated film festival devoted to films for and by kids - and the only oscar-qualifying children's film festival in the world. They will be attending the event between October 26th and November 1st.

 

 

 

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05/01/11
Tao Gu's film On The Way to the Sea has been selected to play in the Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival, the most prestigious documentary film festival in the world. It's held once every two years in Japan.

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25/01/11
Tao Gu's film On The Way to the Sea and GreenGround are mentioned in The Globe and Mail's coverage of the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.

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18/01/11
Tao Gu's film On The Way to the Sea will be playing at 33rd Annual Clermont Short Film Festival.

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22/11/10
GreenGround needs YOUR help! We're looking for a CGI artist (2D/3D, compositing) to collaborate with on our upcoming projects. Please send all inquiries here.

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13/11/09
The Canadian Embassy in Beijing is proud to announce that five Canadian entries, including For Wendy by Jacquelyn Mills, have won the International “Gold Panda” Awards at the 2009 edition of the Sichuan TV Festival (SCTVF), held from November 6 to 8, 2009 in Chengdu, China.

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08/08/09
Sanctuary, a film by Andreas Mendritzki receives production support from Quebec's Council for the Arts.

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28/10/08
GreenGround is financing the rewrite of Native Speakers Only by Miriam Rose Waterman, in collaboration with Infotainment China.

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28/10/08
GreenGround began development and financing for The Old Woman and the Wave, a feature film written by award winning filmmaker Jacquelyn Mills.

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02/09/08
My Name is Tuan, directed by Nguyen-Anh Nguyen, is in competition at the RCI/Viva Migr@tions Film Festival. It will aslo tour in different cities in North and South America. Its next screenings will be in Halifax and New York City.

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30/08/08
Andreas’s short film Sanctuaire was recently accepted into SODEC’s Jeunes Créateurs program, providing financial support for the film as the screenwriting process continues...