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Deals: Cineflix Rights, Arcana Studio, PUP

Arcana Studio Vancouver-based comic publisher and animation company Arcana Studio has acquired two new animated titles: TV series Raven Tales and film Back to the Sea. Written by Chris Keintz (Tales of the First People, Vol I: Spirit Tales) and directed by Caleb...

The Next Big Time-Traveling Adventure

The Next Big Time-Traveling Adventure

Burnaby-based Arcana continues work on its most ambitious animated feature to date during a challenging year. An American teenager gets magically transported in time to the mysterious Chinese city of Sanxingdui and experiences a fantastic adventure in Heroes of the...

Interview With Actor Kiefer O’Reilly

Interview With Actor Kiefer O’Reilly

A few years ago, I was given the fabulous opportunity of interviewing a promising young man in the Vancouver film community, Kiefer O’Reilly. Thankfully, I was already familiar with his work on a couple of high-profile Hallmark projects, and it was a delight to...

Talent On Tap – Kiefer O’Reilly – Canada’s Young Rising Star

Talent On Tap – Kiefer O’Reilly – Canada’s Young Rising Star

Canada’s talent pool just keeps growing, literally. Child actors that have been in more films by the time they’re 12 than most directors have made in a career. I’m talking about acting phenom Kiefer O’Reilly, who started acting at the age of 4 and was recently cast to...

Arcana Studio adds new development, marketing leads

Arcana Studio adds new development, marketing leads

The comic book publisher and animation studio has named Lauren Gillies as head of development while Josh Hamelin will lead its ongoing marketing strategies. Arcana Studio has added a number of new faces to its production team as it forges ahead with remote production....