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Santa Jr

Series consists of records documenting the creative and financial activities of this project. The project was a potential feature film. This series contains a proposed budget and a script.

Martin Bridge: Ready for Takeoff!

Series comprises records regarding the development, writing, publishing and reception of Jessica Scott Kerrin's first children's book and the first in her Martin Bridge series, published by Kids Can Press. Records types include correspondence; print and electronic versions of manuscripts; resource materials and style guides; and published reviews.

Title Shot : The Life and Times of Sam Langford

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, legal, and publicity and marketing activities of this project. The project was a potential made-for-television movie based on the story of the black boxer from Weymouth, Nova Scotia in the early 1900s. This series contains agreements, applications, biographies, a budget, correspondence, a cost report, research, one-sheets, an outline, schedules, script notes, and scripts.

And I Loved them Madly

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, and financial activities of this project. The project was a potential feature film to be based on the novel of the same name by Matthew Parkhill. This series contains biographies, correspondence, a script, notes, a draft budget, and location images.

The Beastery

Series consists of records documenting the creative activities of this project. The project was a potential co-production with Lion Share Pictures of an action film developed by Pinewood Studios, written by Frank Graves in 1995. The series includes one script.

Tineke's Art

Series consists of records documenting the creative activities of this project. The project was a potential feature film about a young man who is cloned from Vincent Van Gogh and seeks the truth of his own existence. This series includes a script.

The River King

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, legal, production, and publicity and marketing activities of this project. This feature film, based on best-selling novelist Alice Hoffman's book The River King, is a mystery thriller about small town cops called in to investigate the death of an elite prep school student. The 110-minute drama was filmed in and around Halifax, co-produced by imX, written by Alice Hoffman (novel) and David Kane (screenplay), and directed by Nick Willing. The cast starred Edward Burns, Jennifer Ehle, Rachelle Lefevre, and John Kapelos. This series contains agreements, applications, biographies, budgets, call sheets, cast lists, cast photographs, clearances, contact lists, correspondence, crew lists, daily production reports, director's notes, film posters, financial statements, a Genie award application, location and production stills and transparencies, marketing plans, music rights, press releases, press kits, set design sketches, shooting scripts, and video recordings.

Travelling Medicine Show

Series consists of records documenting the administrative and creative activities of this project. This potential fantasy feature film was about a boy, Akiva, who lives in a world addicted to a "miracle" drug. Akiva must find the secret of the only antidote to the drug in his new home: Dr. Theo's Travelling Medicine Show and Circus. This series contains correspondence, a script, and a one-sheet.

Wise Girls

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, legal, and production activities of this project. A service production by imX, this comedy feature film was directed by David Anspaugh, written by John Meadows, and starred Mira Sorvino and Mariah Carey as waitresses who become entangled with the mob. This series contains agreements, call sheets, correspondence, daily production reports, and financial information.

Rilla-my-Rilla

Series contains records for a play manuscript by Catherine Banks based on L.M. Montgomery's Rilla of Ingleside.

My Little Eye

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, legal, production, and publicity and marketing activities of this project. This feature film was co-produced by imX with Working Title for Universal in 2002. It was directed by Marc Evan, written by David Hilton, and produced by Jon Finn. This series contains agreements, biographies, a budget, call sheets, a camera equipment list, incorporation documents, film posters, scripts, schedules, and video recordings.

For Better or For Worse

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, legal, production, and publicity and marketing activities of this project. This animated series for television presents a humourous, incisive, and endearing portrayal of a modern suburban family. It was based on Lyn Johnston's popular Canadian cartoon strip. The television series was co-produced by imX, broadcast by Teletoon, and consisted of sixteen episodes, each of which were eleven minutes in length. This series contains agreements, applications, cast and crew lists, correspondence, incorporation documents, press releases, production stills, scripts, schedules, a series outline, syndication histories, and video recordings.

The Red Glove

Series consists of records documenting the legal activities of this project. The project was a potential short film written by Joel Kristopher Bennett about a teenage girl who bears the outward signs of abuse but is actually a boxer. This series contains a writer's agreement and a script.

McBeth's

Series consists of records documenting the administrative and financial activities of this project. The feature film was eventually produced and released by another production company in 2001 as Scotland, Pa. This series contains correspondence and a proposed budget.

Latitudes

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, legal, production, and publicity and marketing activities of this project. This documentary series about competitive boat racing and extreme sailing was developed by imX. A pilot episode was completed but a sponsor could not be organized, so the project was ultimately dropped. This series contains agreements, applications, biographies, a budget, correspondence, marketing strategies and a distribution plan, one-sheets, photographs, a pitch package, reports, research, a schedule, a storyboard, a synopsis, documentation on website development, and a video recording.

Seats 3A & 3C

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, legal, production, and publicity and marketing activities of Seats 3A & 3C productions. This innovative film series tells contemporary stories in low-budget, digital, feature-film formats developed and entirely owned by Imagex. There are four films in this series: Dragonwheel, Love that Boy, Past Perfect, and The Wild Dogs.

Dragonwheel, a romantic comedy set in Halifax, Mexico City, Barcelona, Tokyo, and on flights in between, was the directorial debut of Tricia Fish, writer of New Waterford Girl. Fish also wrote the screenplay. Dragonwheel starred Graham Gavine and Krista MacDonald.

Love That Boy tells the quirky story of an over-achieving, soon-to-be college graduate improbably falling in love with her 14-year-old neighbour. The 85-minute drama was written by Andrea Dorfman and Jennifer Deyell, directed by Andrea Dorfman, and starred Nadia Litz, Adrien Dixon, Nicki Barnett, PJ Crosby, and Dax Ravina.

Past Perfect follows two passengers sitting in adjoining seats, Seats 3a and 3c, on a flight from Vancouver to Halifax who fall in love and then meet two years later. The film was the directorial debut for Daniel MacIvor, who also wrote the script. The 82-minute drama's cast included Daniel McIvor, Rebecca Jenkins, and Maury Chaykin. Past Perfect won the award for Outstanding Performance as an actor at the Atlantic Film Festiva in 2002.

The Wild Dogs is set and photographed in contemporary Bucharest and brings together the stories of a reluctant city dog-catcher, a diplomat's wife, and a visiting Canadian pornographer. It was directed and written by Thom Fitzgerald, who also played a leading on-camera role. The 97-minute drama starred Alberta Watson, David Hayman, Rachel Blanchard, Thom Fitzgerald, and Mihai Calota. It won awards at the 2002 Atlantic Film Festival for Best Canadian Feature, Best Direction, Excellence in Sound Design, and Excellence in Editing.

This series contains agreements, applications, budgets, cast lists, clearances, correspondence, credits, crew biographies, crew lists, day files and video footage, dialogue transcriptions, financial records, marketing plans, outlines, photographic stills and transparencies, a pitch package, press kits, production reports, release prints, research, schedules, scripts, sound notes, sub-titling, treatments, video recordings, and website development plans.

Perseverance

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, legal, production, and publicity and marketing activities of this project. Released as A Lobster Tale, this feature film tells the story of an impoverished Maine lobster fisherman who discovers a handful of glowing seaweed that heals various ailments and the dilemmas about what will be done with the discovery. Perseverance was directed by Adam Massey, written by Court Crandall, and starred Colm Meaney, Alberta Watson, and Graham Greene. This series contains agreements, biographies, a budget, correspondence, location stills, research notes, schedules, scripts, and one-sheets.

Love, Sex and Eating the Bones

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, legal, production, and publicity and marketing activities of this project. This feature film is set in the contemporary black urban underground of Toronto and focuses on a man in the early stages of a relationship with a woman while trying to overcome his addiction to pornography. The 100-minute romantic comedy was co-produced by imX, written and directed by David Sutherland, and starred Hill Harper and Marlyne Afflack. This series contains agreements, a budget, correspondence, daily production sheets, a marketing plan, a project summary, a proposal, producer's notes, a public relations packet, readers' reports, scripts, schedules, a synopsis, and test screening data.

One Love

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, and legal activities of this project. The project was a potential feature film based on the script by Tom Gallant that has now been published as A Hard Chance - Sailing into the Heart of Love. This series contains agreements, biographies, correspondence, one-sheet publicity promotion, script notes, and a synopsis.

Julie Walking Home

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, legal, production, and publicity and marketing activities of this project. This feature film was a Canada/Poland/Germany co-production under the direction of Agniezska Holland. It stars Miranda Otto and Lothaire Bluteau. The film is a 118-minute drama that tells the story of a woman finding a cure for the inoperable cancer of her son and, simultaneously, a new love and meaning for her life. This series contains agreements, applications, biographies, budgets, a cast list, a credit list, crew lists, correspondence, electronic press kits, day files, music cue sheets, press releases and other materials, production stills, schedules, scripts, and video recordings.

Lawyers in Love

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, legal, and production activities of this project. This potential feature film was to tell the story of a contemporary married couple, both lawyers, wanting to escape from their marriage. As they finalize the details of their separation at their Cape Cod summer home, murder becomes the simpler solution. This series contains agreements, applications, biographies, budgets, cast lists, correspondence, scripts, a synopsis, and video recordings.

Songs In Ordinary Time

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, legal, and production activities of this project. Based on the novel of the same name by Mary McGarry Morris, this made-for-television film was directed by Rod Holcomb. The screenplay was written by Malcolm MacRury and starred Sissy Spacek, Beau Bridges, and Keir Dullea. This series contains agreements, an audit report, a cast list, correspondence, daily production reports, day lists, incorporation documents, notes, payroll documentation, screenplays, and scripts.

Elephant Winter

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, legal, and publicity and marketing activities of this project. Based on the novel by Kim Echlin of the same title, this potential feature film is the story of the elephants and elephant keeper on a wildlife farm allowing a woman to deal with her life. This series contains agreements, applications, a budget, correspondence, contracts, scripts, a synopsis, and a one-sheet.

The Pilot's Wife

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, legal, production, and publicity and marketing activities of this project. One of imX’s service productions, this made-for-television movie was directed by Robert Markowitz, written by Anita Shreve (based on her novel) and Christine Berardo, and starred Christine Lahti and Campbell Scott. This series contains agreements, budgets, call sheets, camera tests, clearances, correspondence, crew lists, day lists, daily production reports, incorporation documents, insurance documents, payroll documentation, releases, and video recordings.

Weight of Water

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, legal, production, and publicity and marketing activities of this project. This feature film, based on Anita Shreve's novel of the same name, was co-produced by imX and Miracle Pictures for Canal+ in 1999. It was directed by Kathryn Bigelow and starred Sean Penn, Elizabeth Hurley, Catherine McCormack, and Sarah Polley. This series contains agreements, applications, biographical information, a budget memo, cast lists, correspondence, cost reports, crew lists, film posters, schedules, scripts, a storyboard, a treatment, and video recordings.

Love Bytes

Series contains records from a 1999 production of Love Bytes mounted at Jest in Time Theatre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Love Bytes is a one-scene play by Catherine Banks.

After Dresden

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, legal, and publicity and advertising activities relating to this project. This potential dramatic feature film was developed with writer David Vainola. It was about a young man searching for his family and his home, taking up residence in a family estate in rural England without revealing his identity. This series contains correspondence, development agreement working files, development schedule, notes, reports, scripts, synopses, and one-sheets.

Helix Animation

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, legal, and publicity and marketing activities of this group. This is the branch of imX Communications that operated an animation studio in Halifax and in Sydney. The series contains accounting records, agreements, auditor's reports and financial statements, a company outline, a company publicity profile, correspondence, employment records, management reports, and project materials.

Publicity and reviews

Series contains records regarding publicity and reviews of Morrissey's work as well as press items regarding her life. The types of records included here are predominantly newspaper clippings and magazine articles.

Clothesline Patch

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, legal, production, and publicity and marketing activities of this project. This half-hour television program, written by Donna Morrisey and directed by Mary Lewis, was a coming-of-age tale of a girl in 1960s Newfoundland. It received the 2002 Gemini Award for Best Dramatic Short Program. This series contains agreements, correspondence, a credit list, a production schedule, screening copies, video recordings, a script, a one-sheet, and a press kit.

East of the Moon

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, and legal activities of this project. The project was a potential feature film set in Second World War Iceland in a place where the villagers' belief in the "hidden people" of Icelandic mythology foil military attempts to build a look-out. This series contains agreements, a budget, a cast list, correspondence, a pitch, a one-sheet, reports, a synopsis, and scripts.

Una Casa con Vista al Mar

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, legal, production, publicity, and marketing activities of this project. This Spanish-language drama (with English sub-titles) was a Venezuela/Spain/Canada co-production set in the foothills of the Andes. It tells the story of a widowed father and son surviving amidst the cruelty of their neighbours. The 93-minute drama was written and directed by the Venezuelan director Alberto Arvelo and featured the Canadian actor Gabriel Arcand. The cast also included Imanol Arias and Leandro Arvelo. It won awards at film festivals in Biarritz, Huelva, Havana, Mons, Cartagena, and Friburg and was selected as Venezuela's official entry for Best Foreign Language Film at the Academy Awards in 2002. This series contains agreements, applications, biographies, correspondence, a Cannes festival guide, cast and crew lists, character descriptions, a production budget, credits, a dubbing master, electronic press kits, a film pitch, incorporation documents, a marketing and release strategy, negatives and print film, posters, press releases, production stills, release prints, schedules, scripts, a synopsis, trailers, and video recordings.

Les Deux Charles

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, and legal activities of this project. The project was a potential two-part television movie based on Alfred Silver's novel Acadia that was to tell the story of Charles de la Tour and Charles d'Aulnay and their historical battles to gain control of Acadie in the 17th century. This series contains agreements, applications, biographies, a budget, correspondence, a distribution plan, one-sheets, outlines, schedules, and scripts.

Matthew

Series consists of records documenting the administrative activities of this project. The project was a potential animated television program for children. This series contains correspondence about the production.

The Movies Come to Gull Point

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, and legal activities of this project. The project was a potential feature film based on a combination of Will R. Bird short stories, including the title story. It was to focus on a fictional Newfoundland village in 1915 and three local boys who are drawn into the First World War. This series contains agreements, applications, biographies, a budget, correspondence, the original story, outlines, production notes, research materials, one-sheets, scripts, and schedules.

House of Mirth

Series consists of records documenting the administrative activities of this project. The project was a potential feature in co-production with the South African Film Finance Corporation based on the Edith Wharton novel of the same name. This series contains the slate package.

Stanley's Palace

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, and legal activities of this project. The project was a potential television series in co-production with Sienna Films in Ontario that did not go ahead with a distributor/broadcast commitment. This series contains agreements, applications, biographies, correspondence, outlines and proposals, reports, schedules, scripts, and treatments.

Stay Tooned

Series consists of records documenting the administrative activities of this project. The project was a potential thirty-minute animated television sketch-comedy series in the vein of Saturday Night Live and Politoons. This series contains correspondence and development applications.

Shelter

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, and legal activities of this project. The project was a potential co-production with the company A Little Something Productions Inc. of a television pilot thirty minutes in length. This series contains agreements, a budget, correspondence, scripts, a treatment, a production cost report, and video recordings.

The Sickle and the Stranger

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, and legal activities of this project. This series contains agreements, correspondence, scripts, and a synopsis.

Buddy and Hoss

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, and legal activities of this project. Developed by David Abitson, this animation project was centred on two auto mechanics and the world of car racing. It remained in pre-development and was never brought to production. This series contains agreements, applications, biographies, budget development, correspondence, character and set sketches, a storyboard, one-sheets, a synopsis, and treatments.

The Greg Malone Show

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, and legal activities of this project. This potential thirty-minute television situational comedy series is about the star of a comedy show and his on-air and off-air adventures as a homosexual. It was developed by Greg Malone, formerly of CODCO, with imX. This series contains agreements, applications, potential cast and crew lists, a working budget and cost reports, a series overview, and draft scripts.

Stolen Lives

Series consists of records documenting the administrative, creative, financial, and legal activities of this project. This made-for-television movie, based on the life of international womanizer and swindler Albert Walker, was developed by imX with all rights sold to Alliance and Atlantis, where it was completed and broadcast as A.K.A The Albert Walker Story. The movie was based on the stage play by Peter Colley. This series contains agreements, biographies, character profiles, correspondence, notes, play reviews and a script, a synopsis, scripts, and a treatment.
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