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Shark Week sees Nissan develop mini-doc on stunt

The automotive company has turned one of its vehicles into a shark tank, and documented the transformation for custom Shark Week content.

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Amberwood’s Wolf Joe in development with TVO

The concept for the series was devised by Alexander Bar, creator of Mike the Knight (pictured).

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Production begins on season six of Mr. D

The series, produced by Topsail Productions and Gerard ADHD Entertainment, is currently shooting in Halifax.

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Photo Gallery: CFC Garden Party 2016

A selection of pictures from the Canadian Film Centre’s Annual Garden Party.

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Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs June 6 to 12, 2016

Zootopia tops the DVD chart for the week of June 6 to 12, followed by Deadpool at #2 and 13 Hours at #3.

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CMF awards $8.1M through Francophone Minority Program

This round of funding is awarded to 23 television and digital media projects from across the country.

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CRTC’s Raj Shoan dismissed from office

Updated: Raj Shoan has released a statement indicating he will appeal the government’s decision.

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Specialty check-in: ads down, subscribers up

How the top channels and industry overall fared in 2015, according to the CRTC’s report.

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Deals: levelFILM, CPAC, DHX, Corus, Lionsgate

Toronto’s levelFILM has acquired the Canadian rights to Stephen Dorff-starrer The Debt (pictured) and doc Out of Print, plus more deals of the week.

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Creative BC, CMPA-BC launch TV scriptwriter intern program

The initiative aims to support the development of emerging TV scriptwriters in British Columbia.

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Photo Gallery: 2016 Spotlight Awards

A selection of photos from Women in Film and Television Vancouver’s Spotlight Awards held this week at the Performance Works arts theatre.

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Pay more attention to IoT, E&Y warns media cos

Media companies need to step up their game and tap into the world of connected devices (and personalized advertising), according to the report.

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Spin Master inks raft of new licensing deals

The company has announced the launch of several toy lines for fall 2016, including Powerpuff Girls (pictured) and Popples.

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Kids’ CBC to rebrand

As part of a winter rebrand to CBC Kids, the Canadian pubcaster will introduce new content, hosts, and part ways with veteran presenter Patty Sullivan (pictured).

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Blue Ant puts its Brojects to work in VR

The media co is dipping its toe into the virtual space with a set of new videos.