Who jumped to Sportnet from CBC for NHL TV coverage?

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The Rogers Media sports channel unveiled in all 39 hosts, play-by-play announcers, analysts and reporters to cover the 2014/15 NHL season.



eOne acquires Force Four Entertainment

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eOne’s footprint in the Canadian production landscape increases yet again with the announcement that it has acquired Vancouver-based producer Force Four Entertainment. (Force Four’s Seed pictured.)



TIFF expands industry programming with Vimeo deal

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The new partnership will see the launch of the Vimeo Industry Convergence Centre, to be housed in the CBC building. (TIFF industry office director Justin Cutler pictured.)



BravoFACT invests $243K across 8 shorts

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Projects selected to receive grants include Jonathan Bronfman’s AFK and Inga Dievulyte’s Eligible.



Xavier Dolan’s Mommy to screen in Telluride

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The Cannes Jury Award co-winner is the lone Canadian film to screen in Utah before shifting to TIFF as a “Toronto” premiere.



Pacific Northwest Pictures acquires Leap 4 Your Life

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Gary Hawe’s Vancouver-shot mockumentary is headed straight to VOD after a festival run.



How deep will California bite into Canada with tax credit hike?

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Hollywood is getting an extended and expanded $330 million-a-year incentive program to keep film and TV production in Los Angeles.



Ricardo Trogi’s Le Mirage casts lead roles

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Louis Morissette, who also wrote the film’s script, snagged the main role for the Montreal-shot comedy from Christal Films.



Why emotion trumps screen size for online content creators

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Should creators tailor their visuals for smaller screens? Jay Ferguson (Guidestones) and other web series producers weigh in. (via Stream Daily)



eOne signs first look deal with David Lancaster’s Rumble Films

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The veteran Los Angeles producer will also consult on eOne’s own film slate.