Lionsgate, Tribeca partner on new SVOD service

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The service will feature content from the Lionsgate and Tribeca libraries.



Blog: The broadcaster is dead. Long live the broadcaster!

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While French media cos are intent on making a splash in the digital space, writes Jay Ferguson, Canada stole the show at the Marseille Web Fest awards.



Deals: Raven Banner, Anchor Bay, Multiple Media

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Canadian distribs land rights to a rock star’s directorial debut and a New Zealand horror-comedy.



Blue Ant nabs AOL’s Laura Pearce for new role

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The former marketing director for AOL Canada will fulfill a new, consumer-facing “fan engagement” role at the fast-growing media co.



Catto, Bowlby to be honoured by WIFT-T

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CBC’s Sally Catto (pictured) and Insight’s Barbara Bowlby are among this year’s Crystal Award winners.



Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Sept. 29, 2014 to Oct. 5, 2014

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Transformers: Age of Extinction tops the DVD chart this week, followed by Neighbors.



Pixcom sells format option for Appearances

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The Montreal-based prodco has sold the option for the format of its drama series Appearances (pictured) to U.S. producer Intrigue and French proco Samka.



Rivals Netflix, Rogers team up for Canadian drama Between

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Strange bedfellows: City, Netflix, and shomi back a six-part survival thriller from writer/director Michael McGowan.



Mommy passes $2M Canadian box office mark

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The Xavier Dolan-directed film is also a hit in France.



Blog: Is there money in Marseille for web series creators?

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Guidestones creator Jay Ferguson lands in France to find the fast-growing Marseille festival in transformation. (Guidestones shoot in Marseille pictured)