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Crew member Warren Appleby killed during special effects test

The incident occurred at a special effects facility in Toronto for the show Titans, according to the executive producers, Warner Bros. Television Group and DC Universe.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for July 9 to 15, 2019

Stranger Things comes in at #1, followed by The Handmaid’s Tale at #2 and Good Omens at #3.

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In brief: BTLR panel member resigns

Plus: CMF launches new codevelopment fund, eOne ups its presence in Asia and The Amazing Race Canada sees a ratings uptick in season seven.

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DHX sends Snoopy to space in Apple TV+ original

The new animated series from DHX Media will premiere exclusively on Apple’s new SVOD in the fall.

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WFF taps Angela Heck as director of industry programming

The industry veteran will oversee the festival’s industry and talent programs, including its Signature Series and Content Summit.

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levelFILM signs on for A Grand Romantic Gesture

Cameras are now rolling in Sault Ste. Marie on the Canada/U.K. copro, written and directed by Joan Carr-Wiggin.

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Netflix sees dip in U.S. subscribers in Q2, commits to remaining ad-free

Paid memberships declined in the U.S. for the first time in eight years, with the streamer discounting the notion that slow growth could be attributed to a competitive market.

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TIFF ’19: Crave original Once Were Brothers to open the festival

The Daniel Roher-directed project becomes the first Canadian documentary to open TIFF in its 44-year history.

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Digi-media titles from Shaftesbury, Cream land CMF coin

In a $12-million funding round, the CMF also announced the recipients of its Francophone Minority Program, including $1.4 million for Manito Media’s drama series Edgar.

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Gusto sells 190 hours of programming to Z Living Network

The expanded deal with the U.S. network includes Road Grill, Cook Like a Chef, Junk Brothers and The Edible Road Show.

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Menteur crosses $1M in opening week

The Emile Gaudreault-directed comedy surpassed the million-dollar mark within five days of its July 10 release, according to distributor Les Films Seville.

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Denis Cote’s Wilcox to world premiere at Locarno

In addition to the filmmaker’s 12th feature, the festival has also selected projects like Mi piel, luminosa and A Topography of Memory to debut.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, July 1 to 7, 2019

The Amazing Race Canada comes in at #1, followed by Private Eyes at #10 and The Handmaid’s Tale at #18.

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Incendo builds Glass Houses in Montreal

Now in production, the TV movie is director Sarah Pellerin’s feature debut and is the third Incendo MOW to go to camera this year.

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Crave original comedy New Eden goes to camera

Creators Evany Rosen and Kayla Lorette serve as showrunners and stars of the mockumentary series, produced by Peacock Alley Entertainment.