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CFC honours Amy and Tassie Cameron

The prolific producers behind Cameron Pictures will be presented with CFC’s Award for Creative Excellence in L.A. on March 20.

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CMF, industry partner to rally domestic pride

A new consumer-facing campaign aims to familiarize Canadians with homegrown talent who have made an impact internationally.

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In Brief: The Order and Bajillionaires land premiere dates

Nomadic’s werewolf drama and Six Eleven Media’s kids comedy are set to debut this March, while Shredders of Metal will return for a second season.

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IMAX filmmaker Toni Myers dies

Myers worked on 18 IMAX films during a 40-year career and was appointed to the Order of Canada earlier this month.

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Groupe V Media sets the day the MusiquePlus will die

EVP Dimitri Gourdin admits that subscription music channels are “no longer relevant” in 2019, and it’s time for a change.

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HGTV, Property Brothers expand franchise with ‘Forever Home’

The new series, produced through Scott Brothers Entertainment, will premiere on HGTV Canada this summer following its U.S. debut in May.

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Nokia calls on Shaftesbury for digital docuseries

The companies have partnered on a six-part series exploring the societal impact of 5G networks, artificial intelligence and automation.

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A Colony wins Crystal Bear at Berlin film fest

The film won best feature in the Kplus stream of the Generation competition, while Montreal’s Sandrine Brodeur-Desrosiers earned the short film prize.

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Globomedia picks up Spanish rights to Dance Revolution

Globomedia signed the deal with Israel’s Armoza Formats, which is selling the Quebec dance-competition format internationally.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Feb. 8 to 14, 2019

Mon ami Walid takes the top slot, while La Course des Tuques comes in at #2 and Une colonie lands at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Feb. 8 to 14, 2019

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part comes in at #1, followed by Cold Pursuit at #2 and Alita: Battle Angel at #3.

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Netflix jumps into Bron’s Red Sea Diving Resort

Netflix has picked up the international rights, excluding China, to Gideon Raff’s scripted project about a real-life rescue mission.

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Lack of The Force sees attendance drop at Cineplex for Q4

Patrons are spending more money at the box office and concessions, but no Star Wars film for the holidays saw fewer tickets sold.

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Deals: Film Mode, Secret Location, Thunderbird

Wild Media’s Project Ithaca lands international sales at EFM, Thunderbird’s U.K. sales arm lands Sundance gem and Secret Location takes flight.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Feb. 5 to 11, 2019

Star Trek: Discovery takes the top spot, followed by Marvel’s The Punisher at #2 and Titans at #3.