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Blue Ant Media hires Gwen Jones McCauley


The former BBC Worldwide Canada exec (pictured) has joined Blue Ant Media as its director of international sales, effective Aug. 18.

Microsoft set to shutter Xbox Entertainment Studios


XES execs Nancy Tellem (pictured) and Jordan Levin will stay on to complete the original programming that is already in production, but the division will close down. (From Realscreen)

Doc pioneer Wolf Koenig passes away


German-born documentary pioneer Wolf Koenig (pictured), who spent 47 years working at Canada’s National Film Board, has passed away at the age of 86.

Amid internal protest, CBC weighs docs unit closure


CBC is weighing the future of its in-house documentaries unit, as a host of notable on-air presenters join news and current affairs staff in signing a letter protesting its potential closure.

Discovery Int’l picks up Bahama Blue


Discovery Networks International has picked up Bahama Blue, an underwater factual series from Parallax Film Productions, to air in 2015.

Hot Docs ’14: Hendrie takes the helm


As the 21st edition of Hot Docs kicks off, executive director Brett Hendrie (pictured) talks about how he approached his first year in charge of North America’s largest doc festival.

Realscreen Awards 2014 shortlist unveiled


The Amazing Race Canada (pictured) and Battle of the Blades are among the award’s shortlisted programs, which recognize the best in reality, doc and entertainment programming.

Edgy fare toplines Canada lineup at Hot Docs 2014


The 2014 edition of the Hot Docs festival will showcase Canadian films such as The Boy From Geita and Super Duper Alice Cooper.

Let There Be Light, The Price We Pay set for Hot Docs Forum


New films from EyeSteelFilm, Roast Beef Productions and the NFB are among 19 projects selected to pitch at the Hot Docs Forum in Toronto.

NFB parts ways with Din, Perlmutter


The film board and senior exec Ravida Din (pictured, left), have parted ways, and former NFB chair Tom Perlmutter’s advisory role has ended after two months.

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NFB75Anniversary - Claude Joli-Coeur (NFB Acting Government Film Commissioner and Chairperson) presents a gift to the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario David Onley, a still from his favourite NFB film, Cosmic Zoom

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