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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.

Epic Meal Show to debut on A+E’s FYI channel


The cult-favourite YouTube series is headed to broadcast on the new U.S. channel, which replaces Bio this summer.

Hot Docs to honour Brit director Adam Curtis


Hot Docs has chosen Adam Curtis (pictured) to be this year’s recipient of its annual Outstanding Achievement Award, while John Zaritsky receives the Focus On retrospective.

Primitive buys into Essential 11 Canada


The Toronto-based prodco has struck a deal to acquire a minority stake in Essential 11 Television Canada. (Pictured: Essential 11′s Chris Hilton)

Stories We Tell nominated for DGA doc prize


The Sarah Polley-directed film will vie for the Directors Guild of America’s documentary award.

NFB chair Tom Perlmutter to step down


Tom Perlmutter is to step down as government film commissioner and chair of the National Film Board of Canada at the end of this year.

National Board of Review lauds acclaimed Polley doc


America’s National Board of Review (NBR) has named Sarah Polley’s Stories We Tell (pictured) as the best documentary of 2013.

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The Alpern Group 20th Anniversary Party

The Alpern Group 20th Anniversary Party - Ira Levy (Breakthrough Entertainment), Steve Ord (White Pine Pictures), James Nadler (Guru Studio)

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