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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Nov. 25 to Dec. 1, 2016

1:54 tops the chart for a seventh week, with Pays at #2 and Une Nuit sans Lune at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Nov. 25 to Dec. 1, 2016

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is at #1, followed by Moana at #2 and Doctor Strange at #3.

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Looking to 2017 and the world stage

A note from executive publisher Russell Goldstein on bringing the BANFF team under the Playback brand umbrella.

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Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Nov. 14 to 20, 2016

Finding Dory tops the chart, followed by the sixth season of Game of Thrones at #2 and Start Trek Beyond at #3.

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Yeti Farm Creative taps Jay Surridge as partner

The animator and director behind Spaceballs: The Animated Series joins the Kelowna, B.C. company as director and executive in charge of development.

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Deals: A71, IndieCan, Blue Ant, Motion 58

Deals heat up at the Whistler Film Festival, Blue Ant sells more than 500 hours of content across Asia-Pacific, plus more from Raven Banner, Nelvana and Sinking Ship.

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Bell Media on turning the legacy ship and shuttering OTA transmitters: CRTC hearings

President Mary Ann Turcke also told the commission that Amazon Prime will be launching in Canada this week.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Nov. 14 to 20, 2016

Murdoch Mysteries is at #17, with Big Bang Theory at #1 and Bull at #2.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Nov. 18 to 24, 2016

1:54 takes the top spot, with Shut In at #2 and Pays at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Nov. 18 to 24, 2016

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is at #1, followed by Doctor Strange at #2 and Trolls at #3.

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Broadcasters call for new funding models

Increased flexibility, changes to the tax credit system and a debate over rights ownership: the media cos make their cases for operating in a new digital world.

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Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Nov. 7 to 13, 2016

Star Trek Beyond tops the chart, followed by Sausage Party at #2 and Bad Moms at #3.