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Hacking Porcupine Lake’s marketing campaign

For those who thought a knock-out marketing campaign isn’t possible on an indie-filmmaker’s budget, we challenged two agency execs to prove it’s doable.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, May 29 to June 4, 2017

MasterChef Canada is at #4, with Private Eyes at #17.

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Banff ’17: Joly unveils Indigenous Screen Office

The Canadian Heritage Minister also revealed when she’ll present her highly anticipated cultural policy framework.

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Playback’s 5 to Watch: last chance to nominate!

Know an up-and-coming talent in the Canadian screen-based industries? Tell us about them before it’s too late.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, May 22 to 28, 2017

MasterChef Canada is at #7, with the season two premiere of Private Eyes at #17.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films May 26 to June 1, 2017

Bon Cop Bad Cop 2 passes $4 million at the domestic box office, with Maudie at #2 and C’est le coeur qui meurt en dernier at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films May 26 to June 1, 2017

Bon Cop Bad Cop 2 is at #5, with Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales at #1 and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 at #2.

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Playback’s 5 to Watch: 2017 nominations now open

We’re looking for the hottest up-and-coming talent in the Canadian screen-based industries – and we need you to help us find it.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, May 15 to 21, 2017

Big Brother Canada is at #16, with NCIS at #1 and Survivor at #2.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films May 19 to 25, 2017

Bon Cop Bad Cop 2 and Maudie break $3 million and $2 million respectively, with C’est le coeur qui meurt en dernier taking the third spot at the box office.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films May 19 to 25, 2017

Bon Cop Bad Cop 2 is at #4, with Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 at #1 and Alien: Covenant at #2.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, May 8 to 14, 2017

MasterChef Canada climbs three spots to #14, with Big Brother Canada at #24.