Etan Vlessing

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Lionsgate’s blockbuster YA movies land at TNT

FILM

The channel has grabbed the network TV rights to The Hunger Games and Divergent franchises as Lionsgate looks to library revenue to help drive its bottom line.



CRTC proposes $30 basic cable, U.S. Super Bowl ads

TV

The regulator laid the table for the upcoming Let’s Talk TV hearings in September with potential policy shifts that stand to gore Canadian TV’s fattest sacred cows.



Molly Thomason boards Owl River Runners in lead role

FILM

The winner of the New Brunswick leg of Avi Federgreen’s $10,000 feature film challenge has started the cameras rolling.



Which Canadians will push for copros in San Sebastian

FILM

A dozen indie producers will participate in the Europe-Latin America coproduction forum as part of an initiative from Telefilm Canada.



Resident Evil won’t return to T.O. for latest shoot

FILM

The Milla Jovovich vs. zombies franchise is moving residence after shooting recent installments in Toronto.



Telefilm Canada reveals new $14M war chest

TV

Bell Media and Corus Entertainment are among the contributors to the Talent Fund, which supports feature film production and promotion.



Which Canadians made the cut for Producers Lab Toronto

FILM

The Toronto International Film Festival and the OMDC have chosen 10 film producers to network with European, Australian and New Zealand colleagues.



It’s official: Toronto-shot The Strain returning for season 2

TV

The 13-episode order for the vampire horror-drama from Guillermo del Toro and Carlton Cuse was the subject of recent fan speculation.



Rogers Media acquires Sunnyside for City

TV

The sketch comedy series is created by Dan Redican (pictured) and Gary Pearson.



Out goes TSN Jets channel, in comes TSN3 for regional games

TV

TSN and Sportsnet continued unveiling their NHL game lineups for the coming season.

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NFB75Anniversary - (Left to right) Denise Donlon (Governor General, Performing Arts Foundation) and guests

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