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Marina Cordoni boards American Hangman


The sales agent will eye pre-sales in Toronto for Wilson Coneybeare’s kidnapping saga to shoot in Canada and Northern Ireland in November.

Zoie Palmer, Lauren Holly join latest LaLonde feature


Christine Horne has also been cast in Jeremy LaLonde’s How to plan an Orgy in a Small Town, his follow-up to Sex After Kids. (Palmer pictured)

Who jumped to Sportnet from CBC for NHL TV coverage?


The Rogers Media sports channel unveiled in all 39 hosts, play-by-play announcers, analysts and reporters to cover the 2014/15 NHL season.

Xavier Dolan’s Mommy to screen in Telluride


The Cannes Jury Award co-winner is the lone Canadian film to screen in Utah before shifting to TIFF as a “Toronto” premiere.

Pacific Northwest Pictures acquires Leap 4 Your Life


Gary Hawe’s Vancouver-shot mockumentary is headed straight to VOD after a festival run.

How deep will California bite into Canada with tax credit hike?


Hollywood is getting an extended and expanded $330 million-a-year incentive program to keep film and TV production in Los Angeles.

Ricardo Trogi’s Le Mirage casts lead roles


Louis Morissette, who also wrote the film’s script, snagged the main role for the Montreal-shot comedy from Christal Films.

eOne signs first look deal with David Lancaster’s Rumble Films


The veteran Los Angeles producer will also consult on eOne’s own film slate.

How Tony Elliott mastered dimension-bending in TIFF short


The Orphan Black screenwriter used clever screen symmetry in his second short film, Entangled, set to debut as part of TIFF’s Short Cuts Canada.

Will the CRTC regulate shomi?


Never mind Netflix: the Canadian video portal is likely to be thrust into the muddy waters of whether or not the commission should regulate over-the-top (OTT) services.

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