Etan Vlessing

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BCE backs CTV News head after Kevin Crull exit

BCE, releasing its financial results Thursday, cited a committee report that recommended “enhancing the independence of the president of CTV News.” (Wendy Freeman pictured.)

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Canadian copro Lanzmann snags HBO deal

The indie film about the iconic Shoah director has also been sold to Germany, France and Denmark, ahead of a 2016 debut on the U.S. channel.

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Quebec fund invests $5M in Remstar Capital Partners

The Quebec Cultural Capital Fund invests to develop companies in the Quebec cultural industry, including indie film and TV companies.

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IMAX Q1 revenues jump, earnings fall

IMAX saw its box office from digitally re-mastered Hollywood titles surge in the first quarter of 2015, even as its earnings fell.

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CRTC unveils three-year plan after Let’s Talk TV decisions

By 2017-18, the CRTC plans to be monitoring whether unbunded cable TV packages being offered to consumers are “reasonably priced.”

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Popcorn Time websites blocked in U.K. by court ruling

U.K. internet service providers will be compelled to restrict the Bittorrent client after a case brought by the major Hollywood studios.

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Seville Int’l to rep Dolan’s next French-language feature

Marion Cotillard, Lea Seydoux, Vincent Cassel, Nathalie Baye and Gaspard Ulliel will star in the Canada-France coproduction Juste La Fin Du Monde, to start shooting next month.

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CMF launches $200K doc copro fund with Italy

The CMF and the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Activities and Tourism in Rome will each invest half of the total coin on offer for docs destined for cinema or TV screens in either territory.

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L.A.’s Golden Maple Awards announces nominees

The awards recognize Canadian talent in TV series broadcast in the U.S. between July 1, 2014 and July 1, 2015.

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New Nova Scotia film and TV incentive fund opens

The province is accepting and processing applications for the its new Production Incentive Fund, which currently replaces the previous tax credit.