Etan Vlessing

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Industryworks Studios’ The Lost Legion gets U.S. distribution

FILM

Lionsgate will release the feature on its home entertainment platforms, as part of a side-deal with Grindstone Entertainment.



Veteran filmmaker Richard Nielsen dies at 86

FILMTV

The writer-director made The Wars and Labour of Love.



Yzkor goes into production in Montreal

FILM

The Canada-France coproduction has cast Luc Picard and Geraldine Pailhas in lead roles. (Pailhas pictured)



Sandra Oh boards Ann Marie Fleming’s Window Horses

FILM

The Grey’s Anatomy star tells Playback Daily about launching an Indiegogo campaign to fund the Canadian animated feature.



Molly Parker joins The 9th Life of Louis Drax

FILM

The supernatural thriller from coproducers Brightlight Pictures and AntColony Films is shooting in Vancouver. (Parker pictured)



Jian Ghomeshi to sue CBC after dismissal

TV

The legal move follows the CBC cutting ties to the popular radio host after “serious deliberation and careful consideration.”



Whistler unveils 11 world bows in Canadian film slate

FILM

The 2014 lineup includes debuts for the latest movies by Carl Bessai, Jeffrey Nesker and Joel Ashton McCarthy.



Enemy, Orphan Black win top prizes at DGC awards

FILMTV

Don McKellar also won the best film direction trophy for his work on The Grand Seduction at the Directors Guild of Canada Awards, held on Saturday at The Carlu in Toronto.



Shomi unveils content deal with Warner Bros. Int’l

STREAMTV

The catalogue deal is the latest from the Canadian SVOD launching in November against market leader Netflix Canada.



Report: Quebec should restore multimedia tax credit rate

FILM

Montreal International urged the Quebec Taxation Review to raise the tax credit to where it was before a 20% cut was unveiled in June 2014.

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