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CW sets debut airdates for Seed, Backpackers


The U.S. network will launch the Canadian imports on July 14 as summer series.

Douglas Borton novel Kane to get big screen treatment


Indie producer Unstable Ground has optioned the film rights, with Avi Federgreen (pictured) coproducing.

Banff honours Happy Days star Henry Winkler


The veteran TV actor, director and producer (pictured) will be honoured at the Rockie Awards gala on June 10.

Toronto location shooting spend hit $1.19 billion in 2013


The city of Toronto’s economic development committee reported nearly two-thirds of the production activity last year came from TV series production.

Three Canadian films in Cannes competition


David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars, Atom Egoyan’s The Captive and Xavier Dolan’s Mommy will screen in the official competition on the Croisette, fest organizers said Thursday.

IMAX pacts to get in-home movie content into China


The joint venture with Wasu Digital TV Media Group comes ahead of the expected 2015 launch of the Toronto-based exhibitor’s premium home theatre system.

Stage TEN targets producers, agencies with virtual TV studio


Early-stage investment in a live online talent game has led to a digital startup that allows DIY video stars to access professional production tools and expertise.

Eric Clement joins Cinesite’s new Montreal VFX studio


The former ModusFX exec (pictured) becomes CG supervisor at the new facility from the U.K.-based visual effects giant.

Portia Doubleday, Chris Noth topline After the Ball


Sean Garrity’s latest indie feature, now shooting in Montreal, will be released by Pacific Northwest Pictures. (Chris Noth pictured)

Cameras roll on Incendo’s Forget and Forgive telefilm


American Hustle‘s Elisabeth Rohm (pictured) has the lead in the female-led police drama that also stars Tygh Runyan and is directed by Tristan Dubois.

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The Alpern Group 20th Anniversary Party

The Alpern Group 20th Anniversary Party - Jeff Alpern (TAG Founder & President), Janice Dawe, Alex Mircheff (TAG Client)

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