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Rocket Science: The Shaw Rocket Fund @ 20

While the kids biz still faces some of its biggest challenges yet, CEO Agnes Augustin says helping producers and creators problem-solve is the fuel that fires the Fund.

Vibika Bianchi

Op-Ed: What do we do AfterMeToo?

Vibika Bianchi, veteran producer, programmer and the acting chair of AfterMeToo, reflects on a year that changed the industry.

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A ‘suite’ goodbye: Barbara Williams

Playback pays tribute to Williams’ 30-year TV career, which started in the newsroom of Citytv and wrapped in the C-suite of Corus Entertainment.

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How the science of awe applies to consumer experiences

Data generated in a recent study of Cirque to Soleil audiences sheds light on what happens when people experience big moments in group settings.

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Montreal’s image+nation film festival unveils 2018 slate

Fest director Charlie Boudreau says the slate aims to expand the breadth and notions about queer cinema, including titles such as Keith Behrman’s Giant Little Ones.

Marina Cordoni

Op-Ed: I am a Woman in Film

Marina Cordoni reflects on 30 years in the film biz, and offers insights for the next generation.

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Column: NAFTA, Trump and Canada’s cultural exemption

Entertainment lawyer Lorraine P. D’Alessio examines what’s at stake in the renegotiation of NAFTA and the precedent set by TPP11.

Irene Berkowitz

Op/Ed: We need to talk about Canadian drama

As the government-appointed panel begins its review of the Broadcasting and Telecom Acts, media researcher Irene Berkowitz makes the case for re-thinking how subsidies are deployed.

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How the NAFTA dispute could reshape entertainment immigration

With the future of U.S./Canada cross-border mobility in flux, there could be significant impacts for those working in entertainment, writes Lorraine D’Alessio.

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Column: Hey industry! Let’s be clear about the ‘Netflix tax’

With petitions circling and choruses growing louder, Irene Berkowitz says it’s critical to be specific about what’s being asked of the government.

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Column: Is it time for a new points system?

To stand out in the global marketplace, Irene Berkowitz argues the industry needs a platform-agnostic points system.

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Op/Ed: There’s much to like in Creative Canada

CMPA chair and Shaftesbury exec Scott Garvie argues that the hoopla around Netflix misses the forest for the trees in Minister Joly’s cultural policy.