Jordan Pinto

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What’s at stake for the film and TV industry in the federal election?

With a number of moving parts, including the ongoing legislative review, industry heads weigh in on what the result could mean for the Canadian industry in the years ahead.

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HGF expands footprint to Newfoundland & Labrador

Harold Greenberg Fund president John Galway on how the Fund is stretching its dollars further through new partnerships and uncovering untapped filmmaking voices.

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International nets acquire new Property Brothers series

Cineflix Rights has sold Forever Home, produced by Scott Brothers Entertainment, to various Discovery Networks channels in Asia, Latin America and Asia.

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Liza Sardi named editor, content director of Playback and BANFF

Sardi, who has held senior editorial roles at the National Post and Globe and Mail, will head up Playback‘s publications and develop the content program for BANFF.

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eOne sees Q1 revenue dip ahead of Hasbro sale

The financial filing comes one week before eOne shareholders are scheduled to vote on the proposed Hasbro transaction, which, if completed, values eOne at $5.3 billion.

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Corus asks CRTC for more flexibility in Canadian production spending

Corus has asked for the flexibility to spend 10% less on CPE in the upcoming fiscal year and then make up the difference before the end of its current broadcasting licence term in 2022.

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Netflix acquires ‘The Body Remembers’ for the U.S.

Ava DuVernay’s ARRAY Releasing handles international sales on the Canada/Norway copro from Elle-Maija Tailfeathers and Kathleen Hepburn.

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Against The Wild trilogy feature goes to camera in Northern Ontario

Northern Banner will handle domestic distribution on The Journey Home, the latest installment in filmmaker Richard Boddington’s popular franchise.

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Corus inks key factual deals ahead of MIPCOM

Corus Studios sold 20 hour-long episodes of its competition series Fire Masters to Cooking Channel in the U.S., in addition to licensing nine other shows globally.

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LaRue heads to Prince Edward County for more Amazing Gayl Pile

The fifth season of the CBC Gem original, created by Morgan Waters and Brooks Gray, is slated to launch in spring of 2020.

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In brief: Newen closes Reel One acquisition

The Department of Canadian Heritage approves Paris-based Newen’s majority acquisition of Montreal prodco Reel One, plus more.

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Deluxe Entertainment files for bankruptcy, unveils new ownership plan

The California-based post-production company, which has operations in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal, says the bankruptcy process won’t affect its global operations.