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Kew Media revenues hit $49.7M in Q2

While the production business is currently driving the majority of the company’s revenue, Kew said its distribution business is also expanding fast as it looks to upcoming markets.

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Frantic Films to produce feature musical

Strike! will start production in Winnipeg next week, with Robert Adetuyi set to direct.

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Bron teams with German prodco Tandem on TV drama

Eight-part series Shadow Play is written by The Bridge co-creator Mans Marlind.

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TIFF ’18: Canada copro Jeremiah Terminator LeRoy to close fest

The festival added 22 special presentations and four gala screenings, including Veena Sud’s The Lie, David Mackenzie’s Outlaw King and Peter Farrelly’s Green Book.

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Studio City Rentals takes over former Showline complex

Studio City Rentals, which currently operates a 40,000-square-foot stage in Toronto’s Port Lands, has entered into a five-year lease for the complex.

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Heartland shoots 200th episode

The family drama is CBC’s first hour-long scripted series to reach the milestone.

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Attendance uptick leads Cineplex to record Q2

The theatre company posted quarterly revenues of $409.1 million, with franchise titles including Avengers: Infinity War driving box office revenues up nearly 10%.

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VIFF adds eight Canadian world premieres to 2018 lineup

The festival unveiled the lineups for its True North, B.C. Spotlight and Future/Present programs, including world bows for Calvin Thomas, Lev Lewis and Yonah Lewis’s Spice it Up.

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Michele Maheux to retire

The “engine that has kept TIFF running for decades” will exit the organization next summer.

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Quebecor revenues hit $1.04B in Q2

Revenue increases in the company’s telecom business were driven in part by growth in its Club illico OTT service.

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Canada top production destination for highest-grossing films

An annual study from FilmL.A., which analyzes the top 100 hits at the U.S. box office, found Canada hosted more film shoots and VFX than any other jurisdiction in the world.

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Inside Out receives funding boost through CCIF

The Toronto festival received $84,000 through the Endowment Incentives component of the Canada Cultural Investment Fund.