Jordan Pinto

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Allarco brings anti-piracy lawsuit against four Canadian retailers

The Super Channel parent co alleges that Best Buy, Staples, Canada Computers and London Drugs are engaging in sales practices that encourage content piracy.

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TIFF ’19: Antigone, Twentieth Century win big as festival wraps

Meanwhile Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit won the People’s Choice Award and Chloe Robichaud’s Delphine won best Canadian short film.

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Programmer Profile: Netflix independent film

Playback magazine caught up with Netflix’s Ian Bricke to discuss the streamer’s strategy for original independent films and its Canadian production plans.

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More investment needed to stimulate Canada’s formats biz

Factual execs gathered at Content Canada to discuss the health of the domestic formats business and explore ways to nurture more export-ready hit formats.

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Programmer Profile: CBC Films

Senior director of CBC Films Mehernaz Lentin discusses what the pubcaster’s rebranded features banner is looking for and how indie producers can get on her radar.

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Blood Quantum’s decade-long wait for a zeitgeist moment

How the team behind the Indigenous genre flick persevered and plotted a course to take the $5.2-million film to Shudder, TIFF and around the globe.

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Funders unite for workshop geared toward diverse creators

The One-Stop Funding Workshop gathers industry funders, including CMF, Telefilm, CBC and IPF, to discuss how they jointly finance content.

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Kew-backed prodco Awesome enters production on first drama

Kew Media Distribution will begin shopping the two-hour ghost story, The Small Hand, at MIPCOM next month.

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TIFF ’19: Robert Lantos discusses ‘most challenging’ film, The Song of Names

The Serendipity Point Films head talks about bringing the $22-million period drama to screen, redressing Budapest as 1940s London and his upcoming film and TV projects.

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Martini Film Studios eyes 600,000-square-foot expansion

The Langley, B.C. company said the expansion plans would increase the Greater Vancouver Area’s overall studio capacity by around 15%.

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Justin Stockman to lead brand partnerships at Bell Media

The former VP of premium SVOD and OTT takes the role VP of brand partnerships and client strategy following the departure of Alyson Walker.

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TIFF ’19: Magnolia, Voltage, Vertical take Canadian titles global

Once Were Brothers, The Rest of Us and Code 8 land worldwide sales deals as the festival kicks off.