Jordan Pinto

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How the CFC is expanding into new revenue streams

COO Sheena Macdonald discusses how opening up its grounds to external productions has energized the Canadian Film Centre and boosted its bottom line.

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The Exchange gets underway in Ottawa

The coming-of-age comedy is produced by London, U.K.-based prodco Who’s On First and Toronto’s Elevation Pictures. (Noah Segal pictured).

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Project 10 rejigs senior executive roles

Ben Murray has been promoted to president of the prodco’s Canadian operations, while Andrew Barnsley shifts his focus to global development opportunities.

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DHX to sell Toronto studio on Bartley Drive

The company is continuing to streamline its physical operations across Canada following the conclusion of its strategic review.

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CMF unveils ‘impactful’ changes to 2019/20 programs

Val Creighton says the changes, which include expanded triggers for digital projects and development funding, are among the most significant in CMF history.

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Sarah Barnett, Paul Feig join BANFF speaker lineup

The pair will join the festival’s 2019 Summit Series, which also features Jeffrey Katzenberg and PBS head Paula A. Kerger.

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CSAs ’19: Cardinal, Anne With an E snag five prizes apiece

Odd Squad, Baroness von Sketch and Letterkenny also claimed multiple awards at the Creative Fiction Storytelling gala.

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JANN hits all the right notes in CTV debut

The premiere episode drew an average audience of 1.4 million viewers across its premiere and weekend encore.

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Corus sells majority stake in Telelatino Network

The network’s minority shareholders have partnered with Telelatino president Aldo Di Felice (pictured) to acquire Corus’ 50.5% stake in the company.

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DATSIT Sphere merges with Oasis Animation, Quiet Motion

The company is expanding into animation for the first time through the Oasis deal, while the addition of Quiet Motion expands its focus on docs and unscripted.

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Coroner, Burden of Truth among raft of CBC renewals

The pubcaster has renewed 10 original series heading into Canadian Screen Week.

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The Dancing Dogs of Dombrova wins best feature at CFF

Filmmaker Zack Bernbaum also won the best director prize as Canadian Film Fest wrapped its 2019 edition.