Jordan Pinto

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Monolith

Indiecan preps 100th Canadian release, Monolith

In releasing Ivan Silvestrini’s latest feature, indie-film entrepreneur Avi Federgreen also hits a milestone achievement for his company.

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The role of film programmers in a post-Weinstein world

Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival Industry summit got underway with a panel examining how programmers and audiences should treat the work of those facing abuse allegations.

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Omnifilm to produce BritBox’s first original drama

Michael MacLennan is attached as showrunner on the Canadian series Bletchley Circle: San Francisco, with Kew Media handing international distribution.

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Our House Media builds out its unscripted biz

With its first U.K. copro under its belt and a raft of recent greenlights, CEO Simon Lloyd talks expanding the Toronto prodco’s international operations.

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Corus posts revenue, profit declines in Q1 financials

Slight overall gains in its kids content business and radio advertising were offset by sharper declines in TV ad revenues.

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In brief: Gary Slaight to be honoured with 2018 Humanitarian Award

Plus: The Breadwinner nabs a Humanitas Prize nomination and the Manitoba government makes a $750,000 investment in the local sector.

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Is Toronto’s studio crunch at a tipping point?

New inventory is set to open this year, but producers and studio owners say a more comprehensive approach from the city is needed to secure business for the future.

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Tara Kemes named GM at Cinesite Vancouver

The former Rainmaker exec will manage the west coast studio, which is currently working on an animated remake of The Addams Family for MGM.

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Jamie Schouela upped at Blue Ant

Schouela has been promoted to president of Canadian media, after nearly five years with the company.

The Disappearance

Deals: Bell Media, Unobstructed View, DHX

Six-part original CTV drama The Disappearance heads to the U.K.’s Universal Channel, plus more news.

Jim Shaw

Jim Shaw dies at 60

The vice-chairman and former CEO of Shaw Communications was an iconic presence in the broadcast and cable landscape.

Grammys

City extends Grammys deal to 2021

The annual event, which last year garnered an audience of nearly 2.6 million, will air exclusively on the Rogers Media-owned channel in Canada.