Jordan Pinto

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Gearshift Films heads north once more for new feature Tainted

LevelFILM will handle Canadian distribution on Brent Cote’s directorial debut about a former mafia member trying to outrun the demons of his past.

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CMF, industry partner to rally domestic pride

A new consumer-facing campaign aims to familiarize Canadians with homegrown talent who have made an impact internationally.

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IMAX filmmaker Toni Myers dies

Myers worked on 18 IMAX films during a 40-year career and was appointed to the Order of Canada earlier this month.

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Nokia calls on Shaftesbury for digital docuseries

The companies have partnered on a six-part series exploring the societal impact of 5G networks, artificial intelligence and automation.

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Netflix establishes Toronto ‘hub’ with long-term leases

The streamer has inked multi-year lease agreements with both Cinespace and Pinewood Toronto Studios for sound stages in the Port Lands.

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Raja Khanna on bringing Dark Slope into the light

Serial entrepreneur Khanna discusses the formation of the new VR and AR company, which just added Steven DeNure to its board of directors.

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Screen Media acquires all U.S. rights to Akash Sherman’s Clara

The sci-fi feature, produced by Serendipity Point Films, will get a day-and-date theatrical release.

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CBC builds out kids content strategy, starting with a ‘Detention’

LoCo Motion Pictures and Broken Compass Films’ Detention Adventure will be the first kids scripted series to debut exclusively on Gem.

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DHX highlights Peanuts deal, new business structure in Q2 report

A process is underway to reorganize the Halifax-based company into two separate subsidiaries, one for studios and TV channels, and another for digital and content assets.

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marblemedia looks to YouTube to fast-track speed to market

The company’s YouTube channel has been CAVCO-certified, a move its co-CEO says will help it bypass barriers in a slow commissioning climate.

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Trish Williams joins CBC as exec director of scripted

The former Bell Media and Temple Street exec will oversee CBC’s drama, comedy and film teams across linear and long-form streaming content.

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Bob Higgins takes lead of kids and family unit at Boat Rocker

The company has also folded its kid-focused subsidiary Radical Sheep into the kids and family division.