Jordan Pinto

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Women held 40% of leadership roles in CMF-backed projects in 2017/18

The funder’s annual report also states that overall investment was down 5.4% year-over-year, though new federal funding will become available this year.

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2018 5 to Watch: Andrew Kelly

The keen instincts of eOne’s development director have helped bring successes such as Burden of Truth and Caught to life.

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ACTRA adds Lisa Blanchette to director role

The newly appointed director of public policy and communications takes over from Elliott Anderson.

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TIFF names Joana Vicente executive director and co-head

The exec director of New York’s Independent Filmmaker Project will assume the new post on Nov. 1.

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CRTC renews Hollywood Suite’s broadcast licence

The commission also gave five-year renewals to Channel Zero’s Moviola and French-language audio channel Canal M.

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Ira Levy on Breakthrough’s refocused strategy

The prominent Canadian producer discusses how Breakthrough is pivoting its production and development model following the sale of its kids catalogue to 9 Story last month.

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CBC ups Gave Lindo to exec director of OTT

Lindo will spearhead the pubcaster’s OTT content strategies and oversee its slate of original digital content for all platforms.

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Gravitas Ventures picks up Shasha Nakhai’s Take Light

The company acquired U.S. rights to Nakhai’s directorial debut, while Journeyman Pictures took worldwide rights.

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Connor Gaston, Sofia Bohdanowicz debut shorts at VIFF

Thirteen Canadian short films will world bow at the fest, which also announced a Creator Talk and live performance featuring Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA.

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CRTC renews broadcast licences for Blue Ant channels

Love Nature, Cottage Life and six others were renewed until August 2023, with CPE spend set at 21% and PNI at 13.5% across Blue Ant’s portfolio of channels.

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Arnie Zipursky, MarVista partner on new Canadian production banner

Neshama Entertainment, a new entity formed by the veteran Canadian producer and L.A.’s MarVista, will focus on TV movies, features and TV coproductions.

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CRTC renews broadcast licence for Silver Screen Classics

The commission extended the specialty’s licence until 2023 and set CPE at 10% of the previous year’s revenues.