Jordan Pinto

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Canadian animated films vie for Oscar noms

The Breadwinner and Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming are among 26 titles submitted in the animated feature film category.

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Beachwood Canyon-penned comedy set to premiere on Italian network

Written by Frank van Keeken’s prodco, the first season of the Italian-language, Rome-shot series New School will bow in December.

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Kew stays on track with Q3 financials

The media conglomerate credits Baroness von Sketch and Hockey Wives, among other series, with helping it reach quarterly revenues of $43.3 million.

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Deals: Thunderbird, Mongrel, Starfield, Super Channel

Thunderbird inks a U.S. theatrical deal with Dark Star Pictures for the Thomas Middleditch-starring comedy feature Entanglement, plus more deals.

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Quebec to ‘act alone’ in pursuing streamer tax

Provincial finance minister Carlos Leitao says Quebec is prepared to impose a sales tax on SVODs in 2018, though he hopes for a coordinated effort with the feds.

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In brief: Where has Mohawk Girls been spending its money?

Plus: Netflix taps Drake to executive produce new episodes of drama series Top Boy and WIFT-T names the 2017 CBC Business of Broadcasting Mentorship recipient.

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Quebecor Content, TVA elevate execs following Tremblay’s exit

New company topper France Lauziere has finalized her teams, including a promotion for Martin Picard, who moves to VP of the TVA Group.

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Attendance dips 13% in Cineplex’s third quarter

A sluggish summer at the domestic box office saw the theatre chain’s Q3 attendance fall by more than two million compared to last year.

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Inside Independent Edge’s New Romantic

With a fresh-faced, CW-heavy cast and a first time writer/director helming the project, Vancouver’s Kyle Mann talks taking his latest film from page to screen.

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Deals: Indiecan, Timshel, Portfolio

Industry Works Pictures has acquired the international rights to the Timshel Pictures-produced sitcom Dean McDermott: Working Actor, plus more deals.

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A71, Vortex launch joint venture

The new entity, V71, will focus on expanding the global selling opportunities for projects acquired and created by the companies.

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OMNI Regional commissions more Blood and Water, Second Jen

The channel also commissioned a new six-part scripted comedy, Mangoes, about a group of South Asians new to Canada.