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My Awkward Sexual Adventure

Awkward Sexual Adventure lands more remake deals

Five years after the film premiered at TIFF, Banana-Moon Sky and julijette Inc’s indie feature has secured more adaptation deals in Russia, India and elsewhere.

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Mapping out options for Toronto’s studio infrastucture

A report for the City of Toronto looks at ways to replace the 213,000 square-feet of studio land that will be lost in the next two years due to the Don River flood protection works.


Breakthrough names Pilar Segura as head of production

Segura has previously partnered with the Toronto prodco on projects including David Rocco’s Amalfi Getaway and Hollywood Homicide Uncovered.

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Opening up the pay equity discussion in Canada

The women behind Global’s Mary Kills People gathered Tuesday for a wide-ranging panel discussion on some of the main issues facing women in screen-based industries today.

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CRTC asks digi giants for input for Heritage report

The commission told companies including Facebook, Amazon and Netflix that it wants their subscriber and Cancon investment info, but promised not to share it publicly.

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Patricia Rozema goes back to producing roots with Mouthpiece

Through her Crucial Things banner, the filmmaker teamed up with First Generation Films to produce her latest feature project.

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How Rabbit Square’s Crawford is getting a jump on audiences

The unconventional family comedy is using a hybrid digital-linear releasing strategy to avoid clashing with the Winter Olympics.

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Production spending surged in 2016/17: CMPA report

While the industry saw a 24% increase in overall production, the study says a decline in the domestic kids business and a drop in private-broadcaster TV financing require attention.

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Cal Shumiatcher to exit eOne

The factual producer has headed up eOne’s unscripted operations in Canada since January 2017.


CHCH, Motion Content Group pact on scripted drama

The partnership will see the companies developing scripted TV drama for international markets.


Indiecan picks up a pair of features

After releasing its 100th film, there’s no slowing down for Avi Federgreen’s distribution outfit, which just took Canadian rights to films by two Vancouver directors.

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Remembering film and TV icon Jay Switzer

Friends, peers and former colleagues share memories of the Canadian TV exec, recalling a brilliant mind and true champion of film and television creators.