Jordan Pinto

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Cloudy With a Chance

Virgin TV acquires 615 half-hours from DHX library

Thirty titles from DHX’s content vault, including the animated series Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, will head to the U.K. and Ireland.

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An Audience of Chairs gathers in St. John’s

Backed by CBC’s Breaking Barriers Film Fund, the Deanne Foley-directed indie drama will be distributed in Canada by A71 Entertainment.

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Minority Media, Secret Location tap CMF coin

Thirteen companies received a share of $10.2 million through the funder’s Experimental Stream Innovation Program.

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New CBC talk show puts Canadian film under the spotlight

Set to debut this weekend, The Filmmakers looks at the making of 11 homegrown features, including Deepa Mehta’s Water and Sarah Polley’s Stories We Tell.

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Amazon acquires three seasons of Gayl Pile

Match made in heaven? The e-commerce giant picked up the series about a home shopping channel host for its U.K., German and Japanese Prime Video service.

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New showrunner named for CBC’s Burden of Truth

Adam Pettle steps in to helm the Kristen Kreuk-starring legal drama, following the departure of Adriana Maggs and Noelle Carbone.

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Bon Cop sequel hits $6M at the box office

The action-comedy flick, which bowed on 235 screens country-wide, reached the milestone after 10 weeks in theatres.

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Canadian projects set for OIAF

Short films from Amanda Strong, Matthew Rankin and Elise Simard will compete in the Ottawa International Animation Festival.

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Consumer spending on online video to increase: report

The demand for original content from major streaming services will cause consumer content spending to increase 12.6% annually between 2015 and 2020.

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Deals: Portfolio, PNP, Radio-Canada

Portfolio inks a raft of international sales, Pacific Northwest Pictures nabs theatrical rights to a buzzy U.K. drama, plus more.

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Aircraft eyes an older demo with new digital series

The prodco is looking to diversify and reach an 18-to-35-year-old audience with the release of the 1970s-set comedy Terrific Women.

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Cameras roll on Summer of ’84

The Vancouver-shot thriller starring Rich Sommer is produced by Brightlight Pictures and Gunpowder & Sky.