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Bell takes simsub dispute to Supreme Court

With Super Bowl LII less than three weeks away, Bell has requested a suspension of the CRTC’s simsub decision for the 2018 game and a reversal going forward.

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Juice Worldwide expands with California office

The Toronto-based digital distributor is setting up an L.A. operation, with Carrie Donmoyer tapped to lead.

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Nelvana unveils senior management promotions, hires

Among them, Mellany Masterson is returning to the Corus-owned company in the role of VP sales, consumer products and international.

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Kew sells Slasher, 19-2, Heartland in Lat Am deals

The company’s recently rejigged distribution unit is also shopping a number of Canadian projects at NATPE, including Frankie Drake Mysteries and Crawford.

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Wattpad raises $61M in additional funding

The fast-growing story-sharing platform intends to use some of the investment to expand its international footprint in film, TV and digital media.

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Taking measure of The Launch

The premiere episode of Bell Media’s competition series captured audiences across linear TV, social media and music-streaming platforms.

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TVO greenlights more Science Max

The kids factual series, produced by Breakthrough Entertainment, will premiere on the public broadcaster in the fall.

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Highway Entertainment joins Revolution

The Omnicom Media-owned prodco is partnering with Quebecor Content and Fair-Play to shop the dance-series format internationally.

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CSAs ’18: Never Steady Never Still, Ava top CSA film noms

Four of the seven best-picture nominations hail from female directors, including Nora Twomey’s The Breadwinner and Aisling Walsh’s Maudie.

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Indiecan preps 100th Canadian release, Monolith

In releasing Ivan Silvestrini’s latest feature, indie-film entrepreneur Avi Federgreen also hits a milestone achievement for his company.

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The role of film programmers in a post-Weinstein world

Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival Industry summit got underway with a panel examining how programmers and audiences should treat the work of those facing abuse allegations.

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Omnifilm to produce BritBox’s first original drama

Michael MacLennan is attached as showrunner on the Canadian series Bletchley Circle: San Francisco, with Kew Media handing international distribution.