Jordan Pinto

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CMF’s cross-country consultation set for 18 cities this fall

Focus groups will give stakeholders the chance to weigh in on how evolving market conditions and a challenging regulatory environment will affect CMF’s funding programs in the future.

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Canadian Academy adopts new regs ahead of 2019 CSAs

Among a number of changes for film, TV and digital media, the Academy reduced the number of nominations in the Best Motion Picture category.

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Telefilm adjusts export, int’l marketing programs

Among the changes, Telefilm doubled the maximum amount that a single project can receive through its Export Assistance program to $90,000.

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Photo gallery: Tribeca Talks

Canadian writer/director Mary Harron was the subject of the in-conversation series “Tribeca Talks: The Journey inspired by Tumi,” which came to Toronto on July 9.

User's Guide to Cheating Death

Deals: Peacock Alley, Stockholm, Bell Media

Season two of Peacock Alley’s A User’s Guide to Cheating Death has been acquired by Sky Vision, Robert Budreau’s Stockholm gets a U.S. theatrical release, plus more.

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CBC reports progress on diversity but ‘more needs to be done’

The pubcaster said it’s ahead of schedule in meeting a number of its goals, and lifted the curtain on a number of internal initiatives aimed at improving representation within its ranks.

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Cameras roll on more Political Blind Date

The TVO original format has also been picked up by international buyers.

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Patrick O’Sullivan takes the plunge with High Dive Media

Playback caught up with the Toronto-based producer as he takes the “exhilarating and scary” step of launching a new business.

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Jeremy Clark named GM at Gusto Worldwide Media

The former director of network and programming operations at CPAC joins as Gusto looks to expand its linear channel into new markets.

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Boat Rocker builds out Ventures division

Andrew Spergel, the former SVP of corporate development and strategy at eOne, has been appointed as EVP of Boat Rocker Ventures.

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Broadcasting revenues fell 3.3% in 2017: CRTC

Overall BDU revenues fell to $8.53 billion in 2017, marking the third consecutive year of losses, according to the report.

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9 Story to buy Breakthrough’s kids and family slate

The acquisition expands 9 Story’s distribution library to more than 3,500 half-hours, and adds to its live-action offerings with titles including the Anne of Green Gables movie series.