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CSAs ’18: Mayday, RISE, Wild Canadian Year nab non-fiction prizes

The opening gala of Canadian Screen Week also saw big wins for Property Brothers and Science Max.

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City renews Bad Blood for season two

The mob drama has been given an expanded, eight-episode order and will return to City in the fall.

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New fund launches for sexual-violence support services

The Aftermetoo movement is partnering with the Canadian Women’s Foundation to launch the fund, which aims to raise $7 million.


CBC renews Schitt’s Creek for a fifth season

The pubcaster has made an expanded, 14-episode order for the half-hour comedy, which is set to return in winter 2019.

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HGF distributes $111K through Shorts-to-Features program

Writer/director Carmine Pierre-Dufour’s Mahalia Melts in the Rain, produced by Colonelle Films, is among three projects to receive funding.

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Blue Ant expands Australian footprint

The Toronto-headquartered company has acquired Australian Geographic magazine from multi-platform publisher Bauer Media.

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Ontario-made Shape of Water shimmers at Academy Awards

Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy feature film netted four awards on the night, including best picture and best production design.

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CBC, Sundance TV’s Unspeakable set for spring shoot in Vancouver

The eight-part miniseries, created by Robert C. Cooper, will star Sarah Wayne Callies and Shawn Doyle (pictured).


Red Square, Riley Lake partner on new Sudbury post facility

Northern Light and Colour aims to encourage Northern Ontario-shot productions to remain in the region to complete post work.

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Netflix takes on The Last Kids on Earth

Production is underway on the TV show from Vancouver’s Atomic Cartoons.

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Graeme Manson boards TNT sci-fi drama Snowpiercer

The Orphan Black co-creator will serve as showrunner on the post-apocalyptic TV adaptation.


Budget 2018 pledges $172M to CMF over five years

Announced Tuesday afternoon, the federal budget also includes money to modernize Statistics Canada and collect data on foreign OTT services operating in Canada.