Jordan Pinto

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Obomsawin

Obomsawin’s 2017: ‘I feel that Canadians are listening now’

Playback‘s Filmmaker of the Year completed her 50th film in as many years and spearheaded the NFB’s plan to bring about representational parity for Indigenous creators.

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Gusto opens new Ottawa studio

The Bell Media partnership, robust production schedules and global ambitions prompted the $1 million investment in the 13,000 square-foot space.

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Cogeco fund moves under IPF umbrella in restructure

As a result of declining revenues, all of the Montreal-based BDU’s contributions to independent production funds will be directed to and administered by the IPF.

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Seven Canadian shorts added to Sundance lineup

Charlie Tyrell’s My Dead Dad’s Porno Tapes and Michelle Latimer’s Nuuca made the cut, as well as a trio of NFB projects.

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Jenn Kuzmyk named exec director of BANFF

The former director of international distribution at Proper Rights will head up all commercial activities and partnerships related to the festival.

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CMF launches $2.6M export-focused development program

In addition, CMF has partnered with the Quebecor Fund on a pilot program aimed at stimulating the export of domestic projects from Quebec-based producers.

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Vikings maintains robust ratings in season five premiere

The international coproduction drew an overnight audience of 463,500 viewers (2+) as it returned on History.

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In brief: Carmilla to make TV debut in Hollywood Suite marathon

Plus: Sophie Bonspille Boileau wins the WIDC Feature Film Award at Whistler, the CRTC denies Rogers’ OMNI Regional request, plus more.

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Mary Kills People, Cardinal returns set for January

On the back of strong critical reception and significant international sales, the hour-long dramas are returning to Global and CTV, respectively.

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Cineflix looks to connect the global dots with new company

The Montreal-based firm has tapped Pablo Salzman to lead the copro-focused subsidiary, Connect3 Productions.

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Four Canadian films set for Sundance world premieres

The Utah festival has revealed its feature film lineup, including EyeSteelFilm’s Anote’s Ark and Creative Artisans Media and Involving Pictures’ Un Traductor.

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New commissioner for Ontario appointed at CRTC

Toronto lawyer Monique Lafontaine, who has previously served as director of regulatory affairs at the DGC, has signed on for a five-year term beginning in January.