Jordan Pinto

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Breaking Barriers backs projects from Patricia Rozema, Rama Rau

Produced by Toronto’s First Generation Films, Rozema’s latest feature Mouthpiece is based on the stage play by Norah Sadava and Amy Nostbakken.

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Starz channel headed to Canada through Bell Media, Lionsgate pact

The agreement also gives Bell Media exclusive first-window access in Canada to Lionsgate’s slate of feature films.

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Unarmed Verses wins Canada’s Top Ten People’s Choice Award

Previous winners of the prize include Alethea Arnaquq-Baril’s doc Angry Inuk and Philippe Falardeau’s political satire My Internship in Canada.

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Turner, Warner Bros launch SVOD internationally

Filmstruck, a new movie-focused platform, will first launch in the U.K. ahead of multi-territory roll out over the next two years.

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Take 5, Whizbang and J. Miles Dale snag PGAs

Toronto-shot projects The Handmaid’s Tale and The Shape of Water continue to claim high-profile prizes with their respective wins at the Producers Guild of America Awards.

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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.