Lauren Malyk

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Tasha Hubbard

Hot Docs ’19: Tasha Hubbard’s unexpected journey

The filmmaker discusses why she decided to take on nipawistamasowin: We Will Stand Up and how she approached the doc’s sensitive subject matter.

John Kuyk

CMJ shakes up exec team

The Montreal prodco has upped two within its senior ranks and hired a former Exploration Production exec, while its founder shifts to a new role.

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Telefilm, Rogers support 16 documentaries

Projects including 2019 Hot Docs opener nipawistamasowin: We Will Stand Up and Michelle Latimer’s Inconvenient Indian will share $1.6 million.

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Cineflix signs first-look with Alexis Robie

The exec producer’s credits include The First 48 and The Killer Speaks for A&E Network.

To Live To Sing

To Live To Sing selected for Cannes Directors’ Fortnight

The Mandarin-language feature from writer/director Johnny Ma follows 2016′s Old Stone.

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Bell Media, Motion Content renew Where To I Do? for season three

The greenlight comes ahead of the wedding venue show’s season two premiere on Gusto.

John Gill

NSI CEO John Gill to depart

“The timing is right for me to step aside so that NSI can continue to reshape itself for the future,” said Gill about his decision to leave the organization next month.

Photo by Blake Hannahson, courtesy of Mongrel Media

Taking The Grizzlies on tour

The team behind the film explains why they wanted to launch an exclusive northern tour for remote Indigenous communities prior to the film’s nationwide release.

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Netflix approaches 149 million subs

The giant also said it would try to be more transparent with producers, members and the press over the next several months about what audiences are watching.

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Wattpad partners with Sony Pictures Television

The first-look TV deal deepens the duo’s relationship and gives Sony access to around half a billion Wattpad stories.

André Bureau

Former media exec and CRTC chair Andre Bureau dies

“Mr. Bureau played a pivotal role in providing Canadians more choice on television,” said CRTC chairperson and CEO Ian Scott on Bureau’s passing.

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Guru, VIFF among Creative Export Canada fund recipients

Twenty companies from across Canada’s cultural industries will share nearly $7.8 million in funding.