Lauren Malyk

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In brief: Netflix’s David Wells to step down as CFO

As well: The NFB’s first interactive VR project Museum of Symmetry launches on Steam and Viveport, a new travel channel launches on Telus Optik, plus more.

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Netflix joins The Ponysitters Club

Produced by Ontario’s Brain Power Studio in association with Discovery Kids Latin America, the streaming giant picked up worldwide rights to the live-action children’s series.

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Alexandra Zarowny to lead CFC Bell Media Prime Time

A scribe on series including Lost Girl, Murdoch Mysteries and Degrassi: The Next Generation, Zarowny will lead the CFC’s upcoming story room.

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Restless River rolls into Quebec

Production on Madeline Ivalu and Marie-Helene Cousineau’s feature adaptation of Gabrielle Roy’s short novel will begin next week.

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VIFF unveils M/A/D lineup, sustainable production awards

Garry Winogrand: All Things Are Photographable and The Man Who Stole Banksy will have their Canadian premieres at the fest.

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CTV greenlights a sixth season of MasterChef Canada

Season five of the culinary competition show averaged 1.2 million viewers, according to CTV.

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Deals: Cineplex, CTV, DHX Distribution, Premiere Entertainment

(Updated) Newfoundland-shot drama Crown and Anchor heads to Cineplex in T.O and St. John’s, CTV picks up the Roseanne spin-off, plus more.

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Vincenzo Natali’s latest heading to Netflix

Production is underway in Toronto on the writer/director’s adaptation of Stephen King and Joe Hill’s novella In The Tall Grass.

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B.C. orgs, Netflix partner on screenwriting initiative

The Pacific Screenwriting Program, supported by Creative BC, CMPA and WGC, is part of the streamer’s $25-million pledge to invest in Canadian creatives.

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In Brief: Phil King named Canada lead for Sony Pictures

The former CTV president takes on an added role as SPT moves toward a territory management model, plus more.

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CMF awards $6.1M across 31 digi projects

Toronto’s Secret Location received funding for two games and one interactive media project through the funder’s Experimental Stream Innovation Program.

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TIFF’18: Filmmaker Lab, Pitch and Rising Star picks

Mohawk Girls showrunner Tracey Deer is among 10 directors selected for the fest’s Filmmaker Lab, while The Sun at Midnight‘s Devery Jacobs (pictured) scores the title of Rising Star.