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Hot Docs to honour Julia Ivanova

The director behind Limit Is the Sky and Family Portrait in Black and White will be recognized with a retrospective.

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Canadian short filmmakers shine in Oscar nominations

Canadian-led projects earned three of the five nominations in the animated short category, while two of five live-action short nominations came from Canadian filmmakers as well.

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Media Ranch inks strategic partnership with GRB Studios

The companies will jointly develop, produce and distribute unscripted IP through the pact.

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Updated: TVA Group elevates two execs

The Montreal-headquartered company has named Denis Rozon as its new VP, productions, operations and technology and appointed Anick Dubois as VP, finance.

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Indiecan acquires Cat Hostick’s The Meaning of Life

Hostick’s feature debut stars Canadian musician Tyler Shaw as a starving artist who gets a job as a therapeutic hospital clown.

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Netflix closes in on 140 million subs

The streaming giant admitted blockbuster video games like Fortnite are an increasing threat to consumers’ viewing time, but said it will focus on its user experience for future growth.

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Uncork’d Entertainment picks up Crown and Anchor

The Texas-based distributor has acquired Canadian and U.S. distribution rights to Andrew Rowe’s Newfoundland-shot drama.

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Great Great Great heads to the U.S.

The dramedy from director Adam Garnet Jones will receive a theatrical and VOD release through a deal with New York-based distributor Ammo Content.

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Experimentation leading to new opps for creators: CMF Trends

The funder’s latest report explores the ways content producers can capitalize on new opportunities like interactive audio and location-based entertainment.

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Raven Banner picks up Danishka Esterhazy’s Level 16

The genre-focused distributor will release the thriller day-and-date with its U.S. theatrical debut.

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New drone regulations could have major impact on domestic filming

Transport Canada’s new regulations for drone operators, to be implemented this summer, are causing concern in the industry.


Photo Gallery: 2019 TFCA gala

This year’s ceremony saw Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier, Edward Burtynsky, Tantoo Cardinal and Molly McGlynn being honoured for their work.