Lauren Malyk

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Telefilm, Talent Fund lift lid on 2019/20 Talent to Watch

This year’s program will support a total of 31 English- and French- language projects, made up of 28 feature films and three web formats.

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In Brief: Groupe Juste pour rire adds to exec team

Plus, Not Your Panda wins Best Canadian Film at Breakthroughs, in addition to nabbing a distributors attention, while a former Disney exec joins eOne.

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CMF reorganizes exec team

The organization has unveiled two new positions and made a number of promotions, including upping Sandra Collins to COO.

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Baroness, Bodyguard take home Rockie Int’l Program prizes

Bodyguard won best English-language drama series, while Can You Hear Me? from Montreal’s Trio Orange picked up best non-English language drama series.

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Canadian gov’t, Banff unveil $2M women-owned business fund

The program is aimed at encouraging and training female entrepreneurs to build and grow their businesses within various screen-based industries.

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Netflix partners with APFC to support francophone creators

Telefilm Canada and the CMF have also committed funding towards the first year of the professional development program.

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CMF, Shaw Rocket award $3.3M across seven projects

Jeremy and Tunebug (pictured) and Galapagos X were some of the select few that netted funding through the Kids Digital Animated Series Program.

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Bron Creative signs $100M co-financing deal with MGM

Projects under the new deal include Legally Blonde 3, The Thomas Crown Affair and Respect starring Jennifer Hudson.

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How Red Button allowed Media Headquarters to experiment

With its season two launch, CEO and exec producer Robert Cohen discusses the format’s “mini film school” approach, and more.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for May 28 to June 3, 2019

Lucifer comes in at #1, followed by The Handmaid’s Tale at #2 and Stranger Things at #3.

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TVA Group axes 68 jobs

The company said the decision was “made necessary by numerous unfair practices that have been undermining the television industry for years.”

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MFM names Margolis acting CEO and film commissioner

Entertainment lawyer Rachel Margolis will step into the role this June.