Lauren Malyk

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Vancouver Web Fest on hiatus for 2019

Founder Suzette Laqua is stepping back to focus on her health in the year ahead, with the festival set to resume in 2020.

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Playback’s 2018 Film Director of the Year: Stella Meghie

The Share Her Journey ambassador has become one of Canada’s top directorial exports, thanks to a TIFF world premiere and an upcoming feature with Universal.

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Photo Gallery: WIFT-T Crystal Awards 2018

The event saw the organization honour its 2018 mentorship cohort and the work of industry veterans like Karen-Thorne Stone, Deb Day and Edwina Follows.

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Dance Revolution earns second act

The format developed and produced by Montreal’s Quebecor Content and prodco Fair-Play will return to TVA next year.

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Production wraps on Amy Jo Johnson’s sophomore feature

Dark comedy Tammy’s Always Dying is produced by JA Productions, Plainspeak Pictures and Prospero Pictures.

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Canada copro The Kindness of Strangers to open Berlin film fest

Produced by Lone Scherfig’s Creative Alliance banner and Toronto’s Strada Films, the drama will have its world premiere in the festival’s international competition.

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Playback’s 2018 Showrunner of the Year: Simon Barry

His sci-fi series Ghost Wars may have ended this spring, but veteran showrunner Barry had plenty more up his sleeve.

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LevelFILM partners with Popp Rok

LevelFILM will work with the advertising and music video prodco to develop, package and launch film and TV projects in Canada.

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Gusto unwraps holiday specials, South Korea deal

Four new festive episodes of Flour Power will debut this month, plus Gusto Worldwide Media sells two seasons of the show to UMAX.

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TIFF lifts the curtain on Top Ten

The Fireflies Are Gone and Mouthpiece are among the Canadian features in the new iteration of Canada’s Top Ten.

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Five Canadian shorts headed to Sundance

Eva Kaukai and Manon Chamberland’s Throat Singing in Kangirsuk and Trevor Anderson’s Docking will world premiere at the Utah-based fest.

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Six screenwriters selected for inaugural PSP Scripted Series

Kat Sieniuc and Petie Chalifoux are among the recipients for the Pacific Screenwriting Program’s flagship training initiative.