Regan Reid

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Canadian Academy picks Ava as best first feature

Sadaf Foroughi’s coming-of-age tale has picked up eight other nominations for the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards.

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Vancouver producers launch All In Pictures

Led by Marc Stephenson and Leah Mallen, the new prodco is currently in development on a range of kids- and teen-focused series.

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New coalition wants to block piracy websites

Organizations like Bell, CMPA and eOne have asked the CRTC to create an agency to identify sites that pirate content.

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eOne completes MGC acquisition, Morayniss to exit

eOne TV president John Morayniss is stepping down as eOne fully acquires The Mark Gordon Company and names its founder to the company’s C-suite.

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Deals: Syndicado, CMJ, Corus

Toronto’s Syndicado acquires 100 hours of factual content, CMJ partners with Bill James to develop a true crime series, and more.

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Rogers revenues, profit up in Q4

On the media side, revenues decreased to $526 million from $550 million a year ago, largely due to lower Blue Jays revenues.

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Lambur Productions signs first major deal

Joan Lambur’s Toronto-based kids prodco has optioned the TV rights to the Sophie Kinsella (pictured) novel Fairy Mom and Me.

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Bron lines up next project

The B.C.-based company will produce period drama Man of Cloth with Entertainment 360.

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The Breadwinner nabs Oscar nomination

The Canada/Ireland/Luxembourg copro is produced by Toronto’s Aircraft Pictures, headed up by Anthony Leo and Andrew Rosen.

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Serendipity Point copro Museo heads to Berlin

The drama, from Mexican director Alonso Ruizpalacios, will world premiere in competition at the festival.

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Banff World Media Festival to honour NBCUniversal

The global media co will be presented with the Company of Distinction award at the four-day festival in June.

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WIFT-T program cultivates media leaders of tomorrow

Sixteen industry members will participate in the executive development program, including Fathom Film Group’s Ann Shin and Shaftesbury’s Jay Bennett.