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Who won big at the WGC Awards?

X Company, Letterkenny and Maudie scribes nabbed some hardware at the annual Writers Guild of Canada gala. Check out who else picked up a trophy.

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On the Slate: Aircraft Pictures

With production close to wrapping on two animated features, the company is fine-tuning a cross-border development slate with a view to finding success in evolving markets.

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CBC partners with int’l broadcasters to launch Panora.tv

Set to launch this fall, the business-facing platform is meant to tap into the 12,000 content buyers unable to attend major industry events.

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Mongrel expands Maudie release

A solid opening and a line around the block at its Halifax premiere prompted a wider Atlantic Canada release of the Canada/Ireland copro.

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Lionsgate to open Toronto distribution arm

Susan Hummel, former SVP sales and distribution at FremantleMedia International Canada, has been tapped to lead the new office.

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Rogers Media sells Toronto production office

The company will remain as a tenant at the 1.8-acre site until next year.

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On the Slate: Zapruder Films

The production company behind Operation Avalanche and nirvanna the band the show is looking to expand its slate with projects by up-and-coming talent.

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Hulu picks up Pure

The CBC drama, produced by Two East Productions and Cineflix Media, will air in the U.S. exclusively on the SVOD.

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Ontario has record film, TV production year

Productions in the province have contributed more than $1 billion to the economy for the sixth consecutive year.

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CBC debuts new digital original Save Me

Geared at women 35 to 55, iThentic’s “traumcom” boasts an impressive cast of Canadian faces.

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CMF distributes $2M across 10 digital projects

N5 Pictures’ Petrol and LaRue Entertainment’s The Amazing Gayl Pile nabbed the maximum investment through the new fund for returning web series.

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Sonar Entertainment to acquire Tricon library

The L.A.-based producer-distributor will also acquire some of the Toronto company’s production assets, pending the Ontario Superior Court of Justice’s approval.