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Montreal-focused filmmaker residency launched

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The Conseil des arts de Montreal, SODEC and the NFB have joined forces to create a residency for Montreal filmmakers from culturally diverse communities.



Deals: Tricon, Peace Point Rights, Pacific Northwest

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Tricon Films & Television closes a number of inflight entertainment deals, while Peace Point Rights sells its Takedown doc (pictured) to several U.S. VOD services.



Marina Cordoni boards American Hangman

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The sales agent will eye pre-sales in Toronto for Wilson Coneybeare’s kidnapping saga to shoot in Canada and Northern Ireland in November.



Zoie Palmer, Lauren Holly join latest LaLonde feature

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Christine Horne has also been cast in Jeremy LaLonde’s How to plan an Orgy in a Small Town, his follow-up to Sex After Kids. (Palmer pictured)



TIFF expands industry programming with Vimeo deal

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The new partnership will see the launch of the Vimeo Industry Convergence Centre, to be housed in the CBC building. (TIFF industry office director Justin Cutler pictured.)



BravoFACT invests $243K across 8 shorts

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Projects selected to receive grants include Jonathan Bronfman’s AFK and Inga Dievulyte’s Eligible.



Xavier Dolan’s Mommy to screen in Telluride

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The Cannes Jury Award co-winner is the lone Canadian film to screen in Utah before shifting to TIFF as a “Toronto” premiere.



Pacific Northwest Pictures acquires Leap 4 Your Life

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Gary Hawe’s Vancouver-shot mockumentary is headed straight to VOD after a festival run.



How deep will California bite into Canada with tax credit hike?

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Hollywood is getting an extended and expanded $330 million-a-year incentive program to keep film and TV production in Los Angeles.



Ricardo Trogi’s Le Mirage casts lead roles

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Louis Morissette, who also wrote the film’s script, snagged the main role for the Montreal-shot comedy from Christal Films.

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