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Production begins on Incendo’s Amber Alert

The Montreal-shot feature is being directed by Philippe Gagnon and joins a 2015 slate for Incendo that includes five MOWs and one international coproduction.

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Coming Soon: How To Change The World

Robin Smith of Toronto-based distributor KinoSmith on the theatrical release strategy for Greenpeace doc How To Change The World.

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Don’t think you’re an artist? If you want an O-1B visa, think again

Column: Executives and below-the-line crew members may not consider their talents artistic, but immigration lawyer Lorraine P. D’Alessio urges them to take a closer look.

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Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs July 13, 2015 to July 19, 2015

Longest Ride tops the chart for the week of July 13 to July 19, with Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 at #2 and Get Hard at #3.

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B.C. opens L.A. film office

The newly announced B.C. film office in L.A. will work to promote the province to American studios and producers.

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Reynolds Mastin named head of CMPA

The well-known face of CMPA negotiations and legal matters takes over the reins from Michael Hennessy, who retires this week.

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Egoyan’s Remember to bow at Venice

The 72nd edition of the festival will also feature Go With Me, a U.S./Canada/Sweden copro. (Remember pictured.)

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Telefilm invests $8.1M across 14 features

Productions selected to receive funding include Kim Nguyen’s Two Lovers and a Bear and Iain Macleod’s Your Money or Your Wife. (Nguyen pictured.)

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Production, post revenues reach $5B in 2013: StatsCan

The film, television and video production industry generated $4.2 billion in operating revenue in 2013, while the post industry pulled in $784.1 million, new reports from StatsCan say.

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NSI names 2015 Totally Television teams

Kyle Rideout and Josh Epstein are among the writer/producer teams selected to participate in the latest round of the program.