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Mommy to represent Canada in Oscar race

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Xavier Dolan’s Cannes award winner is being put forward to compete in the Best Foreign Language Film category.



Canadian producers headed south for coproductions

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Canadians are headed to Brazil and Los Cabos following Strategic Partners’ spotlight on Latin America at its 17th edition, which wrapped on Sept. 14.



Elevation Pictures’ post-TIFF picks

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The distributor has picked up two high-profile acquisition titles for the Canadian market.



California signs new $330 million tax credit program into law

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The new incentives pot is up sharply from $100 million in annual funding.



Lionsgate nabs rights to The Smosh Movie

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The mini-major has acquired worldwide distribution rights to the feature film edition of the popular digital media brand for 13 to 17-year-olds.



The Good Lie to open Festival du nouveau cinema

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The Warner Bros. release, directed by Philippe Falardeau and starring Reese Witherspoon, will kick off the Montreal event on Oct. 8.



Joey King, Kevin Pollak board Sean Garrity’s Borealis (exclusive)

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The road trip movie will shoot in Winnipeg this fall. (Garrity pictured.)



Photo Gallery: WIFT-T @ TIFF ’14

Photos from Women in Film and Television – Toronto’s annual fete during the Toronto International Film Festival.



Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Aug. 25 to Aug. 31, 2014

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Amazing Spider-Man 2 is number one on the DVD charts for the week.



Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Sept. 5 to Sept. 11, 2014

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Atom Egoyan’s The Captive reaches #6 at the overall box office, with a $600K opening week.

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WIFT @ TIFF 2014

WIFT @ TIFF 2014 - Sarah Gadon, star of David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars. She is a 2012 WIFT-T Crystal Award winner.

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