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XYZ Films takes NA sales rights to Jamie Dagg’s River

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The indie thriller from RedLab Digital and Know Rules Media is set to shoot in Laos and Thailand in January 2015.



Amy Jo Johnson and the art of crowdfunding

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With three successful Indiegogo campaigns under her belt, the former Flashpoint star weighs in on her strategies for turning fans into financiers.



Shomi unveils content licensing deal with Walt Disney, Disney/ABC

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The film and TV catalogue deal is the latest sign that the market for SVOD rights in Canada for Hollywood fare has tightened.



Whistler dips toes in day-and-date VOD waters with After Film School

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Joel Ashton McCarthy’s mockumentary will be available for streaming on nfb.ca for $9.95 a pop after its Dec. 5 world premiere



Timothy Yeung’s 90 Days wins best Canadian film award at Reel Asian

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The pan-Asian film festival jury gave an honourable mention to Leftover, by Canadian director Daniel Yong. (90 Days pictured)



Is 2014 the year Canadian movie viewing habits changed forever?

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Although Canadians are still watching films mainly on live TV broadcasts, new Telefilm Canada research shows PVRs, VOD, Netflix and streaming sites gaining ground.



Pre-tax earnings up at Entertainment One

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Interim results showed higher earnings, underpinned by the Peppa Pig franchise, despite a fall in overall revenues.



Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Nov. 7, 2014 to Nov. 13, 2014

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Mommy is the #1 Canadian film at the box office for the week of Nov. 7 to Nov. 13, with Henri Henri coming in at #2.



Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Nov. 7, 2014 to Nov. 13, 2014

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Big Hero 6 tops the box office for the week of Nov. 7 to Nov. 13, with Interstellar taking the #2 spot.



Anne Dorval to receive WIFT-T Crystal Award

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Dorval will be honoured with the international achievement award at a gala in Toronto on Dec. 2.

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