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NFB reports progress on Indigenous Action Plan

The producer has committed to investing 15% of its spend on Indigenous-directed projects by 2020.

The Sun At Midnight

Monterey Media acquires The Sun at Midnight

California-based Monterey Media is planning a fall U.S. theatrical release for the Yellowknife-shot drama.

Telefilm parity panel

Telefilm’s gender parity results and the challenges that remain

A panel discussion on advancing women in the industry points to progress made, but more support for women-led projects at bigger budgets is still needed.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 10 films June 8 to 14, 2018

Ocean’s 8 steals the #1 spot, followed by Deadpool 2 at #2 and Solo: A Star Wars Story at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films June 8 to 14, 2018

Identites comes in at #1, followed by La Chute De Sparte at #2 and The Accountant of Auschwitz at #3.

TAAFI

TAAFI’s growth goals

This year, the animation fest is spreading out its programming into three categories in an attempt to engage more industry professionals and the public.

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Cameras roll on Babe Nations’ first feature

The Rest of Us, starring Sophie Nelisse (pictured) and Heather Graham, is directed by Aisling Chin-Yee.

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Eight Canadian producers head to Trans Atlantic Partners

Shaftesbury’s Stephanie Ouaknine and Compass Productions’ Joe Balass are among the Canadian independent producers set to take part in the copro program.

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Cameras roll on The Eye of U.R.M.

The sci-fi thriller is the latest feature from Metis director Benjamin Ross Hayden and stars Greg Bryk.

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Playback’s 5 to Watch: 2018 nominations now open

We’re on the hunt for the best up-and-coming talent in the Canadian screen-based industries – and we need you to help us find it. (Free to view)

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 10 films June 1 to 7, 2018

Solo: A Star Wars Story leads the list, followed by Deadpool 2 landing at #2 and Avengers: Infinity War breaking the top three.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films June 1 to 7, 2018

La Chute De Sparte nabs the top spot, followed by Indian Horse at #2 and La Bolduc at #3.