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Luca Tarantini wins 2014 TVO short doc contest

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Tarantini’s short film, The Middle Way, will air on TVO on April 30.



Douglas Borton novel Kane to get big screen treatment

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Indie producer Unstable Ground has optioned the film rights, with Avi Federgreen (pictured) coproducing.



Banff honours Happy Days star Henry Winkler

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The veteran TV actor, director and producer (pictured) will be honoured at the Rockie Awards gala on June 10.



Toronto location shooting spend hit $1.19 billion in 2013

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The city of Toronto’s economic development committee reported nearly two-thirds of the production activity last year came from TV series production.



Three Canadian films in Cannes competition

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David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars, Atom Egoyan’s The Captive and Xavier Dolan’s Mommy will screen in the official competition on the Croisette, fest organizers said Thursday.



Barry Avrich among BravoFACTUAL grantees

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The Filthy Gorgeous: The Bob Guccione Story director (pictured) is among 11 Canadian filmmakers who will receive a total of $473,000 from the Bell Media-backed fund.



Black Fly wraps principal photography

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The thriller from Canadian writer and director Jason Bourque was shot in British Columbia.



IMAX pacts to get in-home movie content into China

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The joint venture with Wasu Digital TV Media Group comes ahead of the expected 2015 launch of the Toronto-based exhibitor’s premium home theatre system.



Reel Canada launches inaugural National Canadian Film Day

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Industry partners from Cineplex to Hollywood Suite are providing screen time to promote Canadian film to the public on April 29. (The Sweet Hereafter pictured)



Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films April 4, 2014 to April 10, 2014

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Afflicted takes the top spot during its first week of release, pushing Tom a la ferme down to #2.

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