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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.



Survey: media and entertainment M&A activity at three-year high

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Corporate players are focusing on “bite-size” deals, like DHX Media acquiring Ragdoll Worldwide, to move into new markets and technologies, says report from tax consultant EY.



Michele Alosinac on changes at Toronto’s film office

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The city’s new film sector development officer (pictured) on her plans to improve working relationships with the screen-based industries.



Wolverine Hotel gets financial backing at AFM

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Jean-Guy Despres’ Reflection Films International is getting behind the crime thriller, directed by Patricia Chica (pictured).



Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Oct. 27, 2014 to Nov. 2, 2014

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The Montreal-shot X-Men: Days of Future Past takes the top spot on the DVD chart for the week of Oct. 27 to Nov. 2.



Deals: VSC picks up Patch Town

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Video Services Corp takes the Canadian distribution rights for Craig Goodwill’s Patch Town (pictured), plus other distribution and deals news for the week.



Entertainment One takes U.S. rights to Cas & Dylan

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The Canadian distributor is to release the indie road movie stateside.



Whistler showcases Canadian rising stars

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Sara Canning, Dustin Milligan and two others will rub shoulders with established Canadian and Hollywood stars for the spotlight. (Canning pictured)



Cineplex Q3 earnings hit by soft summer box office

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Higher concessions revenue offset the impact of dud movies and falling attendance.



TVA Group acquires Vision Globale

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The deal will see the subsidiary of Quebecor Media acquire the assets of Vision Globale for approximately $118 million. (Quebecor president and CEO Pierre Dion pictured)

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