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Un amour d’ete, P.S. Jerusalem win at Montreal int’l doc fest

Winners at the 18th edition of the festival were revealed this weekend. (P.S. Jerusalem pictured.)

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Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Nov. 2, 2015 to Nov. 8, 2015

Inside Out is #1 for the week of Nov. 2 to Nov. 8, with Jurassic World at #2 and Pixels at #3.

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Best of the Year: Temple Street Productions

In 2015, the prodco attracted a majority stake from Fairfax Financial, launched two new divisions, hit the big screen and watched the star of its hit show land a Primetime Emmy nom.

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Victor Loewy named CAFDE president

Loewy takes over from outgoing president Hussain Amarshi at the Canadian Association of Film Distributors and Exporters.

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Michel Trudel named MELS president

Trudel will now oversee all divisions within the MELS brand, which grew under TVA Group’s acquisition of Vision Globale in 2014.

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Deals: Shaw picks up Apres Ski from Tricon

Plus more deals of week including DHX Media, Elevation Pictures and Netflix Canada. (The cast of Apres Ski pictured.)

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Corus exiting pay TV, Bell Media taking TMN national

Bell Media has struck a deal with HBO to acquire all-platform rights to its programming in Canada and has announced an original production development program.

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Two NFB films among Oscars animated shorts list

Shorts from directors Claude Cloutier and Cordell Barker were named to the 10-film list.

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Killjoys to benefit from new TriBro Studios incentive

The studio has launched its program which gives a 50% studio rental discount to productions helmed by women. (Killjoys showrunner Michelle Lovretta pictured.)


Coming Soon: The Trick with the Gun

Markham Street Films’ Aaron Hancox on the magical distribution strategy for The Trick with the Gun, released today.