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Lisa Fitzgibbons stepping down from DOC


After seven years heading the Documentary Organization of Canada, executive director Lisa Fitzgibbons (pictured) will vacate the position on Dec. 31.

Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Dec. 5, 2014 to Dec. 11, 2014


Corner Gas: The Movie is the #1 Canadian film at the box office for the week of Dec. 5 to Dec. 11, followed by Mommy.

Floyd Kane, Director X team up for Undone racial drama


The directorial feature debut for the veteran music video maker is shooting in Halifax.

TFCA names finalists for best Canadian film prize


Xavier Dolan’s Mommy (pictured) will compete against two other films for a $100,000 grand prize at the Toronto Film Critics Awards.

Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Dec. 5, 2014 to Dec. 11, 2014


The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 tops the box office for the week of Dec. 5 to Dec. 11, followed by Penguins of Madagascar.

BravoFACTUAL awards $360K across 8 projects


Rhonda Buckley’s Terranova Matadora: Carolyn Hayward is among eight documentary shorts to receive BravoFACTUAL funds from BravoFACT. (Pictured: Buckley)

High-tech Canadians, kids copro added to Sundance


The copro The Games Maker will screen at the festival, which will also showcase VR projects from Montreal-based artists Felix Lajeunesse and Paul Raphael.

Canadian scribes get Black Listed


Seth W. Owen and Chris MacBride make the coveted L.A.-based list of the best unproduced scripts.

2014 Humanitarian Award: Paul Haggis


Playback‘s Canadian Film and TV Hall of Fame 2014 Humanitarian Award winner is Paul Haggis, founder of the Haiti-focused non-profit Artists for Peace and Justice.

Mathieu Denis’ Corbo heads to Berlin


The FLQ drama will screen in the festival’s Generation 2015 sidebar for coming of age features aimed at young audiences.

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WIFT-T Crystal Awards 2014

WIFT-T Crystal Awards 2014 - Host Hélène Joy, star of Murdoch Mysteries, speaks to eTalk backstage before the 2014 WIFT-T Crystal Awards. Credit: Eduardo Perez