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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Sept. 25, 2015 to Oct. 1, 2015

The top three remain unchanged, with Paul a Quebec at #1, Le Mirage at #2 and Le journal d’un vieil homme at #3.


Pre-production underway on AMBI, Imprint’s Groove Tails

Animation and production on the CGI family feature will be done out of the AMBI Group’s Toronto-based AIC Studios, with Jamie Foxx (pictured) to voice the lead and serve as producer.


Blue Ice Docs finds The Missing Ingredient

The Toronto-based distributor acquired two other titles in addition to the Michael Sparaga-directed doc. (Sparaga pictured.)

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Sleeping Giant, Fractured Land win VIFF prizes

Connor Gaston also took home the BC Emerging Filmmaker Award for his feature The Devout. (Sleeping Giant pictured.)

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Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Sept. 14, 2015 to Sept. 20, 2015

Furious 7 is at #1 for the week of Sept. 14 to 20, followed by Cinderella at #2 and Big Bang Theory: The Complete Eighth Season at #3.

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Telefilm, Rogers renew theatrical doc program for 2015/16

The program, backed by Telefilm Canada and the Rogers Group of Funds, supports feature-length docs at the production or post-production stage.

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Deals: Sinking Ship, Picture Box, Portfolio, Tricon

Sinking Ship has sold Odd Squad (pictured), Chirp and Playdate into multiple territories, plus more pre-MIPCOM deals.

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Brightlight, Voltage spark up sales deal

Vancouver’s Brightlight Pictures has entered a five film sales deal will L.A.-based Voltage Pictures. (Brightlight president Shawn Williamson pictured.)


WIFT-T names management accelerator participants

Rebecca Swift and Cher Merlo are among 12 individuals who were selected for the inaugural edition of the Shaw Media Management Accelerator program.

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Incendo maps its next move after Versailles

Incendo’s Jean Bureau and Ian Whitehead talk moving from MOWs to TV series via Versailles, the $4 million per episode Canada/France copro set to hit screens in November.