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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Oct. 10, 2014 to Oct. 16, 2014


Gone Girl is the #1 movie at the box office for the week starting Oct. 10, while Mommy comes in at #9 overall.

Jennifer Beals joins cast of Full Out


The Flashdance star joins Sean Cisterna’s comeback movie now shooting in Toronto.

Lionsgate brings Panem to life on YouTube


The mini-major partners with YouTube to promote the next instalment of the Hunger Games franchise with a 5-episode original web series.

Deals: Raven Banner, Anchor Bay, Multiple Media


Canadian distribs land rights to a rock star’s directorial debut and a New Zealand horror-comedy.

Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Sept. 29, 2014 to Oct. 5, 2014


Transformers: Age of Extinction tops the DVD chart this week, followed by Neighbors.

D Films inks output deal with Blumhouse International


The agreement covers all movies outside of Jason Blum’s first-look deal with Universal. (Blumhouse title Insidious pictured)

NSI Online Short Film fest names latest winners


Directors who picked up prizes in the latest round of award-giving include Terry Miles, Ben Cotton and Sarah Deakins. (They Wore Pink pictured)

The New Establishment: Todor Kobakov


Film composer – and occasional indie rocker – Todor Kobakov is racking up credits and kudos as one of Canada’s most cutting-edge sound artists.

CNE picks up Burt’s Buzz for The Scene


The Canadian feature documentary from director Jody Shapiro will appear on the Conde Nast Entertainment digital video network.

Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films, Oct. 3, 2014 to Oct. 9, 2014


Mommy is the top Canadian film at the box office this week, while Hector and the Search for Happiness comes in at #2.

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VIFF Canadian Awards - Alex Zahara, director of the short film Not Indian Enough

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