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Coming Soon: My Ex-Ex

Will a bubbly, engaging cast, a traditional media buy and carefully concepted artwork help get this “fun, raunchy romantic comedy” in front of its target audience?

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Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs June 8, 2015 to June 14, 2015

Kingsman: The Secret Service is at this week’s #1, followed by SpongeBob SquarePants: Sponge Out of Water at #2 and Jupiter Ascending at #3.

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Canada wins 5 Film Lions at Cannes ad fest

From the global ad festival, juror Darren Clarke notes that people’s shortening attention spans aren’t stopping brands from making long-format content. (From Strategy Online.)

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Seven Canadian films to screen at Karlovy Vary

The Czech Republic festival takes place from July 3 to 11 and includes Canadian films from Francois Peloquin and Andrew Cividino.

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Deals: PNP, MCE, 9 Story, Beyond

PNP acquires the Canadian rights to the Nicole Kidman-starrer Strangerland and more deals of the week.

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Gallery: Dreaming in Technicolor at TIFF

The industry gathered together on June 19 to celebrate Technicolor’s 100th anniversary and TIFF’s special Technicolor screening run.

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BravoFACTUAL awards $563K across 12 projects

Nadine Pequeneza’s How to Recruit a Terrorist is among the projects selected to receive BravoFACTUAL funding from BravoFACT. (Pequeneza pictured.)

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Academy updates rules ahead of 88th Oscars

Several changes were announced by the Academy on Wednesday, including an increase in the number of titles initially shortlisted in the VFX category.

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Juste la fin du monde, Mission Yeti nab Quebecor Fund coin

The organization distributed $775,000 in funding across three films and one event production via its Event and Film Production Assistance Program.

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WIFT-T, Shaw Media launch management program

The Shaw Media Management Accelerator was jointly developed by WIFT-T and Ryerson University’s G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education.