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Breakthrough inks licensing deal for Anne films

The Toronto-based producer and distributor has signed a global M&L agreement to support its L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables film trilogy.

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Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Sept. 26 to Oct. 2, 2016

Warcraft tops the chart, followed by Captain America: Civil War at #2 and Central Intelligence at #3.


Inside Smokebomb’s multi-platform plan

With the Carmilla feature in the works, Smokebomb aims to prove its IP can move to new platforms.

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In brief: CMF, Sao Paulo partner; Crave lands on Apple TV

Cameras roll on Canada/Ireland copro series Acceptable Risk, plus CMF funding news.

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Blue Ant opens U.K.-based production studio

Antenna Pictures, based in London, will be led by newly appointed creative director Jago Lee (pictured).

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TIFF unveils Canada sesquicentennial celebration

Canada on Screen will present free screenings, special events and a list of 150 essential national works. (Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner pictured.)

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Cancon consultations roll through T.O.

Incentives to export content and Canadian spending requirements: Consultation participants share their ideas. (Minister of Canadian Heritage Melanie Joly pictured.)

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Opinion: What Minister Joly should take from the Cancon consultations

If the current regulation stands, Canadian voices risk being lost in the crowd, says filmmaker and DGC National president Tim Southam.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Sept. 30 to Oct. 6, 2016

Juste la Fin du Monde is at #1, with Embrasse-Moi Comme tu M’aimes at #2 and 9 Le Film at #3

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Sept. 30 to Oct. 6, 2016

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children tops the chart, followed by Deepwater Horizon at #2 and The Magnificent Seven at #3.

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Former eOne exec takes on new role at Cineflix

Peter Emerson has been named president of the Montreal-based producer and distributor.

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VIFF names BC Spotlight winners

Ann Marie Fleming’s Window Horses (pictured) and Kevan Funk’s Hello Destroyer were among the projects to receive awards.