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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films June 9 to 15, 2017

Bon Cop Bad Cop 2 is at #10, with Wonder Woman at #1 and The Mummy at #2.

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Corus-owned YA imprint takes rights to Carmilla

Kids Can Press has optioned worldwide publishing rights to the scripted digital series from Shaftesbury.

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CCI’s Undercover Grandpa set for stateside theatrical release

In Canada, the $10 million indie comedy is being released on VOD today and premieres this fall on Bell Media’s TMN.

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NFB seeks ‘institutional transformation’ with Indigenous action plan

The film board commits to more funding for Indigenous-led projects and representational parity across its workforce.

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Serendipity Point developing Michael Ondaatje novel

The Toronto prodco has partnered with Film4 and Potboiler Productions to adapt In the Skin of a Lion for the big screen.

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2017 Indie List: Muse spies unscripted growth

With a focus on MOWs, factual and producing for the international marketplace, the Montreal prodco climbed the ranks last year.

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Eugene Levy joins Playback’s Hall of Fame

The iconic actor and comedian helped put Canadian comedy on the map.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films June 2 to 8, 2017

Bon Cop Bad Cop 2 tops the chart for a fourth week, followed by Maudie at #2 and Misericorde at #3.

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Jumping into bed with competitors, and 4 other Banff takeaways

Do network brands even matter any more? What content is selling globally? Five insights from the top media execs from around the world.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films June 2 to 8, 2017

Bon Cop Bad Cop 2 is at # 7, with Wonder Woman at #1 and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales at #2.

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Hacking Porcupine Lake’s marketing campaign

For those who thought a knock-out marketing campaign isn’t possible on an indie-filmmaker’s budget, we challenged two agency execs to prove it’s doable.

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In Brief: Who won the Rogers Prize of Excellence in Cancon?

TVO sets the premiere for marblemedia’s Opie’s Home (pictured), plus more news.