Film

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Shore, Trebek among Canadian Academy’s 2020 honourees

Schitt’s Creek co-creator Dan Levy, activist David Suzuki, writer Nathalie Younglai and actor Tina Keeper also join the list of Canadians to be honoured on Canadian Screen Week.

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Canadian-produced film marks English debut for Iranian director

Isthmus, now in production in Toronto, is produced by newly launched Canadian shingle Blue Footlights and U.S. prodco Tall Brit Productions.

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Ask No Questions to debut at Slamdance

The film from directors Jason Loftus and Eric Pedicelli will make its world premiere as part of the festival’s Documentary Features lineup.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Nov. 22 to 28, 2019

Frozen 2 tops the chart, followed by Ford v Ferrari at #2 and A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Nov. 22 to 28, 2019

Antigone comes in at #1, while Les barbares de La Malbaie and Il pleuvait des oiseaux land at #2 and #3, respectively.

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Hollywood Suite reveals first-ever original series

A Year in Film is part of an ongoing strategy to build original content around its rotating library of more than 1,200 feature film titles.

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Deals: Indiecan, Cineflix Rights, Blue Ant Int’l

Cineflix Rights nabs the global distribution rights to Storm Stories: The Next Chapter, while Blue Ant International unveils a raft of sales for Prison.

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Cineplex rethinks its experience

The entertainment and media company will build new Junxion locations with live event space, indoor food truck and amusement games.

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Alyson Richards, Lauren Grant embark on The Retreat

Pat Mills (Don’t Talk to Irene) is set to direct the thriller starring Tommie-Amber Pirie (Bitten, pictured) and Sarah Allen (The Expanse).

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Nov. 15 to 21, 2019

Ford v Ferrari races to the top of the list, while Last Christmas and Charlie’s Angels claim the #2 and #3 spots, respectively.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Nov. 15 to 21, 2019

Antigone tops the chart, followed by Matthias et Maxime at #2 and Jouliks at #3.

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Tasha Hubbard’s nipawistamasowin nabs trio of prizes at RIDM

The writer/director/producer’s documentary picked up the The Women Inmates’ Award, among others.