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Director Bill Taylor on eventizing films outside the theatre

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To help promote his upcoming film Don’t Get Killed in Alaska, Taylor is looking to incite arts and book buffs to bulk-buy tickets in exchange for info-fuelled freebies.



Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Oct. 17, 2014 to Oct. 23, 2014

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Mommy is the top Canadian film at the box office for the week of Oct. 17 to Oct. 23, with Dr. Cabbie sitting at #2.



Molly Parker joins The 9th Life of Louis Drax

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The supernatural thriller from coproducers Brightlight Pictures and AntColony Films is shooting in Vancouver. (Parker pictured)



Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Oct. 17, 2014 to Oct. 23, 2014

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Fury tops the box office for the week of Oct. 17 to Oct. 23, with Gone Girl falling to #2.



The New Establishment: Chris Harvey

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Harvey has made a name for himself in the hyper-competitive, ever-changing industry of VFX.



Whistler unveils 11 world bows in Canadian film slate

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The 2014 lineup includes debuts for the latest movies by Carl Bessai, Jeffrey Nesker and Joel Ashton McCarthy.



Enemy, Orphan Black win top prizes at DGC awards

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Don McKellar also won the best film direction trophy for his work on The Grand Seduction at the Directors Guild of Canada Awards, held on Saturday at The Carlu in Toronto.



Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Oct. 6, 2014 to Oct. 12, 2014

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The seventh season of Heartland makes it on to the top 20 DVD chart for the week of Oct. 6 to Oct. 12, with Transformers: Age of Extinction hitting #1.



Monsoon, Dark Side to book-end Planet in Focus

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Sturla Gunnarsson’s India-set documentary (pictured) will open Toronto’s Planet in Focus Film Festival next month.



Deals: MCE, D Films, DHX Brands, Sago Sago

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D Films will release the CanCon thriller The Scarehouse (pictured) across home entertainment platforms, and more deals of the week.

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