Film

Hot Sheet 2012

Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films May 8, 2015 to May 14, 2015

Wango Film’s 88 hits #4 on the list in its second week of release.

Hot Sheet 2012

Hot Sheet: Top 10 films May 8, 2015 to May 14, 2015

Avengers: Age of Ultron takes the top spot at the overall Canadian box office for the week.

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PNP picks up Canadian distribution rights for Glass Chin

The movie, starring Corey Stoll (pictured) and Billy Crudup, will get its Canadian release on iTunes and in theatres on June 26.

CLoset Monster

Fortissimo takes int’l rights to Closet Monster

Sales for the Rhombus Media and Best Boy Entertainment-produced feature begin in Cannes this week.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs April 27, 2015 to May 3, 2015

Paddington takes the top spot on the DVD chart for the week of April 27 to May 3, while Taken 3 sits at #2.

Spotlight

Deals: eOne, Rainmaker, Filmoption, Rhombus and more

eOne announces multiple international sales for Spotlight (pictured), and more deals of the week.

Wet Bum

Coming Soon: Wet Bum

Search Engine Films’ Jason Wright on building off word-of-mouth and social media buzz to help promote the coming-of-age tale.

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SundanceNow Doc Club acquires The Amina Profile

The boutique ad-free SVOD service has acquired the U.S. rights to the Sophie Deraspe (pictured) doc.

Jeri and Richard

Home entertainment is sweet for Against the Wild franchise

Director Richard Boddington (pictured) on why the direct-to-DVD model has worked well for his family-orientated Against the Wild series.

Stratagem

Stratagem, China’s Chengdu create $200M production fund

The fund will support a slate of six to eight films, with China-Canada coproduction Princess Turnadot to be the first project produced. (Stratagem CEO Michael Cerenzie pictured.)