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Three Canadian films in Cannes competition

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David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars, Atom Egoyan’s The Captive and Xavier Dolan’s Mommy will screen in the official competition on the Croisette, fest organizers said Thursday.



Barry Avrich among BravoFACTUAL grantees

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The Filthy Gorgeous: The Bob Guccione Story director (pictured) is among 11 Canadian filmmakers who will receive a total of $473,000 from the Bell Media-backed fund.



Black Fly wraps principal photography

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The thriller from Canadian writer and director Jason Bourque was shot in British Columbia.



IMAX pacts to get in-home movie content into China

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The joint venture with Wasu Digital TV Media Group comes ahead of the expected 2015 launch of the Toronto-based exhibitor’s premium home theatre system.



Reel Canada launches inaugural National Canadian Film Day

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Industry partners from Cineplex to Hollywood Suite are providing screen time to promote Canadian film to the public on April 29. (The Sweet Hereafter pictured)



Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films April 4, 2014 to April 10, 2014

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Afflicted takes the top spot during its first week of release, pushing Tom a la ferme down to #2.



Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs March 24, 2014 to March 30, 2014

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Frozen sits at the top of the DVD chart this week, with Wolf of Wall Street coming in at #2.



Hot Sheet: Top 10 films April 4, 2014 to April 10, 2014

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier wins the box office this week, with Noah falling down to the #2 spot.



Eric Clement joins Cinesite’s new Montreal VFX studio

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The former ModusFX exec (pictured) becomes CG supervisor at the new facility from the U.K.-based visual effects giant.



Portia Doubleday, Chris Noth topline After the Ball

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Sean Garrity’s latest indie feature, now shooting in Montreal, will be released by Pacific Northwest Pictures. (Chris Noth pictured)

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