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Photo gallery: Canadian Film Fest 2019

See who took home the festival’s best director prize, the William F. White Reel Canadian Indie award, and more.

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

The Hummingbird Project comes in at #1, followed by Philippe Lesage’s Genese at #2 and La course des tuques at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films March 22 to 28, 2019

Captain Marvel claims the top spot, followed by Us at #2 and Five Feet Apart at #3.

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CSAs ’19 highlight a new generation of Canadian filmmaking

Feature film debuts Firecrackers and Une colonie took home big honours as the Academy recognized emerging voices and the night’s winners celebrated Canada’s inclusivity.

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Northern Banner, ro*co films acquire rights to Pipe Dreams

Set to make its world premiere at Hot Docs 2019, the project follows five young organists as they take part in the Canadian International Organ Competition.

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CSAs ’19: Schitt’s Creek, Anne with an E win top TV honours

The broadcast gala also saw Cardinal‘s Billy Campbell and Karine Vanasse land big wins, while Letterkenny picked up acting and writing prizes.

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CSAs ‘19: The Great Darkened Days leads film winners in Cinematic Arts gala

The film picked up five awards Sunday morning, while Genevieve Dulude-De Celles’ A Colony won the best first feature prize.

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Vanya Rose-Kuhrt’s Woman in Car starts rolling

The drama stars actor Helene Joy (Murdoch Mysteries, pictured) and marks her first producing credit.

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Deals: PNP, Portfolio Entertainment, And Now Global

PNP picks up a John Lithgow-led Sundance drama, while And Now Global lands a new comedy collection, and more.

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In brief: Sausage Party animators win overtime battle

Plus: B.C.-shot series Supernatural will end after its 15th season, and the Indigenous Screen Office bolsters its team.

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Overall production spending hit $8.9B in 2017/18: CMPA report

While the total production volume increased by 6%, the producers’ association said “clouds are forming on the horizon” in terms of Cancon spending.

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Sarah Barnett, Paul Feig join BANFF speaker lineup

The pair will join the festival’s 2019 Summit Series, which also features Jeffrey Katzenberg and PBS head Paula A. Kerger.