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eOne, Hammer ink first-look deal


The multi-year agreement includes production, financing and distribution. (Hammer and eOne copro The Woman in Black pictured)

Thinking outside the box: new strategies in home entertainment


From Playback magazine (part 1): how distributors and producers are finding value in the new home entertainment market.

imagineNATIVE to mix live readings with video screenings


The Aboriginal-themed film showcase will feature a collaboration between writer Joseph Boyden and animator Terril Calder. (Festival executive director Jason Ryle pictured)

Cracking the audience code


From Playback magazine: Big data is a big buzzword, but is it of any use to indie filmmakers and distributors?

Jordan Canning’s We Were Wolves gets distribution


VSC picked up the releasing rights to the indie after the world premiere in Toronto.

Facebook to premiere series of short films by women


“The Storytellers – New Creative Voices of The Twilight Saga” was developed in partnership with Lionsgate, Women in Film and Twilight Saga author Stephenie Meyer.

Gallery: Slaight Music Residency Showcase 2014

The CFC celebrated the accomplishments of the 2013 class of the Slaight Music Residency, and welcomed the next crop of songwriters and composer residents.

Study: Canadians watch most movies at home in VOD world


A study commissioned by Telefilm, SODEC and the CMF concluded Canadians increasingly prefer to watch TV series to feature films, with most film viewing done via the TV set.

Netflix takes on theater window with first day-and-date feature


The follow-up to Oscar-winning Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon will have its global premiere on Netflix and on select IMAX screens next summer.

Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Sept. 19, 2014 to Sept. 25, 2014


Dr. Cabbie is the top Canadian film at the Canadian box office this week, with Mommy taking the #2 spot.

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