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Canadian copros net Eurimages coin

Three projects, including Kim Nguyen’s The Hummingbird Project, received approximately $1.35 million in the European funder’s latest round.

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Vikings, Mary Kills People win at DGC Awards

Weirdos claimed the top film prize at the 16th annual edition of the awards gala.

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On the Slate: Arcana

Pandas and aliens, ducks with super powers and Oz, oh my! How the Howard Lovecraft producer is mining new and existing IP for a half-dozen film and TV projects.

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Atwood, Switzer to be honoured at 2018 CSAs

Denis McGrath will posthumously receive the Margaret Collier Award for his body of written work.

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Catherine Winder’s tricks for identifying IP within IP

The iVentures keynote and president of Skybound North talks shortening idea-generating timelines and finding hidden spinoff opportunities.

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Deals: Super Channel, Raven Banner

Environmental documentary The Messenger gets picked up for U.K. theatrical release, plus more deals.

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Incendo’s Twisted underway in Montreal

The prodco’s latest MOW co-stars Morgan Kelly and Elisabeth Harnois.

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In Brief: CRTC’s Scott addresses Joly, Bains

Plus: Five in Focus partners with WIFT-Atlantic and Vancouver web series Inconceivable nabs a Gotham nom.

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How Shaftesbury brought Carmilla to the big screen

With the web series-to-feature adaptation set to open across 30 Cineplex screens today, Christina Jennings explains the project’s hybrid distribution and financing model.

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Whistler ’17: Feature Project, Doc, Screenwriter Lab finalists named

The festival has also announced the Aboriginal Filmmaker Fellowship and Power Pitch participants.

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Bamboo Shoots expands into Alberta with Stir Films acquisition

Company co-president Bob Crowe says the amalgamated company will look to tap into inter-provincial coproductions as it deepens its presence in the film and TV sphere.

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Kayak to Klemtu nabs imagineNATIVE audience award

The debut feature film from Zoe Hopkins, produced by Daniel Bekerman and Sheryl Kotzer, shot in B.C.’s Great Bear Rainforest last October.