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Cinesite’s Montreal VFX studio to make animated features

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The British VFX maker has inked a movie slate deal with John Williams’ newly launched 3QU Media. (Cinesite animation executive Eamonn Butler pictured)



Photo Gallery: Birks Diamond Tribute 2014

Ten women from the Canadian film and television industry were honoured at an awards ceremony at the Birks store during TIFF.



How Vancouver ran away with L.A.’s VFX…

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…but as California boosts its tax credit program and Quebec pulls back, will the VFX boom in Canada continue?



SIM Group expands to Northern Ontario

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The SIM Group is set to open an office in Parry Sound, ON at the Muskoka North Film Studios.



San Sebastian: Canadians target Latin American partners in Spain

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As public subsidies shrink at home, Canadian producers are in the Basque Country this week to woo coproduction partners in Mexico, Columbia and Brazil.



Mommy to represent Canada in Oscar race

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Xavier Dolan’s Cannes award winner is being put forward to compete in the Best Foreign Language Film category.



Canadian producers headed south for coproductions

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Canadians are headed to Brazil and Los Cabos following Strategic Partners’ spotlight on Latin America at its 17th edition, which wrapped on Sept. 14.



Elevation Pictures’ post-TIFF picks

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The distributor has picked up two high-profile acquisition titles for the Canadian market.



California signs new $330 million tax credit program into law

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The new incentives pot is up sharply from $100 million in annual funding.



Lionsgate nabs rights to The Smosh Movie

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The mini-major has acquired worldwide distribution rights to the feature film edition of the popular digital media brand for 13 to 17-year-olds.

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