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In the writer’s room: Michael Arndt

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Ahead of the Toronto Screenwriting Conference this weekend, Playback speaks with New York-based screenwriter Michael Arndt (Little Miss Sunshine, Toy Story 3).



Super Channel, NSI announce partnership

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A new three-year agreement will see the pay TV channel support a variety of programs, including the NSI Drama Prize.



Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs March 10, 2014 to March 16, 2014

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Lionsgate’s Hunger Games: Catching Fire continues to hold on to the top spot, with Gravity coming in at #2.



Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films March 21, 2014 to March 27, 2014

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Enemy holds on to the #1 spot, while Down River makes it into the top five.



Hot Sheet: Top 10 films March 21, 2014 to March 27, 2014

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Divergent takes the top spot this week, while Enemy sits at #9 overall at the Canadian box office.



Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films March 14, 2014 to March 20, 2014

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Enemy takes the top spot in Canadian film for the week starting March 14, while Miraculum drops down to #3.



Hot Sheet: Top 10 films March 14, 2014 to March 20, 2014

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Denis Villeneuve’s Enemy takes the #8 spot overall at the Canadian box office, while Pompeii sits at #9.



Electric Entertainment hires Nolan Pielak for Canada

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The former Joker Films exec will expand production and business opportunities for the U.S. indie north of the border, based in Vancouver.



Industry pact brings first-run films to First Nation reserves

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Bandwidth Digital Releasing, with Adam Beach (pictured), has launched a new film exhibition series that uses profits from premium screenings to subsidize aboriginal filmmaking.



Toronto Academy launches film and TV production diploma

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The intensive production course aims to get graduating students in on the ground floor of a bustling Canadian film and TV sector.

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