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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films May 17 to 23, 2019

The Grizzlies comes in at #1, followed by Le vieil age et l’esperance at #2 and Havana, from on high at #3.

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William F. White relocates to expanded Halifax location

The 15,000-square-foot facility includes a new camera area for Whites to build on its Halifax service offerings.

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Awards roundup: La femme de mon frere wins coup de coeur at Cannes

The Leo Awards also saw projects like I Am MLK Jr., Finding Big Country and Animal Behaviour pick up prizes.

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Incendo’s Rule of 3 goes to camera

The film, starring Kelly Rutherford (pictured), is director Caroline Labreche’s third collaboration with Incendo since 2017.

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Half a century of The Characters

As the talent agency reaches its 50th anniversary, Jennifer and Larry Goldhar reflect on how the business came into existence and how it has adapted in a shifting environment.

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Deals: Bron, Cirque du Soleil, eOne, A-Z Films

Bron Creative boards a new Bear Grylls children’s film franchise, Cirque du Soleil teams up with Aladdin producer, Private Eyes lands a second U.K. home, and more.

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Sherry White awarded Nell Shipman prize

The prize honours a female-identifying producer, writer, showrunner, mentor or programmer who has worked to advance gender equality in the industry.

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In brief: Kari Skogland suits up for Marvel series

Plus: A Corus production exec shifts to a development role at Nelvana and The Northwoods finds its leads.

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Deals: Prospero, Scythia, Wattpad

Prospero signs a first-look deal with the Soska sisters, Sierra/Affinity boards Scythia Films’ Slash/Back, and more.

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Whites Studios to open four sound stages in GTA

The company is also expanding its studio operation in B.C. with the launch of its fifth facility in the province.

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Filmmaker Jean Beaudin dies at 80

The film and television writer/director was best known for his award-winning film J.-A. Martin, photographe and popular Quebec series Les filles de Caleb.

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Film dip offsets family growth at eOne

The company reported full-year revenues of $1.62 billion, with a revenue decrease on the film side cancelling out continued growth for kids brands Peppa Pig and PJ Masks.