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Public consultations underway for Broadcasting, Telecom Acts review

The panel tasked with modernizing the Acts must present a final report to government by Jan. 31, 2020.

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Cameras roll on Christal Films’ latest

The drama, Tu te souviendras de moi, is directed by Junior Majeur‘s Eric Tessier.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Sept. 14 to 20, 2018

The Nun comes in at #1, followed by The Predator landing at #2, while A Simple Favor snags the third slot.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Sept. 14 to 20, 2018

Ricardo Trogi’s 1991 breaks the $3 million mark, followed by Little Italy coming in at #2 and Tulipani: Love, Honour and a Bicycle landing at #3.

Gilchrist, Brugel

Christopher MacBride’s Education of Fredrick Fitzell underway in T.O.

The psychological thriller is produced by Lee Kim of Toronto’s Resolute Films and Entertainment and financially backed by Telefilm and eOne.

The Orchard from Kate Twa

Indiecan picks The Orchard

Written, directed and produced by Kate Twa, the Okanagan Valley-set feature will be released theatrically later this fall.

Jason Cloth and Aaron Gilbert

Behind Creative Wealth Media and Bron’s prolific partnership

Jason Cloth and Aaron Gilbert discuss how the companies have built a portfolio of nearly 70 features over the past five years.

Dynasties

Deals: Kew Media, Cineflix Rights, Elevation, Blue Ant

Kew Media inks a three-year distribution deal with Channel 5 for a trio of scripted properties, Blue Ant to air BBC Studios’ wildlife series Dynasties in simulcast, plus more.

MILK

Canadian short Milk to get feature treatment via New Line

Santiago Menghini will direct the feature adaption of his award-winning film, with The Nun‘s James Wan producing.

Audience of Chairs

FIN Atlantic ’18: Audience of Chairs picks up four prizes

At the close of the fest, Deanne Foley’s project nabbed awards for best film and best direction, while best documentary went to Renee Blanchar’s Nos Hommes Dans L’Ouest.

Molly McGlynn

McGlynn, de Pencier in the running for DGC’s feature film prize

Kyle Rideout and Keith Behrman round out the list for the annual award, while the guild also announced its Discovery nominees.

Natalie Honey Bee

WFF ’18: Nine Canadian world premieres added

Rama Rau’s Honey Bee will compete for the Borsos Prize, alongside films like Shane Belcourt’s Red Rover.