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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films July 26 to August 1, 2019

Menteur takes the top spot, followed by La femme de mon frere at #2 and Astronaut at #3.

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Louise Archambault feature nabs in-competition slot at San Sebastian

And the Birds Rained Down will screen in the Spanish festival’s Official Selection program following its world premiere at TIFF in September.

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Deals: Blue Ant, Gusto, Kew Media

Love Nature 4K expands in Asia, DNA Dinners lands another U.S. distributor and Kew Media reveals the global success of Leaving Neverland.

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Oscilloscope heads to The Twentieth Century

The Matthew Rankin-directed film was selected to world premiere at TIFF 2019 as part of its Midnight Madness program.

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Vincenzo Natali’s latest to world premiere at Fantastic Fest

The Texas festival will also host the world premiere of Super Channel original documentary Nail in the Coffin: The Fall and Rise of Vampiro.

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Telefilm achieves gender parity for female producers in 2018/19

The funder did not see the same gains for female writers and directors, calling on the industry to put more women at the helm of big budget productions.

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In brief: Canadians nab prizes at Fantasia, Nickel, OutFest

Springboard leaps into action, while It Was All So Wonderful: The Everyday Magic of Mary Pratt and Queering the Script win prizes.

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Director Leon Marr passes away

The filmmaker’s credits included The Second Time Around and the Genie Award-winning Dancing in the Dark.

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TIFF ’19: Clifton Hill, Blood Quantum among world bows

Titles from Albert Shin, Amy Jo Johnson and Jeff Barnaby are part of the Canadian features set for the fest.

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TIFF sets Filmmaker Lab, Rising Stars and Pitch This! participants

The festival also announced the six female creators set for its new year-long TIFF Talent Accelerator.

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A71 boards Between Waves

The sci-fi feature, directed by Virginia Abramovich, picked up additional funding from Telefilm for post-production.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films July 19 to 25, 2019

The Lion King claims the top spot, followed by Spider-Man: Far From Home at #2, while Menteur comes in at #4.