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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.



Yukon invests $10K in NSI doc course

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The investment will support the NSI’s Aboriginal Documentary training course. (Filmmakers Jennifer Bowen-Allen, Chantal Rondeau pictured)



Distribution: eOne at MIP, Remstar, D360, Halfire

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Distribution360 picks up 150 new episodes of programming including Tessa & Scott (pictured), while eOne announces its slates for MIPDOC and MIPTV.



BravoFACT names 10 short film grantees

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The Bell Media-backed Canadian funding body has named 10 narrative shorts that will receive grants amounting to $371,000.



Anick Poirier heads new indie sales arm Seville Int’l

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The boutique division at Entertainment One comes as Harold van Lier continues to refocus eOne Films International. (Anick Poirier pictured)

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