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Quebec filmmakers enter SODEC-Montreal Film Fest fray

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The province’s leading directors and producers respond to an incendiary letter by Montreal World Film Festival festival VP Daniele Cauchard against SODEC head Monique Simard that was published in La Presse on Monday.



Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films July 4, 2014 to July 10, 2014

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The Grand Seduction is the top Canadian film at the box office this week, while La Petite Reine comes in at #2.



Hot Sheet: Top 10 films July 4, 2014 to July 10, 2014

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Transformers: Age of Extinction tops the box office list, while Tammy takes the #2 spot.



Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs June 23, 2014 to June 29, 2014

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The LEGO Movie stays at the top of the DVD chart this week, while 300: Rise of an Empire comes in at #2.



Lionsgate joins forces with Alibaba to stream in China

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The studio is launching a SVOD service in China offering catalogue titles such as The Hunger Games exclusively on the Alibaba set-top box. (From Stream Daily)



Justine Pimlott, David Oppenheim named NFB producers

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The duo help newly installed Ontario exec producer Anita Lee (pictured) fill a leadership vacuum left after the retirement of Silva Basmajian and departure of several key execs.



Super Channel backs Carol Shields movie adaptation Unless

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The pay TV operator unveils the latest investments from the Super Channel Development Fund, including the long-gestating Canada-Ireland coproduction.



Nicholas Campbell, Julian Richings join The Rainbow Kid

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Dylan Harman and Patrick McKenna also co-star in writer-director Kire Paputts’ adaptation of an earlier short film.



Alain Resnais’ Aimer, boire et chanter to close Montreal Festival

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The adaption of the Alan Ayckbourn stage play was the last film completed by Resnais before he died in March 2014.



Canadian copro earns best actor prize at Karlovy Vary

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Argentinian actor Nahuel Perez Biscayar earned the acting award for his star turn in David Lambert’s All Yours.

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