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Corner Gas: The Movie: a new release model for Canadian film?

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“It’s exploratory. It’s bold and it’s new. I hope that lots of people come to the theatres,” Virginia Thompson told Playback Daily about the sitcom’s film revival breaking the theatrical window.



Why Dolby Atmos heralds a quiet revolution for Canadian film

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The immersive sound mixing technology, now at Deluxe Toronto, is not just for explosions, post production head Nick Iannelli tells Playback Daily.



Thinking outside the box: new strategies in home entertainment

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From Playback magazine (part 2): how distributors and producers are finding value in the new home entertainment market.



Deals: DHX, VSC, eOne, Bell Media

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DHX Brands recruits several new liscensing partners for Teletubbies, while Jordan Canning’s We Were Wolves secures North American distribution.



IndieCan10K adds sponsors, eyes homestretch

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Having rallied the industry to support his micro-budget filmmaking challenge, Avi Federgreen (pictured) looks ahead to 2015 and beyond.



eOne, Hammer ink first-look deal

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The multi-year agreement includes production, financing and distribution. (Hammer and eOne copro The Woman in Black pictured)



Thinking outside the box: new strategies in home entertainment

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From Playback magazine (part 1): how distributors and producers are finding value in the new home entertainment market.



imagineNATIVE to mix live readings with video screenings

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The Aboriginal-themed film showcase will feature a collaboration between writer Joseph Boyden and animator Terril Calder. (Festival executive director Jason Ryle pictured)



Cracking the audience code

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From Playback magazine: Big data is a big buzzword, but is it of any use to indie filmmakers and distributors?



Jordan Canning’s We Were Wolves gets distribution

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VSC picked up the releasing rights to the indie after the world premiere in Toronto.

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