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Deals: Boat Rocker, Films We Like, Tricon

Boat Rocker Rights acquires the global distribution rights to Mountain Road Productions’ library, plus more deals of the week. (Tricon’s Counterfeit Cat pictured.)

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Dear Ms. Joly…an industry wish list

Playback magazine reached out to industry members to get their wish lists for the upcoming Cancon review. Here’s what they told us.


VFS, EveryWhere Studios partner on new prodco

50 Degrees North Productions, a co-venture between Vancouver Film Studios and L.A.’s EveryWhere Studios, will announce its first project later this month.

Shawn Williamson

Status Update to start production in Vancouver

The family comedy, starring Ross Lynch, is produced by Shawn Williamson’s Vancouver-based Brightlight Pictures and L.A.-based Offspring Entertainment.

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In Brief: Rafati recognized by BCTIA, CFC to co-author VR study

B.C’s Technology Industry Association names BroadbandTV CEO Shahrzad Rafati (pictured) as Person of the Year, CMPA elects Scott Garvie as chair, plus more news.

Carrie Paupst Shaughnessy

marblemedia ups Paupst Shaughnessy to VP, scripted

Carrie Paupst Shaughnessy (pictured) will lead the company’s scripted division in the newly created position.

Ingrid Veninger

Films We Like acquires Veninger’s Porcupine Lake

Ingrid Veninger’s He Hated Pigeons has also been revealed as the opening film at next week’s Female Eye Film Festival.


CFC names Payback Awards winners

Nick Haight was one of three winners announced at the CFC’s Short Dramatic Film Showcase.

The Breadwinner

Guru Studio boards The Breadwinner

Production on the Canada/Ireland/Luxembourg copro started last month.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films May 27 to June 2, 2016

Canada/Norway copro Hevn tops the chart for the week of May 27 to June 2, followed by Retour a Cuba at #2 and Les mauvaises herbes at #3.