Deals: marblemedia, Seville, Quebecor, Blue Ant
marblemedia acquires two children’s series, including Forte Entertainment’s Snapshots, plus more deals of the week.
NFB doc nabs San Sebastian prize
Culinary documentary Theater of Life, from director Peter Svatek, won the Tokyo Gohan Award.
Spotlight Pictures takes int’l sales rights for The Hive
The L.A.-based sales agent will shop the Jeff Kopas-directed feature at AFM in November.
Production begins on The Wanting
The thriller from producer Rob Heydon (pictured) was adapted for the screen by Milton’s Secret scribe Donald Martin.
TIFF shakes up Board of Directors
Four board members have retired, including board chair Lisa de Wilde (pictured), who will be replaced by long-time board member Jennifer Tory.
Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Sept. 16 to 22, 2016
Nitro Rush tops the chart for the week of Sept. 16 to 22, followed by Juste la fin du monde at #2 and Embrasse-moi comme tu m’aimes.
In brief: FIA re-elects Downey; “Augie” award winner named
The ACTRA National president was re-elected president of the International Federation of Actors, the imagineNATIVE film fest will honour Tom Jackson, and more news.
Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Sept. 16 to 22, 2016
Sully tops the chart for the week of Sept. 16 to 22, with Bridget Jones’s Baby at #2 and Snowden at #3.
Slaight Music Residency participants announced
Five composers and songwriters have been selected for the fifth edition of the business-focused music program.
Shomi to cease operations in November
The Shaw/Rogers-owned streamer is closing due to the changing online video marketplace and business climate, according to the company.
Maudie, Perfume War win Atlantic Film Festival prizes
The Ireland/Canada copro (pictured) and feature documentary were among the Canadian projects awarded at the 36th edition of the festival.