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Toronto Fest, New York Times partner on TimesTalks+TIFF series


The live streamed celebrity conversation series will kick off in Los Angeles on Feb. 16.

Lionsgate, Starz swap shares, John Malone to join board of directors


The stock exchange agreement for the U.S. premium cable channel is driving further speculation about a merger (Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer pictured).

Justin Cutler to leave TIFF industry arm


TIFF’s Industry Conference founder will depart at the end of February “to chart a new path in the film industry.”

Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Jan. 30, 2015 to Feb. 5, 2015


Felix et Meira is the top Canadian film at the box office for the week of Jan. 30 to Feb. 5, followed by Mommy.

Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Jan. 30, 2015 to Feb. 5, 2015


American Sniper is the top film at the box office for the week of Jan. 30 to Feb. 5, followed by Paddington.

Berlin: The Embargo Project adds obstacle course to filmmaking


Five aboriginal women completed five shorts in the face of rules and restrictions to find new creative expression (filmmaker Zoe Leigh Hopkins pictured).

Hole wins Grand Prix at Clermont-Ferrand short film fest


The short from writer/director Martin Edralin is also up for a 2015 Canadian Screen Award.

Berlin: FilmOption takes Canadian distribution rights to Steel


Director Sven J. Matten’s psychological drama is a Canada-Germany coproduction being shopped at the European Film Market (Steel cast member Tamara Gorski pictured).

Bang Bang Baby wins at Santa Barbara film fest


The debut feature from writer/director Jeffrey St. Jules received the Panavision Spirit Award.

Will Chorus, Corbo cash in on Berlinale plays?


Francois Delisle and Mathieu Denis on romancing foreign festival audiences to generate buzz for Canadian and international commercial releases (Corbo pictured).

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