Film

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Brandon Cronenberg unveils next project

Rhombus Media and Rook Films are set to produce Possessor, the latest feature from the Antiviral writer and director.

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Producer Kevin Tierney dies at 67

An outspoken and passionate filmmaker, Tierney left an indelible mark on Canadian film.

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Seven24, Nomadic, Spotlight earn Rosies

Fargo picked up best international coproduction, while Heartland and Living Proof were also recognized at the 44th annual awards.

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Deals: eOne, Bron, Super Channel, Sony Pictures Television

eOne picks up the distribution rights to Tiny Shoulders: Rethinking Barbie outside the U.S., Bron inks deals with Sony Pictures and Gunpowder & Sky, plus more.

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In brief: Toronto Screenwriting Conference adds New Voices

Plus: WIFT-T adds to its board of directors and Just For Laughs teams up with Kevin Hart’s Laugh Out Loud for round two of the festival’s short film competition.

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Indian Horse breaks $1 million at the box office

Produced by Screen Siren Pictures, Terminal City Pictures and Devonshire Productions, the film is released by Elevation Pictures.

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IndustryWorks’ A.M.I. goes to camera in Vancouver

The B.C.-based genre prodco is also handling international distribution on the horror flick, produced by Blaine Anderson and James Clayton.

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Hollywood Suite preps first-ever original doc

Ferris’s Room, directed by Ryan Mains, marks the broadcaster’s move into in-house feature production.

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James Vs His Future Self heads to Sudbury

Jeremy LaLonde’s fifth feature film, set to begin production next week, will be distributed in Canada by Northern Banner Releasing.

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Hulu picks up Wattpad hit

The U.S. streamer has given a 10-episode order to the thriller Light as a Feather, with Wattpad’s Aron Levitz (pictured) and Eric Lehrman among the exec producers.

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Quebecor revenues grow in Q1

The company reported revenues of $1.01 billion on the back of gains in its telecommunications business, as well as subscriber growth for Club Illico.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films April 27 to May 3, 2018

Avengers: Infinity War takes the top spot, followed by I Feel Pretty coming in at #2 and La Bolduc breaking the top 10.