Film

Samantha Traub

Exec-level moves at Boat Rocker

Samantha Traub assumes the newly created role of COO at the Toronto-based company.

Warren Ross

CMPA ups Warren Ross to VP, national industrial relations

Reporting to president and CEO Reynolds Mastin, Ross (pictured) will lead industrial labour negotiations on behalf of independent producers.

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Whistler ’16: Power Pitch, Doc Lab, Stars to Watch finalists named

Producers Andrew Jenkins and Christine Falco are among those selected for the second annual pitch boot camp.

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CBC launches Breaking Barriers Film Fund

Over the next three years, CBC will invest at least $7.5 million into the initiative for underrepresented creators.

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Coming soon: Jean of the Joneses

Search Engine’s Jason Wright on converting strong showings at SXSW and TIFF ’16 into theatrical ticket sales ahead of the film’s Toronto release on Friday.

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Cameras roll on Molly’s Game

The debut feature from Aaron Sorkin, produced by the Mark Gordon Company and Pascal Pictures, is now filming in Toronto.

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Zone3 restructures team

Following the departure of president Michel Bissonnette (pictured), the Montreal prodco has reorganized under three divisions.

Reynolds Mastin

Opinion: Digging deeper than the CIPF points controversy

CMPA president and CEO Reynolds Mastin on the CRTC’s “visionary” broadcast trigger change.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Oct. 28 to Nov. 3, 2016

1:54 is at #1, followed by Juste la Fin du Monde at #2 and Prank at #3.

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Introducing the Canadian Film Market

Hamilton Film Festival director Nathan Fleet hopes his newly launched market will continue to attract filmmakers and buyers from Canada and the world.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Oct. 28 to Nov. 3, 2016

Inferno tops the chart, with Jack Reacher: Never Go Back at #2 and The Accountant at #3.

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DDI inks raft of deals at AFM

With the market wrapping this week, the Toronto and L.A.-based sales company has announced deals for The Adventure Club (pictured), Spark and more.