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Arc Productions shuts down operations

The Toronto-based animation studio has closed its doors and has filed motions toward receivership.

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IMAX inks ‘largest new theatre deal ever’ with Wanda

The company has extended its relationship with China’s Wanda Cinema Line Corporation.

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Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs July 11 to July 17, 2016

Divergent Series: Allegiant is at #1 for the week of July 11 to 17, followed by Miracles From Heaven at #2 and Zootopia at #3.

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Production set to begin on De Pere en Flic 2

The sequel to the 2009 Quebec box office hit is produced by Montreal’s Cinemaginaire.

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Deals: D Films, United Front, Arcana

United Front Entertainment secures a deal with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, plus more deals of the week.

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Rhombus sets up next slate of films

The Toronto-based producer is in development on seven feature films, including projects from Brandon Cronenberg and Andrew Cividino.

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Villeneuve’s Arrival to bow at Venice

The 2016 Venice Film Festival will also feature Philippe Falardeau’s The Bleeder. (Villeneuve pictured.)

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Production underway on Dolan’s latest feature

The Death and Life of John F. Donovan is the filmmaker’s first English-language film.

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D360, Partners in Motion ink development deal

Toronto’s D360 has also taken on the global distribution of the Vancouver prodco’s entire catalogue, including documentary series Crime Stories (pictured).

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Fantasia spawns feature-anthology horror pact

Raven Banner and Indiecan Entertainment are among five companies partnering to release anthology films for U.S. and Canadian markets. (Minutes Past Midnight pictured.)

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Screen Awards dive into immersive media

The ACCT has announced five new digital and immersive award categories to be presented during Canadian Screen Week.

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Birks Diamond Tribute to honour Tracey Deer, Sandra Oh

For the first year, the Birks Diamond Tribute, which celebrates Canadian women in film, will also honour writers. Room‘s Emma Donoghue is among the nominees.