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Facebook to premiere series of short films by women

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“The Storytellers – New Creative Voices of The Twilight Saga” was developed in partnership with Lionsgate, Women in Film and Twilight Saga author Stephenie Meyer.



Gallery: Slaight Music Residency Showcase 2014

The CFC celebrated the accomplishments of the 2013 class of the Slaight Music Residency, and welcomed the next crop of songwriters and composer residents.



Study: Canadians watch most movies at home in VOD world

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A study commissioned by Telefilm, SODEC and the CMF concluded Canadians increasingly prefer to watch TV series to feature films, with most film viewing done via the TV set.



Netflix takes on theater window with first day-and-date feature

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The follow-up to Oscar-winning Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon will have its global premiere on Netflix and on select IMAX screens next summer.



Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Sept. 19, 2014 to Sept. 25, 2014

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Dr. Cabbie is the top Canadian film at the Canadian box office this week, with Mommy taking the #2 spot.



Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Sept. 19, 2014 to Sept. 25, 2014

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Canadian films take two spots at the overall box office for the week, with Dr. Cabbie opening at #4 and Mommy at #7.



Film festival markets: love ‘em or leave ‘em?

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From Playback magazine: Indie distributors weigh in on the role festivals play in their b2b sales strategies today.



Six docs vie for VIFF’s first Impact Award

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The films, including Sturla Gunnarsson’s Monsoon and Harold Crooks’ The Price We Pay, will compete for a $5,000 cash prize.



Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Sept. 8, 2014 to Sept. 14, 2014

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Captain America: The Winter Solider takes the top spot on the DVD chart this week, with the third season of Homeland coming in at #2.



VIFF gets biz-y

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This year’s Vancouver International Film Festival features a reinvigorated focus on industry programming. (VIFF exec director Jacqueline Dupuis pictured)

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