Film

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Cameras roll on The Space Between

The feature directorial debut from Amy Jo Johnson (pictured) is executive produced by Shaftesbury chairman and CEO Christina Jennings.

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Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs June 15, 2015 to June 21, 2015

Kingsman: The Secret Service spends another week at #1, followed by Chappie at #2 and SpongeBob SquarePants: Sponge Out of Water at #3.

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Deals: Lionsgate, Food Net, Guru, Factory 25

Lionsgate and Hasbro are turning Monopoly into a feature film, and more deals of the week.

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Why Ross Munro isn’t whining about his return to feature film

Next One Productions founder Ross Munro (pictured) on turning a midlife crisis into a semi-autobiographical feature film.

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Image Engine and Cinesite announce merger

The Vancouver-born VFX shop (which recently worked on Jurassic World) is merging with the global business of Cinesite.

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Raven Banner picks up The Editor

The Toronto-based distributor has secured the Canadian rights to the Adam Brooks- and Matthew Kennedy-directed horror comedy.

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Gimli names competition finalists

Filmmakers including Jared Adams and Alex Kristiansen will pitch their short film concept to a panel at the Gimli Film Festival for a chance to win $10,000 in funding.

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Bron launches animation studio on Vancouver Island

The new studio space, located in Duncan, is for the in-house production of Bron Studios’ animation Henchmen (pictured) and other upcoming projects.

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Nova Scotia updates production fund guidelines

The Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Incentive Fund, which comes into effect this week, has added new elements since draft guidelines were released June 2.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films June 19, 2015 to June 25, 2015

Antoine et Marie is the top Canadian film for the week of June 19 to June 25, with La passion d’Augustine at #2.