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eOne promotes Xavier Trudel, Dan Loewy (exclusive)

The former Alliance execs take on new and expanded roles in the Entertainment One Films Canada division.

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Quebec fund invests $5M in Remstar Capital Partners

The Quebec Cultural Capital Fund invests to develop companies in the Quebec cultural industry, including indie film and TV companies.

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IMAX Q1 revenues jump, earnings fall

IMAX saw its box office from digitally re-mastered Hollywood titles surge in the first quarter of 2015, even as its earnings fell.

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Tricon tries on Morgan White’s The Slippers

Tricon will produce and distribute the feature-length doc, which looks into the theft of a pair of ruby slippers used in The Wizard of Oz.

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Industry, fans get behind Canadian Film Day

Events linked to the Reel Canada initiative will be taking place in over 75 communities across the country.

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Popcorn Time websites blocked in U.K. by court ruling

U.K. internet service providers will be compelled to restrict the Bittorrent client after a case brought by the major Hollywood studios.

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Seville Int’l to rep Dolan’s next French-language feature

Marion Cotillard, Lea Seydoux, Vincent Cassel, Nathalie Baye and Gaspard Ulliel will star in the Canada-France coproduction Juste La Fin Du Monde, to start shooting next month.

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CMF launches $200K doc copro fund with Italy

The CMF and the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Activities and Tourism in Rome will each invest half of the total coin on offer for docs destined for cinema or TV screens in either territory.

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Fractured Land breaks ground at Hot Docs

First-time feature directors Fiona Rayher and Damien Gillis hope to attract the attention of international broadcasters and distributors as their doc bows at the Toronto festival.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films April 17, 2015 to April 23, 2015

La passion d’Augustine once again tops the Canadian box office charts for the week of April 17 to April 23, followed by Corbo.