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MIPCOM: Incendo, FilmRise pact on distribution deal

The newly minted agreement will see Incendo acting as the exclusive sales agent for all TV projects sold by the New York-based company.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Oct. 6 to 11, 2017

Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049 tops the chart, with Kingsman: The Golden Circle at #2 and It at # 3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Oct. 6 to 11, 2017

Les Rois Mongols is at #1, with De Pere en Flic 2 still making the top five after 11 weeks in theatres.

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Bell Media to acquire Historia and Series+ from Corus

The total cost of the transaction, which is still subject to approval from the CRTC and the Competition Bureau, is pegged at around $200 million.

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MIPCOM: ‘Time is the real luxury for creatives and producers’

As the race for brand-defining shows grows more intense, creatives and executives are facing new challenges to traditional business models.

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MIPCOM: Women’s voices get fiercer as Weinstein controversy grows

The mogul’s downfall has been the talk of Cannes, with high-profile industry members speaking out against sexual harassment in the industry.

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MIPCOM: Kew Media to acquire stake in U.K.’s Awesome Media

News of the proposed investment comes less than two years after Kew chairman Peter Sussman joined Awesome as its board director and co-owner.

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Indian Horse wins VIFF People’s Choice

Melanie Wood’s Shut Up and Say Something also picked up an audience award, while WIFTV recognized Lea Pool.

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Fandango to acquire MovieTickets.com

The proposed purchase will see L.A.-based Fandango establishing a ticketing presence in Canada and the U.K. for the first time.

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Numeris to test cross-platform measurement

The TV measurement authority has teamed with Kantar Media and comScore.

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Netflix once again centre stage as Joly addresses Toronto crowd

At Toronto’s Empire Club, Creative Canada took a backseat to tax talk but Minister Joly reaffirmed her mission to update the Broadcasting Act to reflect the new digital reality.

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Deals: Corus, Attraction, Blue Ant, ole

Corus inks a slew of international sales including deals for Backyard Builds and Home to Win, Blue Ant will rep Architect Films’ catalogue, plus more.