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Industryworks Studios’ The Lost Legion gets U.S. distribution

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Lionsgate will release the feature on its home entertainment platforms, as part of a side-deal with Grindstone Entertainment.



Cyber-Seniors doc lands broadcast, digital distribution

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Director Saffron Cassaday’s documentary Cyber-Seniors (pictured) has secured deals with broadcast, digital and DVD distributors.



SIM Group hires Suzanne Lezotte as director of marketing

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Lezotte will lead marketing and communications for PS Production Services, SIM Digital, Bling Digital and Chainsaw.



Veteran filmmaker Richard Nielsen dies at 86

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The writer-director made The Wars and Labour of Love.



Yzkor goes into production in Montreal

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The Canada-France coproduction has cast Luc Picard and Geraldine Pailhas in lead roles. (Pailhas pictured)



Sandra Oh boards Ann Marie Fleming’s Window Horses

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The Grey’s Anatomy star tells Playback Daily about launching an Indiegogo campaign to fund the Canadian animated feature.



B.C. appoints special envoy for film to India

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Arjun Sablok, a Canadian director/actor based out of Mumbai, will serve as an ambassador for the B.C. film industry in India.



Director Bill Taylor on eventizing films outside the theatre

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To help promote his upcoming film Don’t Get Killed in Alaska, Taylor is looking to incite arts and book buffs to bulk-buy tickets in exchange for info-fuelled freebies.



Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Oct. 17, 2014 to Oct. 23, 2014

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Mommy is the top Canadian film at the box office for the week of Oct. 17 to Oct. 23, with Dr. Cabbie sitting at #2.



Molly Parker joins The 9th Life of Louis Drax

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The supernatural thriller from coproducers Brightlight Pictures and AntColony Films is shooting in Vancouver. (Parker pictured)

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