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In Brief: TIFFxInstagram adds stars, NSI partners with Creative Sask

James Franco is one of three new jury members added to the film competition, Creative Saskatchewan will support two NSI programs, plus more news of the week.

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Corus releases first combined quarterly

In its first earnings report following the acquisition of Shaw Media, Corus has posted consolidated revenues of $360.8 million and a net loss of $15.8 million.

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Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs June 20 to 26, 2016

Zootopia tops the chart for the week of June 20 to 26, with London Has Fallen at #2 and My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 at #3.

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Corus axes Global’s 16X9

Host Carolyn Jarvis will move to a new Global News investigative team, while its The Morning Show will also see changes.

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Specialty check-in: ads down, subscribers up

How the top channels and industry overall fared in 2015, according to the CRTC’s report.

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Cinar’s Ronald Weinberg sentenced in fraud case

The judgement against the co-founder of the Montreal animation company was delivered by Quebec Superior Court Justice Pierre Labrie on Wednesday.

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Hot Docs receives major donations from Rogers Foundation

The organization has received donations to purchase Bloor Hot Docs Cinema and launch a production fund.

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Sinking Ship launches L&M division

Karen Samnick┬áhas been tapped to lead the newly launched division of the Toronto-based prodco. (Sinking Ship’s Odd Squad pictured.)

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In brief: Female Eye honours Jennings, NFB’s new VR project

Shaftesbury’s Christina Jennings (pictured) will receive the Female Eye Maverick award, Whistler announces its Feature Project lab participants, plus more news of the week.

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Whole Foods, AME get adventurous with Wild Kratts

The PBS Kids series has new licensing deals with Whole Foods and clothing company American Marketing Enterprises.