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Vice Media suspends two execs amid sexual misconduct claims

The New York-based company’s president Andrew Creighton and chief digital officer Mike Germano have been placed on leave.

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Peace Point pacts with Bahrain prodco

The Toronto prodco has formed a joint venture with Jeo Productions to produce content for the global market.

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Edmonton Screen Industries Office names CEO

Producer and former Minds Eye Entertainment exec Josh Miller will lead the new office, which replaces the city’s film commission.

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CBC adds OTT programming and acquisitions head

Senior director of acquisitions Jenna Bourdeau will now lead content planning for the pubcaster’s streamer.

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Producer Bob Crowe dies at 62

The CMPA board member co-founded Saskatoon-based Angel Entertainment and Bamboo Shoots.

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CMJ opens Toronto, L.A. offices

Nicole Hamilton joins the factual prodco as head of development and Lucie Jourdan will serve as exec producer for the west coast.

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Network Media Group names new exec chairman

Frank Anderson will lead the board of the Vancouver-based company, which recently produced feature-length doc I Am Heath Ledger for Spike TV and TMN.

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Filmmaker and animator Grant Munro dies at 94

Munro spent nearly five decades at the National Film Board of Canada, with credits including stop-motion film Toys and anthology short Christmas Cracker.

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Jay Switzer named to Order of Canada

The longtime industry exec and current chair of Hollywood Suite was honoured at a private ceremony in Toronto.

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YMA Andra Sheffer Scholarship winner named

Youth Media Alliance has also added three to its board of directors, as Alexandra Raffe and Vince Commisso’s terms come to an end.

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ProSieben merges Red Arrow, Studio71

The media co’s digital and traditional production businesses are merging under the Red Arrow Studios banner.

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Magali Simard to leave TIFF

The senior manager of theatrical programming has been with the Toronto festival since 2006.