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Telefilm, UniFrance announce partnership

The distribution and promotion partnership will target both business- and consumer-facing markets and events.

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Whites launches new live events division

Former Whites Winnipeg general manager Steve Morrison (pictured) has been named as VP of Whites Live Events.

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CBC/Radio-Canada sells mobile production assets

The broadcaster is selling off its mobile production truck fleet due to “dramatically” reduced need.

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DHX lands on the NASDAQ

Halifax-based DHX Media will begin trading today on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol DHXM.


Downey wins fourth term at ACTRA national

The outspoken advocate for more Cancon in primetime will reprise her role for an “unprecedented” new term.


Gordon Hardwick to leave Creative B.C.

After more than 15 years with the organization, Hardwick (pictured) is moving on to pursue other opportunities.

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Deals: Amplify Releasing, Lionsgate, Portfolio

Amplify Releasing has picked up the U.S. distribution rights for Xavier Dolan’s Tom at the Farm (pictured), and more deals of the week.

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Studio Licensing relaunches

Robert Miller, who is back in the biz after taking a 16-month hiatus, is relaunching his Toronto-based agency Studio Licensing.

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Paperny hires Joy Huang for VP post in New York

Huang will head up development for the company’s U.S. and international-facing projects out of Paperny’s New York office.

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SIM’s Bling Digital makes inroads in New York

The post-production and technology services company, a division of SIM Group, has opened up a new outpost in Brooklyn.

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Marci Wiseman joins Entertainment One

Wiseman (pictured) will head up eOne’s newly created business and legal affairs unit.


Last call for Playback’s 5 to Watch nominations

Nominations close June 24 at 5 p.m.. If you have a rising star to nominate, this is your last chance.