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Cameron Bailey upped to co-head of TIFF

Bailey will oversee the festival’s artistic direction, while his yet-to-be-named counterpart will handle business affairs.

Melissa Taylor

Melissa Taylor joins CBC business and rights team

The former eOne exec will lead contracting for the pubcaster’s acquisitions.

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In brief: Hawkeye Pictures options The Honey Farm

Plus: WIFT-T announces its William F. White Production Manager Mentorship recipient, Chloe Grysole returns to Framestone and more.

Erica Proudlock

Erica Proudlock returns to the CFC

The former manager of CFC’s film programs is rejoining the institute as its new exec in charge of programs and talent.

Sean Connolly

Bristow Global ups Sean Connolly to VP, development

Playback catches up with Julie Bristow on the company’s development slate and opportunities under its new parent co, Kew Media.

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How the NAFTA dispute could reshape entertainment immigration

With the future of U.S./Canada cross-border mobility in flux, there could be significant impacts for those working in entertainment, writes Lorraine D’Alessio.

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Insight’s Barbara Bowlby stepping down

Announced at the Canadian Screen Awards broadcast gala, Insight’s president and COO will move on after 38 years with the Amazing Race Canada prodco.

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The unusual suspect: Carolle Brabant

From Playback magazine: A look back at the career, challenges and achievements of Telefilm’s exiting executive director.

Heidi Schorn

Heidi Schorn moves to Alibi Entertainment

The former eOne exec is joining Toronto-based Alibi as director of development.

Laura Mackenzie

Screen Nova Scotia appoints new interim exec director

Laura Mackenzie (pictured) will fill the not-for-profit industry organization’s exec director position while a permanent replacement is found.

Rina Fraticelli

Rina Fraticelli departs Women in View

Fraticelli cofounded the not-for-profit in 2008 with a goal to improve gender and cultural diversity in Canadian media.

Mellany Masterson

Nelvana unveils senior management promotions, hires

Among them, Mellany Masterson is returning to the Corus-owned company in the role of VP sales, consumer products and international.