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Anne Dorval to receive WIFT-T Crystal Award

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Dorval will be honoured with the international achievement award at a gala in Toronto on Dec. 2.



Rewarding TV fans with new digital storyworlds online – Part 1

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What does a broadcaster do to keep fans engaged when a cable drama disappears between seasons? SundanceTV came to Merging Media 5 in Vancouver to find answers. (SundanceTV’s Drew Pisarra pictured)



Survey: media and entertainment M&A activity at three-year high

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Corporate players are focusing on “bite-size” deals, like DHX Media acquiring Ragdoll Worldwide, to move into new markets and technologies, says report from tax consultant EY.



Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Oct. 27, 2014 to Nov. 2, 2014

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The Montreal-shot X-Men: Days of Future Past takes the top spot on the DVD chart for the week of Oct. 27 to Nov. 2.



Deals: VSC picks up Patch Town

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Video Services Corp takes the Canadian distribution rights for Craig Goodwill’s Patch Town (pictured), plus other distribution and deals news for the week.



CBC starts implementing job cuts

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The pubcaster says 100 redundancy notices were handed out on Thursday.



Shomi, CBS Studios Int’l unveil SVOD content deal

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The newly launched Canadian streamer has grabbed the online viewing rights to Californication and NCIS: New Orleans (pictured).



Proper Rights sends Don’t Drive Here, Survivorman abroad

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Proper Rights has inked 20 deals with networks in Asia, Latin America, Europe and North America.



Barbara Williams urges female execs to reach higher

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Shaw Media’s president and EVP of broadcasting on why connecting with CEOs is key to advancement and her hopes for The Protege Project.



TVA Group acquires Vision Globale

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The deal will see the subsidiary of Quebecor Media acquire the assets of Vision Globale for approximately $118 million. (Quebecor president and CEO Pierre Dion pictured)

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