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Photo gallery: 2018 TIFF by Deluxe party

This year’s annual TIFF by Deluxe soiree celebrated the creative talent behind the films at this year’s festival.

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Ken MacDonald to retire from Discovery

After a 15-year career at the factual net, MacDonald will be stepping down as GM and VP of Discovery Networks later this year.

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Foroughi, Boland score Harold Greenberg funding

Closing out its fiscal year, the Fund invested $1 million across 94 features through its script development program, including Summer With Hope and We’re All In This Together.

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Unite 9, Plan B win big at Prix Gemeaux gala

Aetios Productions’ prison drama and KOTV’s freshman sci-fi series (pictured) were awarded at the annual event, which honours the best in Quebec television.

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APTN sets up Anaana’s Tent

The English-language children’s variety show, produced by Taqqut Productions, aims to teach kids Inuit values and Inuktitut words.

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Saban Capital acquires Sim and Panavision, forms new entity

Media mogul and Saban Capital chairman Haim Saban said the deal aims to “capitalize on explosive growth in content spending” in recent years.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Sept. 4 to 10, 2018

Ozark comes in at #1, followed by Toronto-shot series The Handmaid’s Tale and Star Trek: Discovery at #3 and #6, respectively.

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Deals: Serendipity Point, Gusto Worldwide, Indiecan

YouTube Premium nabs Serendipity Point Films’ copro Museo, Indiecan Entertainment picks up Corey Stanton’s first film, and more.

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Distributor profile: Red Arrow Studios International

Shirley Bowers, the company’s VP of sales and acquisitions for North America, discusses boarding Blood Horn with DCTV and opportunities in the Canadian market.

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Photo gallery: 2018 CMPA Indiescreen Awards

The evening saw Simone Urdl and Jennifer Weiss from The Film Farm and Prowler Film’s Caitlin Grabham honoured for their work.

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Vancouver’s Bardel strengthens Netflix ties

The animation service provider has partnered with Wonderstorm to produce The Dragon Prince for the SVOD.

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In brief: Eugenio Perez boards Brain Power’s Beatrix and Peter

Plus: ACTRA Toronto honours Frankie Drake and Tonya Williams with Sandi Ross Awards and Nomadic-produced comedy The Detour rolls in Vancouver.

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Photo gallery: CFC Annual BBQ Fundraiser 2018

The organization celebrated its 30th anniversary in style and unveiled a new five-year initiative with Netflix.

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TIFF ’18: Les Salopes sells to Japan, Germany

Japan’s AT Entertainment and Germany’s Atlas Film bought Renee Beaulieu’s second feature in deals inked by Filmoption International.

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DHX posts year-end revenues of $436M

The Peanuts brand and digital kids network WildBrain drove revenue increases as the company on Thursday released a preliminary look at its Q4 and year-end financials.