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CBC, Netflix renew Anne with an E

The drama got the greenlight for a third season, prior to its season two premiere on CBC this fall.

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Filming begins on Jay Baruchel’s Random Acts of Violence

The project, based on Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray’s graphic novel of the same name, is produced and distributed by Elevation Pictures.

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Big Bad Boo Studios’ 16 Hudson signs broadcast deals

TVOKids, Knowledge Kids, SRC Radio Canada and ICI TV have picked up the animated preschool series.

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Kew Media revenues hit $49.7M in Q2

While the production business is currently driving the majority of the company’s revenue, Kew said its distribution arm is expanding fast as it looks to upcoming markets.

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Feature-length musical Strike! set to film in Winnipeg

Cameras are scheduled to roll on the production next week, with Robert Adetuyi set to direct.

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Toonbox teams with TMNT producer

The Toronto animation company has partnered with Galen Walker to co-develop and produce original IP.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Aug. 3 to 9, 2018

Mission Impossible: Fallout lands at #1, followed by Christopher Robin at #2 and Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top Canadian films Aug. 3 to 9, 2018

Ricardo Trogi’s 1991 earns the top spot, followed by La Chute de L’Empire Americain landing at #2.

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Cameras roll on Rustic Oracle

Produced by Quebec’s Nish Media, the drama is the second feature from Le Dep director Sonia Bonspille-Boileau.

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Bron teams with German prodco Tandem on TV drama

Eight-part series Shadow Play is written by The Bridge co-creator Mans Marlind.

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Rogers funds award $4.6M across 19 TV projects

Bristow Global Media’s Paranormal 911, Shaftesbury’s Rex and Eye Steel Films’ Agents of Influence are among the Rogers Documentary and Cable Network Fund’s picks.

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TIFF unveils Wavelengths, Contemporary World Cinema picks

Canadian copro Roads in February from writer/director Katherine Jerkovic will have its world premiere at the festival.

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TIFF ’18: Canada copro Jeremiah Terminator LeRoy to close fest

The festival added 22 special presentations and four gala screenings, including Veena Sud’s The Lie, David Mackenzie’s Outlaw King and Peter Farrelly’s Green Book.

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In brief: Netflix’s David Wells to step down as CFO

As well: The NFB’s first interactive VR project Museum of Symmetry launches on Steam and Viveport, a new travel channel launches on Telus Optik, plus more.

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Netflix joins The Ponysitters Club

Produced by Ontario’s Brain Power Studio in association with Discovery Kids Latin America, the streaming giant picked up worldwide rights to the live-action children’s series.