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A Colony wins Crystal Bear at Berlin film fest

The film won best feature in the Kplus stream of the Generation competition, while Montreal’s Sandrine Brodeur-Desrosiers earned the short film prize.

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Globomedia picks up Spanish rights to Dance Revolution

Globomedia signed the deal with Israel’s Armoza Formats, which is selling the Quebec dance-competition format internationally.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Feb. 8 to 14, 2019

Mon ami Walid takes the top slot, while La Course des Tuques comes in at #2 and Une colonie lands at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Feb. 8 to 14, 2019

The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part comes in at #1, followed by Cold Pursuit at #2 and Alita: Battle Angel at #3.

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Netflix jumps into Bron’s Red Sea Diving Resort

Netflix has picked up the international rights, excluding China, to Gideon Raff’s scripted project about a real-life rescue mission.

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Lack of The Force sees attendance drop at Cineplex for Q4

Patrons are spending more money at the box office and concessions, but no Star Wars film for the holidays saw fewer tickets sold.

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Deals: Film Mode, Secret Location, Thunderbird

Wild Media’s Project Ithaca lands international sales at EFM, Thunderbird’s U.K. sales arm lands Sundance gem and Secret Location takes flight.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Feb. 5 to 11, 2019

Star Trek: Discovery takes the top spot, followed by Marvel’s The Punisher at #2 and Titans at #3.

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Raja Khanna on bringing Dark Slope into the light

Serial entrepreneur Khanna discusses the formation of the new VR and AR company, which just added Steven DeNure to its board of directors.

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Frappier doc among 14 projects selected for SODEC funding

Additional SODEC production assistance recipients include directors Vali Fugulin, Jean-Francois Lesage and Zayne Akyol.

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In brief: Natty Zavitz wins ‘Mammoth’ accolade

The Shape of Water and A Series of Unfortunate Events win big at CAFTCAD awards, while Canada/Germany digital projects get funding.

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TVOKids greenlights more It’s My Party

The regional broadcaster has ordered a second season of Bristow Global Media’s live-action cultural celebration series.

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Screen Siren docuseries gets the greenlight at Knowledge Net

The provincial pubcaster has also appointed filmmaker Aaron Woodley (pictured) as its director of network brands.

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Wattpad strikes development deal with Huayi Brothers Korea

The companies will develop and coproduce Wattpad stories for the Korean market, with Wattpad Studios’ head of Asian operations Dexter Ong overseeing the partnership.

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Screen Media acquires all U.S. rights to Akash Sherman’s Clara

The sci-fi feature, produced by Serendipity Point Films, will get a day-and-date theatrical release.