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In Brief: WIFT-T names Emma Fleury to CBC mentorship

Plus, Bitter Boy Productions options Shani Mootoo’s novel Cereus Blooms At Night and CBC/Radio Canada announces its new English services ombudsperson.

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Cameras roll on A Perfect Plan

The directorial debut of Jesse Ikeman, starring William Forsythe and Kathleen Munroe, is shooting in Hamilton, ON.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Oct. 30 to Nov. 5, 2018

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina tops the chart, followed by Marvel’s Daredevil at #2 and The Haunting Of Hill House at #3.

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Bell Media files copyright infringement suit against Videotron

The $100-million suit, filed last week in Federal court, alleges Videotron distributed Bell Media programming without a content distribution agreement.

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Encore+ hits more than 6M views on its first anniversary

Since the YouTube channel launched last November, more than 30,000 people have subscribed to watch classic Canadian content.

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Nova Scotia ups Incentive Fund to $26M for 2018/19

The province has added an additional $6 million to the fund, which has this year backed projects including Mr. D, This Hour Has 22 Minutes and Diggstown.

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DHX to sell Halifax animation studio

The Nova Scotia studio has 168 full-time employees and has produced projects including Inspector Gadget, The Doozers and Space Ranger Roger.

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TIFF drops Top 10 fest, adds year-round Canadian film series

The festival will announce its list of the top 10 essential Canadian films of 2018 in December, and then offer each film the opportunity to have a full theatrical run at the TIFF Bell Lightbox throughout the year.

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Tantoo Cardinal wins Technicolor Clyde Gilmour Award

Her win marks the first time the Toronto Film Critics Association has given the prize to an actor.

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Former Rogers Media exec Leslie Sole dies

Sole oversaw the expansion of Citytv, OMNI and Rogers’ specialty portfolio during his 25 years with the company.

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Well GO USA picks up Brandon Cronenberg’s Possessor

Produced by Rhombus Media and Rook Films, the Canada/U.K. copro is slated to go to camera early next year.

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Bron, New Mandate Films prep Harry Haft

Oscar-winner Barry Levinson (Rain Man) is set to produce and direct the feature starring Ben Foster.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Oct. 22 to 28, 2018

The Big Bang Theory leads the list, followed by Young Sheldon at #2, while Murdoch Mysteries breaks the top 30.

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Kirk Shaw’s Wonderfilm builds out slate following IPO

The Vancouver company is on course to wrap eight films before the end of the year, following its launch on the TSX Venture Exchange in April.

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Review panel for Broadcasting, Telecoms Acts extends deadline

Originally set for Nov. 30, the seven-person panel has extended its submission deadline until early next year.