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FIN Atlantic ’18: Audience of Chairs picks up four prizes

At the close of the fest, Deanne Foley’s project nabbed awards for best film and best direction, while best documentary went to Renee Blanchar’s Nos Hommes Dans L’Ouest.

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McGlynn, de Pencier in the running for DGC’s feature film prize

Kyle Rideout and Keith Behrman round out the list for the annual award, while the guild also announced its Discovery nominees.

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Bell Media sets the stage for The Launch

The singing competition, which will return for a second season in early 2019, has added Sarah McLachlan as a celebrity mentor.

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Atomic Cartoons to produce Princesses Wear Pants

The Vancouver animation company has optioned the rights to Today Show anchor Savannah Guthrie and Allison Oppenheim’s best-selling book series for TV.

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Ricky Zoom races onto TV

The new animated preschool series from eOne will premiere in spring/summer 2019 in France, Italy and LatAm.

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Telefilm picks Sophie Dupuis’ Chien de garde for Oscar race

The Quebec filmmaker’s debut feature is produced by Etienne Hansez and distributed by Axia Films.

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Nelvana greenlights trio of preschool shows

Head of development Athena Georgaklis dishes on the innovations that moved Mr. King, P.U.R.S.T. Secret Agent Binky and Miss Persona to the top of the slate.

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In brief: CAVCO to publish list of all certified projects

Plus: eOne CEO Darren Throop re-elected to the company’s board, Danishka Esterhazy’s Level 16 (pictured) set for Fantastic Fest world premiere, and more.

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Cineplex adding more immersive cinemas across Canada

The cinema giant is expanding its partnership with CJ 4DPLEX to add up to 13 new 4DX locations.

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Jonesin’ swings into production

Produced by Calgary’s Full Swing Productions, the dark comedy stars Brandon Sklenar and Lethal Weapon‘s Kristen Gutoskie.

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Trench 11 filmmaker Leo Scherman lines up next project

Crime drama Goner, set to shoot in Ontario in spring 2019, is produced by Carousel Pictures’ Tyler Levine (pictured).

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Take The Shot scores TV project

The Newfoundland prodco behind Caught has optioned a series developed through NSI’s Totally Television program.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Sept. 3 to 9, 2018

The Amazing Race Canada scores the top slot, followed by America’s Got Talent at #2 and Big Brother at #3, #4 and #6.

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Hot Sheet: Top 4 Canadian films Sept. 7 to 13, 2018

Little Italy comes in at #1, followed by 1991 at #2 and Tulipani: Love, Honour and a Bicycle at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Sept. 7 to 13, 2018

The Nun takes the top spot, followed by Crazy Rich Asians at #2 and Peppermint at #3.