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Barry Avrich’s new Weinstein doc to bow at Hot Docs

The Reckoning: Hollywood’s Worst Kept Secret is the Canadian filmmaker’s follow-up to his 2010 doc about the now-disgraced Hollywood producer.

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Netflix adds 7M global subscribers in Q1 2018

The streamer beat its subscriber growth forecasts, adding 5.5 million international users.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films April 6 to 12, 2018

Caramel Films’ La Bolduc takes the #5 spot, with A Quiet Place topping the chart and Ready Player One landing at #2.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films April 6 to 12, 2018

La Bolduc grabs the top spot, followed by Mina Shum’s Meditation Park at #2 and Hochelaga: Terre Des Ames at #3.

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Mean Queen rolls in Montreal

Produced by Incendo’s Jean Bureau and Ian Whitehead, the thriller stars Designated Survivor‘s Zoe McLellan.

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Bejuba to distribute Etta’s Star

The Canadian distributor has scooped up the distribution rights for the new series created by Anne-Marie Perrotta and developed by Big Jump Entertainment.

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Production spending in Toronto hit $1.8B in 2017: report

Despite an overall dip in production spending on TV series and feature film, there was an uptick in investment in major domestic productions.

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Nicolas Bolduc wins at CSC awards

The Hochelaga DOP took home the top film prize at the 61st annual gala, while Craig Wrobleski and Brendan Steacy picked up TV awards.

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La Bolduc breaks $1M at the domestic box office

The feature from Montreal’s Caramel Films has grossed more than $1.3 million since it was released on April 6.

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Heritage wraps China mission with $125M in deals

Item 7, Transfilm International and Breakthrough Entertainment are among those partnering with Chinese companies on upcoming projects.

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Cameras roll on The Cuban

Produced by Alessandra Piccione and Sergio Navarretta of S.N.A.P. Films, the feature is toplined by Ana Golja (pictured) and Academy Award-winning Louis Gossett Jr.

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Gusto serves up new original

Bonacini’s Italy follows chef Michael Bonacini as he dishes on unique recipes from specific regions of Italy.

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CBC updates TV development contracts

The pubcaster has relinquished a number of rights as it continues to review and simplify its contracts with indies.

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Deals: eOne, Al Jazeera English, Northern Banner

The Detail and Designated head to the U.K.’s Channel 5, Min Sook Lee’s Migrant Dreams sells to Al Jazeera, plus more.