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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films April 12 to 18, 2019

Stockholm takes the top spot, followed by Ville Neuve at #2 and Mad Dog Labine at #3.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 10 films April 12 to 18, 2019

Toronto-shot Shazam! comes in at #1, followed by Hellboy at #2 and Captain Marvel at #3.

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Netflix nabs more Cupcake & Dino

New episodes of the animated comedy from eOne and Birdo Studios will launch globally on the streamer next month.

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P.E.I. feature funded through CEDB program

Susan Rodgers’ in-production film Still the Water is primarily funded via the province’s Community Economic Development Business share program.

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To Live To Sing selected for Cannes Directors’ Fortnight

The Mandarin-language feature from writer/director Johnny Ma follows 2016′s Old Stone.

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Kenneth J. Harvey’s Pill Factory series in development

Kafka Pictures, which has offices in L.A. and Vancouver, will produce the series along with writer Norm Hiscock.

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CRTC issues mandatory order for Quebecor to restore TVA Sports

Quebecor said it would abide by the order but reiterated its stance that there is a “dramatic imbalance” in the royalties paid to specialty channels.

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Bell Media, Motion Content renew Where To I Do? for season three

The greenlight comes ahead of the wedding venue show’s season two premiere on Gusto.

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CMF, Quebecor Fund partnership extends global market efforts

The funding partners’ second program focuses on providing support to French-language dramas in need of a budget boost to appeal to international buyers.

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NSI CEO John Gill to depart

“The timing is right for me to step aside so that NSI can continue to reshape itself for the future,” said Gill about his decision to leave the organization next month.

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Representation report card: Where kids content is failing

A new study analyzing North American kids TV has found the percentage of female non-human characters is very low, and it’s not much better behind the camera.

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In brief: Telefilm New Voices and WIFT-T winners announced

Plus: Wolf Joe starts production, Canadian producers head to Cannes and Burden of Truth joins The CW’s summer lineup.

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Quebecor, Bell clash in Gatineau

Bell argued the commission should revoke TVA Sports’ broadcasting licence, while Quebecor’s Pierre Karl Peladeau said doing so could result in the end of the channel.

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Two Canadian films among the 2019 Cannes lineup

Xavier Dolan’s Matthias et Maxime and Monia Chokri’s A Brother’s Love will compete for the Palme d’Or and Un Certain Regard, respectively.