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First feature film supported by P.E.I.’s Film Media Fund wraps

The thriller from writer/director Adam Perry is a collaboration between P.E.I.’s Saltwater Films and Newfoundland’s Rink Rat Productions.

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Golden Media Polska embarks on a Dance Revolution

This latest deal for the dance competition format from Quebecor Content and Fair-Play follows its Rose d’Or nomination.

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Cineflix Rights teams with Goldfinch TV for culinary slate

The deals see Cineflix Rights handle global sales for five series produced by Goldfinch TV subsidiary Rock Oyster Media, including Beautiful Baking with Juliet Sear.

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LoCo expands digi slate with The Communist’s Daughter

Created by Leah Cameron, the project is LoCo’s fourth digital original for CBC after Detention Adventure, How to Buy a Baby and My 90-Year-Old Roommate.

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Deals: Cineflix, Zeitgeist Films, eOne

Pure heads to Europe and The Woman Who Loves Giraffes lands U.S. distribution, while eOne extends its theme park business to PJ Masks.

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Game Theory Films acquires To Live to Sing

Johnny Ma’s Mandarin-language drama, which opened Reel Asian this week, will be released in Canada in early 2020.

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Additional Hamilton studio space to open in summer 2020

Aeon Studio Group is set to bring 100,000 square feet of new studio space online by summer, as it moves forward with separate plans for a massive, 20-acre film campus.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for Oct. 29 to Nov. 4, 2019

Stranger Things continues to lead, while Letterkenny cracks the list.

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In brief: Dance Revolution, ‘Baroness’ on Rose d’Or shortlist

Plus, three projects share over $136,000 in funding from the CMF and BAI.

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Deluxe names new CEO as it emerges from bankruptcy

CFO Eric Cummins has been named to the company’s top post as John Wallace retires.

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‘Canada’s coolest film fest’ adds Hammer, Fall Back Down

The Whistler Film Festival has selected features from Christian Sparkes, Sara Beth Edwards and others to make their world debut.

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Applications open for Edmonton Screen Media Fund

The fund, run by the Edmonton Screen Industries Office, will provide loans and investments to screen media projects and ventures situated in the Edmonton metro region.

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Youngster teams with SickKids in debut collaboration

The Insight Productions-owned digital prodco has created a series of videos with paediatric experts on common issues concerning modern parenting.

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Continued AVOD growth drives revenue uptick at WildBrain

The company also reported Q1 increases on the distribution side, spurred by a recent library deal with CBS All Access.

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IFC Midnight investigates Disappearance at Clifton Hill

The AMC-owned distributor has picked up the U.S. rights to Albert Shin’s mystery thriller, with a release set for February 2020.