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NS film technicians see hours worked drop by 55%: union

Jenny Reeves, president of IATSE Local 849, says the steep drop in labour is evidence that the province’s current incentive fund isn’t working.

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Corus posts revenue, profit declines in Q1 financials

Slight overall gains in its kids content business and radio advertising were offset by sharper declines in TV ad revenues.

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In brief: Gary Slaight to be honoured with 2018 Humanitarian Award

Plus: The Breadwinner nabs a Humanitas Prize nomination and the Manitoba government makes a $750,000 investment in the local sector.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Jan. 2 to 8, 2018

Stranger Things and the Toronto-shot Star Trek: Discovery are still in the #1 and #2 slots, Travelers moves up to #6.

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Brain Power saddlin’ up with Discovery Kids Latin America

The Ontario-based prodco is currently in production on the live-action children’s series The Ponysitters Club.

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Denis Villeneuve nabs BAFTA nom

Blade Runner 2049 garnered eight nominations, including a best director nod for the French-Canadian filmmaker.

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BNN to rebrand as BNN Bloomberg

The new partnership between Bell Media and Bloomberg Media comes after Channel Zero shut down Bloomberg TV Canada last year.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Dec. 29, 2017 to Jan. 4, 2018

Le trip a trois is still at #1, with Junior Majeur at #2 and The Man Who Invented Christmas at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Dec. 29, 2017 to Jan. 4, 2018

The Montreal-shot Le trip a trois is at #9, while Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle still hold the #1 and #2 slots.

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Handmaid’s Tale wins big at Golden Globes

The Toronto-shot series picked up two trophies, including best dramatic television series.

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Bristow Global Media nabs format rights to Life on Duty

The Israeli factual series from Gil Formats follows the work and personal lives of first responders.

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Tara Kemes named GM at Cinesite Vancouver

The former Rainmaker exec will manage the west coast studio, which is currently working on an animated remake of The Addams Family for MGM.

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Heritage reviewing funding policies in wake of harassment allegations

The government said it stands with creators in saying there can be zero tolerance for abuse.

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Jamie Schouela upped at Blue Ant

Schouela has been promoted to president of Canadian media, after nearly five years with the company.

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Paul Haggis accused of sexual misconduct

Following a December lawsuit filed against the Canadian director, three additional women have come forward with allegations.