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Whites expands Vancouver studio business

With the launch of Whites Studios Copperwood, the company now has four facilities in B.C.

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In brief: Netflix ups int’l film focus, O’Hara joins Atomic’s Last Kids

Plus: Grace Glowicki’s Tito wins at SXSW, while Zacharias Kunuk will receive this year’s Order of Nunavut.

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Canadian copros selected for Hot Docs Forum

Projects from Montreal’s EyeSteelFilm and Intuitive Pictures are among the 20 selected to compete in the festival’s annual market.

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Wattpad to expand footprint in India

In partnership with investment firm Times Bridge, the self-publishing platform aims to deepen its work with writers in the market.

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Ghost BFF greenlit for season two

The CSA-nominated webseries from Babe Nation will head into production in June and later stream on the WhoHaha YouTube channel.

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Three Canadian webseries to compete at Canneseries

Warigami from Toronto’s First Love Films is among the projects taking part in the festival’s short-form series competition.

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AMI-tv adds originals, international acquisitions to spring lineup

Tara Yolan Productions’ Reflect and Renew with Kevin Naidoo (pictured) and in-house special Heart to Heart premiere later this month.

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LevelFILM picks up Canadian rights to Wendy Morgan drama

The untitled feature, produced by Clique Pictures and Violator Films, went into production this week and stars Colm Feore and Kelly McCormack (pictured).

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Quebecor revenue hits $4.2 billion in 2018

Significant growth in its telecommunications business was tempered by modest declines on the media side, the company reported Wednesday.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Feb. 25 to March 3, 2019

The Good Doctor comes in at #1, while Murdoch Mysteries and Coroner break the top 30.

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New Orphan Black series in development with AMC: reports

Multiple sources are reporting that Temple Street is working on a new Orphan Black series for AMC, set in the same world with new characters.

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Paula Kerger to speak to modern pubcasting at BANFF

The longtime PBS president and CEO will be a featured keynote speaker in the festival’s new Summit Series.

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Anne adds Indigenous storylines, characters for new season

Filmmakers Michelle Latimer and Kim Nguyen have also signed on to direct new episodes of the CBC and Netflix series. (Actor Kiawenti:io Tarbell pictured).

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CBC, Insight’s Gordon Lightfoot doc to world premiere at Hot Docs

Directed by Joan Tosoni and Martha Kehoe, the project follows the career of the legendary Canadian singer-songwriter from his early years to his stadium tours.