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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films August 2 to 8, 2019

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw comes in at #1, followed by The Lion King at #2 and Menteur at #6.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films August 2 to 8, 2019

Menteur comes out on top, followed by Paw Patrol: Ready Race Rescue at #2 and La femme de mon frere at #3.

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Investigation Discovery greenlights more See No Evil

The U.S. pay TV network has ordered a sixth season of the unscripted series from Arrow Media and Saloon Media.

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Deals: Forte, Super Channel, Cineflix Rights

Steve Harvey’s East 112 options Forte’s Snapshots, while Cineflix Rights sells a raft of crime and investigation titles to international broadcasters.

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Behind the launch of Stephen Ellis, Clark Bunting’s BirdDog

A closer look at the content and distribution strategy behind the new factual prodco and how the producers will take advantage of their broadcast and digital experience.

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Four features share Quebecor Fund coin

Miryam Bouchard (pictured) and Ricardo Trogi’s latest are among the titles selected.

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Indigenous sci-fi feature First Encounter wraps production

The $2.8-million project from Benjamin Ross Hayden is supported through the CMF’s Aboriginal Language program.

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Emily Hampshire to exec produce first feature

The Schitt’s Creek star also plays the lead in the psychological horror Home, which starts shooting in Montreal tomorrow.

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CMF, IPF partner on development fund for short-form content

The $600,000 program for scripted projects marks the first time the two organizations have formally partnered on a fund.

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Seven feature projects share $1M through new Fonds MELS fund

The inaugural cohort consists of projects like Olivier Higgins and Melanie Carrier’s Errance sans retour and Les rayons gamma from Henry Bernadet.

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The Twentieth Century lands international sales rep

Belgium-based Best Friend Forever has picked up global sales rights to Matthew Rankin’s feature debut ahead of its world premiere at TIFF’s Midnight Madness.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for July 30 to August 5, 2019

Stranger Things comes in at #1, followed by Orange Is The New Black at #2 and The Boys at #3.

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Who should really be worried about Disney+?

Mindshare’s Kyle Hodgins says Disney will likely shake up the market, but not in the way some might think.

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Media gets a big boost at Cineplex in Q2

Growth in media is far outpacing growth in other areas for the company, thanks to key place-based installations.

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Stephen Ellis, Clark Bunting launch factual prodco

BirdDog Media Ventures will look to capitalize on a growing demand for unscripted content in the international marketplace.