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Cameras roll on What Would Sal Do?

The cast for the half-hour comedy series was also revealed Wednesday, which will be shot and set in Sudbury, ON.


VIFF reveals B.C. Spotlight Program lineup

Eleven features are included in the program, including world premieres for Charlotte’s Song (pictured) and Tricks on the Dead.


Jason Dowdeswell joins FuseFX

The former VP of production operations at Sony Pictures Imageworks will head up FuseFX’s Vancouver operations.

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Shane Smith named Hot Docs director of programming

Smith, who most recently served as director of special projects at TIFF, joins Hot Docs on Oct. 5.


Bite TV being crafted into Makeful

The former comedy channel is being remade into a “handmade” brand, starting Monday, Aug. 24.

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Trio of Canadian docs added to VIFF

White Pine Pictures’ Painted Land: In Search of the Group of Seven (pictured) has been added to the festival’s lineup, along with two Canadian copros.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs Aug. 3, 2015 to Aug. 9, 2015

Amazing Race Canada tops the chart for the week of Aug. 3 to Aug. 9.

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108 Media acquires BGOI’s Pinup Dolls on Ice

The Toronto-based distributor will be releasing the BGOI Films slasher feature on VOD and DVD.

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eOne, Mark Gordon announce first TV project

The limited series The Ambassador’s Wife will be distributed globally by eOne. (Star Anne Hathaway pictured.)


Syfy cancels Haven

The U.S. net has pulled the plug on the series after five seasons.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Aug. 7, 2015 to Aug. 13, 2015

Le Mirage takes the top spot for the week of Aug. 7 to Aug. 13, with Ego Trip at #2 and Diamond Tongues at #3.

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Cameras roll on latest Chesler/Perlmutter holiday MOW

Christmas Incorporated, starring Shenae Grimes-Beech and Steve Lund (pictured), is shooting in Hamilton, ON.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Aug. 7, 2015 to Aug. 13, 2015

Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation is #1 for the week of Aug. 7 to Aug. 13, with The Fantastic Four at #2 and Minions at #3.

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TIFF ’15: The Steps, The Witch added to lineup

The festival also revealed its closing night film and its spotlight city for the seventh annual City to City program. (The Witch pictured.)