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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.)

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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.)