Lionsgate deal to ease financial burden for RocketJump

STREAMWEB

Freddie Wong talks about how partnering with Lionsgate lifts a weight off the filmmaker’s shoulders and allows RocketJump to concentrate on the creative process.



Black Fly wraps principal photography

FILM

The thriller from Canadian writer and director Jason Bourque was shot in British Columbia.



FYI president Jana Bennett on A+E’s newest net

TV

The U.S. network’s president (pictured) discusses what’s ahead for A+E Networks’ new lifestyle channel, which has green-lit The Collective and Nexttime Productions’ The Epic Meal Show.



IMAX pacts to get in-home movie content into China

FILM

The joint venture with Wasu Digital TV Media Group comes ahead of the expected 2015 launch of the Toronto-based exhibitor’s premium home theatre system.



Reel Canada launches inaugural National Canadian Film Day

FILM

Industry partners from Cineplex to Hollywood Suite are providing screen time to promote Canadian film to the public on April 29. (The Sweet Hereafter pictured)



Stage TEN targets producers, agencies with virtual TV studio

INTERACTIVESTREAM

Early-stage investment in a live online talent game has led to a digital startup that allows DIY video stars to access professional production tools and expertise.



Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, March 31, 2014 to April 6, 2014

TV

Masterchef Canada, Murdoch Mysteries, Motive and Dragons’ Den all made it onto TV’s top 30 list this week.



Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films April 4, 2014 to April 10, 2014

FILM

Afflicted takes the top spot during its first week of release, pushing Tom a la ferme down to #2.



Everest jump to simulcast live on Discovery

TV

The latest worldwide megastunt event for the specialty channel will see mountain climber Joby Ogwyn glide from the summit to base camp in a wingsuit.



Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs March 24, 2014 to March 30, 2014

FILMTV

Frozen sits at the top of the DVD chart this week, with Wolf of Wall Street coming in at #2.

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