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

FILM

The Grand Seduction is the top Canadian film at the box office this week, while La Petite Reine comes in at #2.



Hot Sheet: Top 10 films July 4, 2014 to July 10, 2014

FILM

Transformers: Age of Extinction tops the box office list, while Tammy takes the #2 spot.



Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs June 23, 2014 to June 29, 2014

FILMTV

The LEGO Movie stays at the top of the DVD chart this week, while 300: Rise of an Empire comes in at #2.



Telus greenlit for national PPV channel

TV

The service will offer live and tape-delayed pro and amateur sports, comedy, music and special event programming, according to the approval from the CRTC.



CMF invests $12.6M across 25 digital projects

GAMINGINTERACTIVE

Who got the most digital dough? Regionally, Quebec tops the experimental-stream list, with three $1-million envelopes going to QC gamecos.



New format from Proper greenlit for Discovery

TV

The Toronto-based prodco has the go-ahead for 9 x 60 minutes of a new reno-focused competition reality series.



Lionsgate joins forces with Alibaba to stream in China

FILMSTREAMTV

The studio is launching a SVOD service in China offering catalogue titles such as The Hunger Games exclusively on the Alibaba set-top box. (From Stream Daily)



Justine Pimlott, David Oppenheim named NFB producers

FILM

The duo help newly installed Ontario exec producer Anita Lee (pictured) fill a leadership vacuum left after the retirement of Silva Basmajian and departure of several key execs.



Ben Kingsley to star in Muse’s Tut miniseries

TV

The Spike TV show will be shot in Morroco and Canada from September to December 2014.



Super Channel backs Carol Shields movie adaptation Unless

FILMTV

The pay TV operator unveils the latest investments from the Super Channel Development Fund, including the long-gestating Canada-Ireland coproduction.

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