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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films July 27 to Aug. 2, 2018

Mission Impossible: Fallout comes in at #1 with Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again! at #2, while Ricardo Trogi’s 1991 breaks the top 10.

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Hot Sheet: Top 3 Canadian films July 27 to Aug. 2, 2018

1991 leads the list, followed by La Chute De L’Empire Americain coming in at #2 and The Accountant of Auschwitz landing at #3.

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Love Nature expands European footprint

Blue Ant has inked new carriage deals in the Netherlands and Switzerland for its wildlife and natural history channel.


Thunderbird Entertainment to go public via Golden Secret deal

Pending approval of the transaction, which is expected to close by October, Thunderbird will be listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.

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HGF backs four through BC Shorts Program

Writer/director Alysse Leite-Rogers’ Tea With Lemon is among the projects to receive $20,000 through the fund’s inaugural round.


CBC picks up NarcoLeap for TV app

The eight-part digital series is produced by Vancouver’s KGP Films.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand July 24 to 30, 2018

Orange Is The New Black takes the top spot, followed by The Handmaid’s Tale at #3 and Star Trek: Discovery at #6.


Netflix still king, but growth in Canada set to slow: study

The SVOD’s growth rate will be outpaced by that of the overall OTT industry in Canada, according to eMarketer.

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In Brief: Phil King named Canada lead for Sony Pictures

The former CTV president takes on an added role as SPT moves toward a territory management model, plus more.

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Boat Rocker adds eOne SVP for biz and legal affairs

Dina Appleton has joined the Toronto-based company as it continues to expand internationally.

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Alt TV drives internet signups for BCE

While TV ad revenues continue to slide, Bell Media parent BCE saw traction with its Alt TV product, targeting condo-dwellers and cord-nevers.

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CMF awards $6.1M across 31 digi projects

Toronto’s Secret Location received funding for two games and one interactive media project through the funder’s Experimental Stream Innovation Program.

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TIFF ’18: Dolan’s Death and Life of John F. Donovan to world bow

The announcement marks the first time the vaunted Canadian filmmaker will world-premiere one of his films at TIFF.

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Heritage releases Creative Export guidelines

“High-potential” projects can received up to $2.5 million in funding.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, July 16 to 22, 2018

The Amazing Race Canada comes in at #1, followed by America’s Got Talent at #2 and Private Eyes at #6.