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Bron Creative boards The Nightingale

The Vancouver-based company will exec produce and co-finance the period thriller from The Babadook writer/director Jennifer Kent.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Feb. 27 to March 5, 2017

Five Canadian series cracked the top 30, with the season four premiere of MasterChef Canada coming in at #4.

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Photo gallery: 2017 Canadian Screen Awards

They came, they saw, they walked away with golden trophies: See who picked up some hardware at the Screenies.

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Bardel partners with Rovio to animate Angry Birds TV series

The 30-part series of short episodes comes on the heels of last year’s Angry Birds movie, which grossed approximately USD $350 million worldwide.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films March 3 to 9, 2017

Canada/France coproduction Ballerina is at #4, with Logan at #1 and Get Out at #2.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films March 3 to 9, 2017

Ballerina is in the #1 spot, followed by Ca sent la coupe at #2 and Bitter Harvest at #3.

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Blue Ant adds 160 hours to slate

The distributor has added its first scripted program to its catalogue, along with a bevy of natural history and factual programming.

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A slightly threatening invitation

The Canadian Film Fest plays on politeness to capture the general population’s interest in its latest promotional campaign.

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IPF distributed $1.8M to digital projects in 2016

English-language productions took $1.15 million of the total, while French-language projects received $689K.

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CMF, BAI invest $170K in TV projects

Farpoint Films and Cream Productions are two of the Canadian prodcos that have received funding through the Canada-Ireland codevelopment incentive.

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CBC orders more Murdoch Mysteries

The pubcaster ordered 18 more episodes for the show’s eleventh season, as well as a two-hour Christmas special.

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Digital: Are we there yet? – Playback Spring 2017

In our online world, the finish line keeps moving and the industry needs to be a bit more ready, writes interim editor Megan Haynes.

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NCFD 150 launches Canada-wide promo campaign

In addition to TV spots directed by famous Canadians, several large-screen installations showing clips of Canadian films will appear in cities across the country.

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Ballerina breaks $1.5 million at domestic box office

The animated feature accomplished the feat during its first thirteen days in theatres across Canada.

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50 Degrees North signs on to produce Date My Dad

The prodco is a joint venture between Vancouver Film Studios and L.A.-based producer EveryWhere Studios.