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Inside Out launches financing forum

Seven films have been selected for the first annual industry initiative, which aims to increase the number of LGBTQ projects that receive financing.

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Entanglement gets world premiere

The Vancouver-shot feature, starring Thomas Middleditch, will bow at the Seattle Film Festival.

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Baseballissimo adds new director

The long-gestating project from writers Jay Baruchel and Jesse Chabot is produced by A71 and Gefilter Productions.

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Mark Slone named CAFDE president

eOne’s EVP of theatrical distribution and marketing takes the reins at the film distributors’ association.

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History preps The World Without Canada

What would life be like without this True North country? The Dan Aykroyd-narrated doc from Cream Productions explores that big question.

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Telefilm turns the camera on Canadians

Its new social campaign lets us be voyeurs and see how others enjoy our country’s cinema.

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Nelvana signs raft of cross-platform deals

Amazon UK and Cinedigm are among the new VOD, linear-TV and in-flight entertainment partners for shows like Backyardigans.

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Bron Studios preps next feature

The Vancouver-based company will coproduce The Red Sea Diving Resort, starring Chris Evans.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, April 24 to 30, 2017

MasterChef Canada is at #12, with Big Brother Canada at #25.

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More programming added to Space Go, Bravo Go

The Handmaid’s Tale, Killjoys and Orphan Black are now available on the apps.

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Brightlight teams with Gunpowder & Sky on feature

Horror-thriller Summer of ’84 is set to film in Vancouver this July.

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Judith Beauchemin named CMJ president

Founder of the Montreal factual prodco, John Kuyk, will step into a strategic advisor role.

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In Brief: EP Canada, Canada Film Capital acquired

Melanie Hadley joins NSI’s board of directors, plus more news.

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DHX to buy Peanuts, Strawberry Shortcake

The Halifax media co is set to acquire the entertainment division of Iconix Brand Group in a US$345 million agreement.