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Orphan Black gets Japanese remake

The original, produced by Boat Rocker Studios’ Temple Street, ended its five-season run this summer.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Nov. 13 to 19, 2017

Murdoch Mysteries is at #20, with The Big Bang Theory at #1 and The Good Doctor at #2.

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CBC Breaking Barriers fund names new senior director

Mehernaz Lentin will lead the fund for under-represented creators, replacing interim senior director Helen du Toit.

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Telefilm’s Carolle Brabant set to retire in March 2018

The search is on for her successor, Telefilm told attendees of its public assembly, where the funder also discussed its annual results.


Muse-produced series in development with NBCUniversal

The drama project American Disaster was developed through the Montreal-based company’s L.A. office.


Blue Ant International sells 600 hours of content

Cream Productions’ Murder U and Our House Media’s Home Chef to Pro Chef are some of the series picked up by broadcasters in Asia-Pacific.

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Zacharias Kunuk wins TFCA’s Technicolor Clyde Gilmour Award

The Inuk filmmaker’s credits include Maliglutit, which made its world premiere in the Platform program at TIFF ’16.


eOne, Gotham Group adapting The Lying Game for TV

The global studio and the L.A.-based management and production firm will coproduce the TV adaptation of Ruth Ware’s novel.

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Hot Sheet: Top Canadian films Nov. 17 to 23, 2017

Pieds nus dans l’aube is at #1, with Nous sommes les autres at #2 and Les affames at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Nov. 17 to 23, 2017

Justice League is at #1, followed by Thor: Ragnarok at #2 and Wonder at #3.

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Rodeo FX expanding to Europe with new studio

The Montreal-based visual effects company is opening a new space in Munich, Germany as it looks to tap into a larger pool of VFX artists.

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Fake Tattoos, M/M to compete at Slamdance

The two Canadian films are among 18 films selected for the Park City, Utah festival’s feature competition lineup.

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Telefilm revamps micro-budget production program

The newly rebranded Talent to Watch program will fund 50 projects a year, more than doubling the number it previously supported.