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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Oct. 31 to Nov. 6, 2017

Stranger Things tops the chart, followed by Star Trek: Discovery at #2 and Mindhunter at #3.

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In brief: Where has Mohawk Girls been spending its money?

Plus: Netflix taps Drake to executive produce new episodes of drama series Top Boy and WIFT-T names the 2017 CBC Business of Broadcasting Mentorship recipient.

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Red Arrow takes majority stake in Gravitas Ventures

The German media co and L.A. based indie distributor will work together to invest in global film and TV projects.

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WIDC reveals eight Story & Leadership participants

Sonia Bonspille Boileau and Leah Cameron are among the directors heading to the Whistler Film Fest to develop their projects.

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CMF unveils its Cancon YouTube channel

Encore+ is home to more than 300 classic Canadian films and TV Shows, including Degrassi High and Due South.

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Quebecor Content, TVA elevate execs following Tremblay’s exit

New company topper France Lauziere has finalized her teams, including a promotion for Martin Picard, who moves to VP of the TVA Group.

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Jodi Mackie moves to D360

The former Breakthrough Entertainment exec comes to the distributor as director of sales and acquisitions.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Oct. 23 to 29, 2017

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

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Former CBC exec Kim Wilson heads to Titan1Studios

Christina Rotsaert also joins the Zomben comic book publisher as it expands into TV and digital content production.

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Sinking Ship sets sail with new Odd Squad deals

The Canadian prodco has sold the show’s second season to broadcasters in the U.K., Australia, Latin America, Sweden and Israel.

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Attendance dips 13% in Cineplex’s third quarter

A sluggish summer at the domestic box office saw the theatre chain’s Q3 attendance fall by more than two million compared to last year.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Oct. 27 to Nov. 2, 2017

Jigsaw is at #1, with Blade Runner 2049 at #2 and Geostorm at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Oct. 27 to Nov. 2, 2017

Pieds nus dans l’aube takes the #1 spot, followed by Les Affames at #2 and Les rois mongols at #3.

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A71 acquires Canadian rights to Soska sisters’ Rabid remake

The horror flick, produced by Back 40 Pictures, is set to film in Hamilton, ON in early 2018.

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Cineplex scores deal with NFL

The three-year agreement marks the company’s latest effort to expand its customer base.