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Director of photography Gurjeet Mann puts the Panasonic AG-DVX200 to the test

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Discovery, IMAX ink doc distribution deal

The partnership is the first time IMAX has signed a TV distribution agreement for original content.

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Former Starz exec joins 108 Media

Nancy Silverstone joins the Toronto-based distributor as head of acquisitions and content strategy.

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Niche OTT service focuses on aero-archives

SVOD service AeroCinema will launch in March with more than 200 aviation-related titles on its platform.

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Corus enters event business

The media co is launching the new division with CMT Music Fest this July.

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Record-getting ‘Birth’ nabs Sundance prizes

B.C.-based Bron Studios is one of four prodcos attached to The Birth of a Nation, the top-selling film in the festival’s history.

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marblemedia developing new Chuck Hughes series

The celebrity chef and the Toronto-based prodco have pacted to work on an unscripted project. (Hughes pictured.)

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DHX Studios launches with new facility, leadership team

DHX Media has consolidated its animation and live-action production activities under the newly rebranded DHX Studios, in addition to opening a new animation studio in Vancouver.

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Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Jan. 11, 2016 to Jan. 17, 2016

The Martian tops the DVD chart for the week of Jan. 11 to Jan. 17, with Hotel Transylvania 2 at #2 and Sicario at #3.

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How Hard Can It Be? Discovery wants to find out

Bell Media has ordered 10 episodes of the Proper Television series.

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X Company’s return brings in 521K viewers

The second season of the Canada-Hungary copro bowed on CBC on Jan. 27 at 9 p.m.

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Winter Hymns wins Slamdance prize

The award qualifies the short from Dusty Mancinelli for the next Academy Awards.

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Deals: Hiltz Squared, Quebecor, Distribution360

Toronto’s Hiltz Squared Media has acquired the Oscar-nominated short documentary 50 Feet From Syria (pictured), plus more deals of the week.

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General Purpose names new VP development

Anna Wasylenki will be responsible for overseeing the development of the company’s slate of lifestyle and factual programming.

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Gallery: Inaugural Tealpower fundraiser

Toronto’s TV industry gathered this week to celebrate the life of publicist Alison Salinas and raise funds for the charity she and her partner Tyler Puley founded.

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Shaw Media greenlights Mary Kills People for Global

The drama is executive produced by Tassie Cameron and created by newcomer Tara Armstrong (pictured).