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In Brief: Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund recipients named

Ann Shin’s My Enemy My Brother and Van Royko’s Pipe Dreams are among the features selected, plus more news.

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YMA to honour DeNure, Horodyski

The DHX Media president and COO and Ben’s At Home director will receive special awards at a gala in May.

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Deals: PNP, Savoy Entertainment, AeroCinema

AeroCinema grabs worldwide distribution rights to the feature doc 25 Missions, plus more deals.

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USA Network’s Colony to settle in Vancouver

The sci-fi drama is moving out of L.A. for its third season.

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Proper Television’s Guy O’Sullivan dies

The founder and president of the Toronto factual prodco was 49 years old.

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CMPA strikes deal with Alberta labour union

After two years of negotiations, the producers’ association has signed an agreement designed to bring stability and appeal to foreign productions.

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Boost rolls onto screens in Montreal

The Montreal-set, English-language feature hails from the team behind Oscar-winner The Lady in Number 6.

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What to keep in mind when choosing the next CRTC chair

Industry groups are calling for gender balance, greater visible minority presence and a stronger background in media production for upcoming appointments.

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Canadian Academy ups Louis Calabro

As VP, programming, the long-time Academy exec will oversee year-round events and special programs.

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Blue Ant Media, Shed Creative partner on new music offering

Called A.Side, the multi-platform media brand, which replaces Aux, will be geared toward music-loving millennials.

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Mr. D headed to season seven

Eleven new episodes of the comedy starring Gerry Dee will premiere this fall on CBC.

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In Brief: Shaw Rocket joins Emerald Code

The Writers Guild of Canada has launched the Denis McGrath Memorial Fund, plus more news.

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Kino Lorber picks up Rumble

The feature doc, produced by Montreal’s Rezolution Pictures, will have a U.S. theatrical release this summer.

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Corus posts $102.7M in profits in Q2

The Toronto media company missed estimates, however, as its TV revenues came in below expectations and its sales, general and administrative expenses jumped.

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Nova Scotia ups production fund

The government has added $6.9 million to the fund thanks to forecasted growth in productions filming in the province.