Portia Doubleday, Chris Noth topline After the Ball

FILM

Sean Garrity’s latest indie feature, now shooting in Montreal, will be released by Pacific Northwest Pictures. (Chris Noth pictured)



Shaw Communications to lay off 400

TV

The cable and telco is reorganizing its enterprise and consumer-facing business units while leaving Shaw Media as a standalone unit.



Cameras roll on Incendo’s Forget and Forgive telefilm

TV

American Hustle‘s Elisabeth Rohm (pictured) has the lead in the female-led police drama that also stars Tygh Runyan and is directed by Tristan Dubois.



Realscreen Awards 2014 shortlist unveiled

FILMTV

The Amazing Race Canada (pictured) and Battle of the Blades are among the award’s shortlisted programs, which recognize the best in reality, doc and entertainment programming.



Lionsgate makes multi-year content deal with RocketJump Studios

FILMTVWEB

The deal gives Lionsgate access to upcoming digital projects from the prodco, co-founded by YouTube star Freddie Wong. (Video Game High School pictured)



2014 Showrunner Bootcamp-ers announced

TV

Four peer-nominated TV writers are set to double down in L.A. this week as the third annual CFC/Bell Media professional development program kicks off.



Blackstone, Hell on Wheels win big at 2014 Rosie Awards

FILMTV

Blackstone (pictured), from Prairie Dog Film + Television, and Nomadic Pictures’ Hell on Wheels both took home five trophies following Saturday’s gala.



AToMiC shortlist: part three

INTERACTIVETVWEB

The nominees for Best Brand Integration at the upcoming award show, which celebrates the projects, partnerships and programs that build the Canadian media industry.



NHL hockey not to count as local content on City: Rogers Media

TV

In its closing remarks during licence renewal hearings, Rogers told the CRTC that NHL content will not count towards Canadian programming spend for its conventional TV network.



Global TV debuts Rookie Blue before ABC stateside

TV

In a first-ever non-simulcast for the cop drama, Global will bring 15th division back on May 19, before ABC airs the fifth season premiere on June 19.

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