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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Sept. 30 to Oct. 6, 2016

Juste la Fin du Monde is at #1, with Embrasse-Moi Comme tu M’aimes at #2 and 9 Le Film at #3


Yeti Farm bolsters leadership team

The Kelowna animation studio has tapped the talents of former Rainmaker, Club Penguin and Studio B execs as it looks to expand its slate of originals.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Sept. 30 to Oct. 6, 2016

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children tops the chart, followed by Deepwater Horizon at #2 and The Magnificent Seven at #3.

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Former eOne exec takes on new role at Cineflix

Peter Emerson has been named president of the Montreal-based producer and distributor.

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Ex-Nelvana execs helm Bento Box’s new kids division

Irene Weibel and Andrew Kerr have co-founded Sutikki, which already has a project with In the Night Garden creator Andrew Davenport in the works.

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Quebecor Content inks content deal with Endemol Shine

The three-year agreement gives the media co exclusive rights to broadcast programs such as MasterChef Junior USA (pictured) in French-speaking Canada.

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Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Sept. 19 to 25, 2016

Captain America: Civil War is at #1, with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows at #2 and Beauty and the Beast at #3.

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WIFT-T names Corus Media Management participants

Jaime Bassett and Angel Forbes are among the 13 individuals selected for the second iteration of the program.

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Bron Studios to coproduce Monster

Production is underway on the drama about a teen charged with murder. (Star Jennifer Hudson pictured.)

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CFC, NFB to debut Invisible World

The VR experience will make its world premiere at Festival du Nouveau Cinema in Montreal.

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NPA welcomes first Canadian prodco

Toronto-based Cream Productions has joined the Nonfiction Producers Association, as the organization adds new membership options. (Cream CEO David Brady pictured.)

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Framestore, Campus ADN partner to foster Montreal talent

In a bid to boost the local VFX talent pool, the studio and training facility have developed a 2D training program.

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Deals: Buck, eOne, Muse, Blue Ant

Buck Productions documentary Stay Awhile (pictured) sells to multiple U.S. digital platforms, plus more deals of the week.

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The Bell/VMedia kerfuffle explained

We break down why the cable co took the internet provider to court, and what it might mean for providers going forward.


CFC, NFB, JustFilms launch VR doc lab

Featuring six Canadian and six U.S. creators, the residency program will teach participants the theory and practice of creating VR experiences.