Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Nov. 10 to 16, 2017

Thor: Ragnarok is at #1, followed by Murder on the Orient Express at #2 and Daddy’s Home at #3.

Designated Survivor

Profits climb at eOne thanks to increasing TV revenues

Revenue gains were offset by declines in the global studio’s film business.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Nov. 10 to 16, 2017

Pieds nus dans l’aube is at #1, with Nous sommes les autres at #2 and Les affames at #3.

TAMING THE HORSE

Taming the Horse wins at RIDM

The Tao Gu-directed film picked up best Canadian feature at the Montreal doc festival.

Murdoch Mysteries pic from CBC Media Centre

CBC unveils holiday programming lineup

The pubcaster’s festive slate includes a two-hour, B.C.-shot Murdoch Mysteries special and Larry Weinstein’s one-hour doc Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas.

Ollie! The Boy Who Became What He Ate

Boat Rocker Rights sells 200 hours of kids content

Ollie! The Boy Who Became What He Ate, the Radical Sheep and Mickey Rogers Media copro, heads to Universal Kids in the U.S.

CarrieStein-1

Carrie Stein to lead scripted TV at Kew Media

Working out of L.A., the former eOne exec joins the Toronto-based media conglomerate as EVP of global scripted series.

cameras - Shutterstock photo

More than 40 laid off at Bell Media local stations

Production and post-production positions were affected, along with several on-air hosts and journalists.

Food Spin Chef Aleem-2

AMI readies Food Spin with Chef Aleem

The docuseries, which follows a wheelchair-bound Toronto food truck owner, is produced by Montreal’s Fair-Play.

Lifechanger

Justin McConnell’s Lifechanger rolls in T.O

The thriller, produced by the Broken Mile director and Avi Federgreen, will be distributed by Raven Banner in Canada.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Nov. 7 to 13, 2017

Alias Grace and The Handmaid’s Tale break the top five, with Stranger Things topping the chart.

Copied from Media in Canada - CBCshutterstock

CBC and Bell Media team with Snapchat

The mobile-focused social platform has signed its first deals for Canadian-made content.

Blood and Water

CMF funds 11 diverse-language projects

Season two of Blood and Water is one of the projects splitting $3 million from the funder.

Kasanka Baboon and Baby_Guardians of the Wild

In Brief: Ontario small businesses (like your prodco) get a tax cut

Plus: Love Nature heads to Amazon channels abroad and Hollywood Suite preps a festive preview.

Film reel

Mark Gordon Company adapting Come From Away for film

Irene Sankoff and David Hein, the Canadian playwrights behind the hit musical, have been tapped to write the film adaptation.