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CBC unveils Frankie Drake, Stats of Life premiere dates

The pubcaster confirmed The Detectives, produced by Montreal’s WAM Media, will move to the winter schedule.

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TIFF ’17: Mary Goes Round, Meditation Park to world premiere

More than 50 Canadian features and shorts have been added to the festival’s lineup, as well as the world premiere of Mary Harron’s miniseries Alias Grace.

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CBC sets premiere for Alias Grace

Sarah Polley’s small-screen adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s novel will bow on the pubcaster and Netflix this fall.

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In Brief: Maudie to open VIFF, Mongrel’s home-ent hire

Production is underway in Ontario on the six-part miniseries, L.A.’s mayor wants to bolster VFX credits, plus more news.

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Rogers Doc and Cable Fund distributes $6.5M

Miniseries Alias Grace and season two of Take The Shot’s Frontier (pictured) are among 19 TV projects to receive support via the Cable Network Fund.

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In Brief: Alias Grace gets Gadon, date set for Canada in a Day

Sarah Gadon (pictured) has signed on to topline Alias Grace, Bell Media reveals the filming date for Canada in a Day, plus more news from the week.

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Harold Greenberg Fund invests in 27 movie scripts

Deepa Mehta’s Secret Daughter novel adaptation, Patricia Rozema’s Via Dolorosa and Sarah Polley’s Alias Grace adaptation are among the latest Canadian film projects getting development coin.

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Sarah Polley to adapt Atwood’s Alias Grace for the big screen

The page-to-screen adaptation is one of 29 projects receiving seed financing from Astral’s Harold Greenberg Fund during its latest funding round.