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Emily Hampshire to exec produce first feature

The Schitt’s Creek star also plays the lead in the psychological horror Home, which starts shooting in Montreal tomorrow.

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Never Saw It Coming shooting in Sudbury

The Gail Harvey-directed indie thriller is the latest buzzy production to set up shop in the Northern Ontario city.

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Toronto-shot 12 Monkeys renewed for season three

The Syfy drama features series regular Emily Hampshire (pictured).

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Golden Maple Awards nominees announced

Laura Vandervoort (pictured), Giacomo Gianniotti, Amanda Crew and Emily Hampshire are among those up for prizes.

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Syfy’s 12 Monkeys to shoot in Toronto

The adventure thriller is the latest series from the U.S. cable channel to shoot in Canada, following Helix, Ascension and Defiance. (12 Monkeys star Aaron Stanford pictured)

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Lindsey Hodgson promoted at Pacific Northwest Pictures

The new assignment comes as the indie distributor expands Le Week-End to 12 markets and opens Cas & Dylan this weekend. (Lindsey Hodgson pictured)

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Lithuanian remake deal for My Awkward Sexual Adventure

The option deal follows earlier agreements for remakes of Sean Garrity’s 2012 comedy for France and South Korea.

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Telefilm invests $6.2M in eight features

Mike Clattenburg’s Trailer Park Boys III and Sylvain Archambault’s La Garde are among the films receiving coin through the Canada Feature Film Fund.

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Archstone takes on My Awkward Sexual Adventure

The L.A.-based co acquired international distribution rights to the film from Manitoba producers Jonas Chernick (pictured) and Juliette Hagopian, which makes its TIFF debut Sept. 11.

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Canadians fly the flag at Cannes with film buys and sales, and award-giving

Sarah Gadon and Emily Hampshire on Thursday received the inagural Birks Canadian Diamond trophies during a Telefilm Canada presser on the Croissette.

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Emily Hampshire attached to Xavier Dolan’s Letters to a Young Actor

The Montreal actress will play the wife of an iconic actor in the Quebec director’s first English-language project.

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Birks to give Sarah Gadon and Emily Hampshire “Diamond” Prizes in Cannes

The Canadian actresses will receive their rising star tributes as they busily promote their latest film performances at the Cannes Film Festival.