Hollywood Suite

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In brief: The CMF and IMCINE unveil on copro incentive

Plus: Hollywood Suite revamps its streaming app, TIFF announces the 12 writers joining its 2018/19 TIFF Writers’ Studio and more.

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Hollywood Suite preps first-ever original doc

Ferris’s Room, directed by Ryan Mains, marks the broadcaster’s move into in-house feature production.

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Deals: eOne, Netflix, CBC, Hollywood Suite

HBO Europe picks up Entertainment One’s Peppa Pig, Netflix acquires Les Affames, and more.

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Remembering film and TV icon Jay Switzer

Friends, peers and former colleagues share memories of the Canadian TV exec, recalling a brilliant mind and true champion of film and television creators.

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Jay Switzer named to Order of Canada

The longtime industry exec and current chair of Hollywood Suite was honoured at a private ceremony in Toronto.

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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.

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Carmilla feature rolling in T.O.

Shaftesbury’s Christina Jennings on the movie’s fall release and aging up the target audience.

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Sharon Stevens joins Hollywood Suite

The former senior director of multiplatform content at Blue Ant joins the company as director of programming.

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How Hollywood Suite prepped for pick and pay

With a channel rebrand and a nostalgia-heavy marketing play, the five-year-old media co is hoping to stand out in a crowded field.

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Deals: Breakthrough, Blue Ant, Hollywood Suite, eOne

With MIPCOM wheeling and dealing in full swing, a look back at some of the week’s deals, including Blue Ant, Radio-Canada and Aircraft’s Bruno & Boots MOW (pictured).

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Julie Kumaria to lead content distribution at Hollywood Suite

The former senior director of marketing will now oversee the company’s BDU relationships.

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How unbundling influenced Hollywood Suite’s channel rebrand

“We wanted to ensure that there was instant recognizability and people didn’t have to wonder what something meant,” says Julie Kumaria, senior director of marketing, Hollywood Suite.