Hollywood Suite

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WIFT-T, Hollywood Suite partnership seeks to amplify fundraising, reach

Heather Webb and David Kines discuss the effectiveness of donation-matching, how funds are used and why WIFT-T’s mission matters.

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Quincy Raby joins Hollywood Suite as director of operations

The former GM of Viceland channel in Canada is taking over from long-time director of operations Keith Wilson.

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CMF awards $9M across 43 digital projects

Projects from Blue Ant Media Productions, Big Bad Boo Digital and Hollywood Suite are among those receiving support.

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CRTC renews Hollywood Suite’s broadcast licence

The commission also gave five-year renewals to Channel Zero’s Moviola and French-language audio channel Canal M.

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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.