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Bunker drama Survival Box sees the light of day through LevelFILM deal

The post-apocalyptic thriller, which counts Jonathan Ahee and Cinespace VP Jim Mirkopoulos among its executive producers, opens today at Toronto’s Carlton Cinema.

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Netflix establishes Toronto ‘hub’ with long-term leases

The streamer has inked multi-year lease agreements with both Cinespace and Pinewood Toronto Studios for sound stages in the Port Lands.

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Cinespace sets sail on Marine Terminal studio

The studio has signed a multi-year deal with PortsToronto to relocate its Eastern Avenue studio capacity to a new hub in the Port Lands.

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Is Toronto’s studio crunch at a tipping point?

New inventory is set to open this year, but producers and studio owners say a more comprehensive approach from the city is needed to secure business for the future.

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Cinespace to add two more studios to Kipling Avenue location

The company will add more than 50,000 square feet of additional space to its current facility, as well as a permanent underwater filming tank.

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Hulu renews The Handmaid’s Tale

The Toronto-shot series’ sophomore season has also been picked up by Bell Media’s Bravo.

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MGM, Skydance’s Condor confirmed for T.O.

The TV series is service produced via John Weber and Frank Siracusa’s Take 5 Productions/Whizbang Films partnership.

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Cinespace unveils facility for York U students

The $2.5 million facility, which is located in the heart of Cinespace Film Studios, will seek to expose students to real-world tech and experience.

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John Tory outlines plans for a more production-friendly Toronto

The Toronto mayor addressed media and industry at Cinespace Film Studios on Thursday, following up on his trip to L.A. this winter.

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Loonie tunes: How the dollar’s dip is affecting studios, crews

Studios and unions across Canada are grappling with the collision of a wildly low Canadian dollar, the ongoing effects of “peak TV” and fluctuating regional incentives.

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CWFA looks to spark Canada-China feature copros

Cinespace’s Jim Mirkopoulos on chairing the new China-West Filmmakers Alliance and what the organization, which co-presented this year’s Asian Film Summit, hopes to achieve.

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Why Cinespace is betting on 3doo

From Playback magazine: The studio operator looks to monetize a new sector with its stake in a streaming platform offering indie content in cutting-edge digital formats.