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D Films expands into the TV, film production game

The Toronto-based company is moving beyond distribution, tapping veteran television and film producer Rob Merilees to head up the new division.

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D Films promotes Robson, eyes new opportunities

Robson, who has been with the indie distributor since it was founded in 2009, will lead the company’s cross-platform expansion in the newly created role.

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D Films brings publicity in-house with new VP

Angie Burns moves from Strut Entertainment to the Toronto distributor.

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D Films closes financing deal for growth

Jim Sherry’s indie distribution outfit has arranged a credit facility with the U.S.-based East West Bank to grow its film releasing slate.

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D Films lands distribution pact with Universal Studios

The agreement sees Univeral Studios Home Entertainment Canada distributing all D Film’s current and future film and TV programs to the home marketplace.

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D Films takes Canadian distribution rights to The Deep

The Canadian distributor acquired long-term Canadian rights in all media for Iceland’s official Oscar submission for best foreign-language film (pictured).

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D Films and Emerging ink classics deal

Indie distributor D Films has inked a supply deal with Emerging Pictures to release Mozart, Verdi and Shakespeare into cinemas countrywide.