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Melanie Joly heads to L.A.

The Minister of Canadian Heritage will meet with execs from YouTube and the Academy, as well as the city’s mayor.

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Toronto Fest, New York Times partner on TimesTalks+TIFF series

The live streamed celebrity conversation series will kick off in Los Angeles on Feb. 16.

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John Morayniss renews long-term deal at eOne Television

The Los Angeles-based exec will lead the indie studio’s TV arm through 2018.

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Thunderbird soars into Los Angeles

Joe Broido (pictured) is to head up the new Hollywood base for the Vancouver indie producer, while Jeffrey Engelen will oversee distribution.

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Jason Reitman, Nia Vardalos and John Landis lined up for Telefilm Canada’s Hollywood comedy bootcamp

Participants in the Just For Laughs-backed Canadian Film Centre program are also being mentored by Zanne Devine, Anne Fletcher and Kirsten Smith.