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POV: The Apology wins Peabody award

The National Film Board feature is among eight documentaries to receive this year’s honour.

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In brief: Canadians get Peabody noms, New York tax credit renewed

Plus: Toronto distributor Juice Worldwide expands into post-production services and CBC Gem unveils a new partnership.

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John Christou to oversee English production operations at NFB

The Prospector Films founder has been named director of operations for NFB’s English production branch.

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Documentary filmmaker Pepita Ferrari dies at 66

The veteran director and producer was a prolific collaborator with the National Film Board and served as executive director of DOC.

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NFB, Secret Location win 2016 Webby Awards

The National Film Board of Canada won six awards, while Toronto’s Secret Location picked up two. (NFB’s Way to Go pictured.)

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CFC, NFB name Creative Doc Lab participants

Josephine Anderson and Nisha Pahuja are among those confirmed for the documentary storytelling-focused program. (Former Doc Lab project Stories We Tell pictured.)

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Fandor licenses CFC shorts

A catalogue of Canadian Film Centre short films will be available to Fandor subscribers from July 1. (Filmmaker Jordan Canning pictured.)

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SundanceNow Doc Club acquires The Amina Profile

The boutique ad-free SVOD service has acquired the U.S. rights to the Sophie Deraspe (pictured) doc.

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Production set to begin on Metamorphosis doc

Shooting on the Nova Ami and Velcrow Ripper 4K feature documentary begins on May 8.

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Industry, fans get behind Canadian Film Day

Events linked to the Reel Canada initiative will be taking place in over 75 communities across the country.

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First Weekend Club and NFB launch CanadaScreens.ca

The VOD-based streaming site will offer Canadian films on a transactional basis, and curated lists of personal picks from big-name Canadian film and TV talent.

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Kino Lorber takes U.S. rights to The Forbidden Room

The U.S. specialty distributor plans a late 2015 theatrical and digital release for Guy Maddin’s latest film, which bowed at Sundance.