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Filmmaker and animator Grant Munro dies at 94

Munro spent nearly five decades at the National Film Board of Canada, with credits including stop-motion film Toys and anthology short Christmas Cracker.

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Canadian animated films vie for Oscar noms

The Breadwinner and Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming are among 26 titles submitted in the animated feature film category.

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Canadian Heritage announces cultural policy release date

Minister Melanie Joly also announced five part-time appointments to the NFB board of directors.

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Gravitas Ventures takes global rights to NFB doc Bluefin

The California-based distributor and sales agent is handling international sales on the project, except in Canada where the NFB is distributing.

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In Brief: Netflix acquires Millarworld

Plus: Doc Lab Saskatchewan names participants and Stingray and Via Rail partner.

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Denis Cote heads to Locarno

The auteur director hopes to repeat past successes with his latest feature, Ta peau si lisse, one of four Canadian flicks at the fest.

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NFB seeks ‘institutional transformation’ with Indigenous action plan

The film board commits to more funding for Indigenous-led projects and representational parity across its workforce.

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Banff ’17: Joly unveils Indigenous Screen Office

The Canadian Heritage Minister also revealed when she’ll present her highly anticipated cultural policy framework.

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In Brief: Fish the Dish nabs prestigious prize

NFB producer Selwyn Jacob was recognized for his body of work, plus more news.

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NFB short to premiere at Cannes

The Tesla World Light is one of 10 shorts competing in the Critics’ Week sidebar at the festival.

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CBC partners with int’l broadcasters to launch Panora.tv

Set to launch this fall, the business-facing platform is meant to tap into the 12,000 content buyers unable to attend major industry events.

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Deals: NFB, CraveTV, D360

Tiffany Hsiung’s The Apology will receive a 66-screen theatrical release in South Korea, Crave adds another original, and more.