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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.

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NFB furthers gender parity pledge

The producer aims to achieve equal representation in key creative positions for animated, doc and interactive works by 2020.

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CanadaScreens launches French-Canadian Film Channel

The VOD platform aims to introduce English-Canadian audiences to works by Villeneuve, Dolan and more.

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NFB signs TV licensing deal with Cuban broadcaster

Nine Canadian films, including Mon Oncle Antoine and Bone Wind Fire, will air on the state broadcaster in February.

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Telefilm unveils discoverability initiatives

The cultural agency is partnering with iTunes, VIA Rail and the NFB, among others, to promote Cancon in 2017.

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Denis Villeneuve nominated for an Oscar

The NFB-produced animated short Blind Vaysha is also in the running for a golden trophy.

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NFB takes up a new residence in Toronto’s downtown

How changing needs and increased inter-studio collaboration prompted the National Film Board to relocate its Ontario operations after 25 years.

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In Brief: Inside Out exec changes, Lantos gets int’l award

Andria Wilson (pictured) is the organization’s new exec director, First Weekend Club and Women in the Director’s Chair partner on a new VOD channel, and more news.

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CFC, NFB to debut Invisible World

The VR experience will make its world premiere at Festival du Nouveau Cinema in Montreal.

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CFC, NFB, JustFilms launch VR doc lab

Featuring six Canadian and six U.S. creators, the residency program will teach participants the theory and practice of creating VR experiences.

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NFB, Guardian launch Fort McMurray short doc

The project, which explores the aftermath of the most costly disaster in Canadian history, is the The Guardian and NFB’s second collaboration.

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In brief: Female Eye honours Jennings, NFB’s new VR project

Shaftesbury’s Christina Jennings (pictured) will receive the Female Eye Maverick award, Whistler announces its Feature Project lab participants, plus more news of the week.