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White Pine Pictures options Kim Moritsugu novel

The Toronto prodco is adapting the dark comedy The Showrunner as a scripted television series.

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Industry orgs commit to harassment-free creative workplaces

SODEC, CMF, Telefilm, and the OMDC are among the organizations supporting new guiding principles intended to improve workplace safety.

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OMDC addresses workplace safety, culture for funded projects

The organization has implemented a revised set of guidelines for funding recipients that seek to improve work environments.

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First Take Entertainment takes a slice of Little Italy

eOne is set to handle domestic distribution on the Donald Petrie-directed rom-com about a couple whose romance is complicated by their parent’s competing pizza restaurants.

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OMDC backs 97 companies through IDM fund

With more than $500,000, Secret Location walked away with the most coin to help finance three digital projects.

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Starz acquires All Governments Lie

The White Pine Pictures documentary also sold to a number of European and Asian broadcasters.

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Northern Ontario industry adds $100M to GDP in 2015/16

More than 60 productions filmed in the region in the last two years, according to a new OMDC report.

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OMDC to update tax credit admin fees

The six tax credits administered by the government agency will now each be charged a percentage of eligible expenditures.

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A call for greater access

A new report highlights employment issues facing Canadians with disabilities working in Ontario’s screen-based industries.

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TIFF ’16: 20 Canadian producer teams set for Int’l Financing Forum

Robert Budreau (pictured), April Mullen and Tim Doiron are among the producing teams selected for the co-financing market.

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Industry organizations partner on Ontario film study

A new research study from Ryerson University will examine how to best foster talent in the industry.

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Suzan Ayscough to join OMDC

Ayscough is departing the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television after five years as its director of communications.