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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.


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.


A call for greater access

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

Robert Budreau

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.


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.

James Weyman

James Weyman to exit OMDC

The manager of industry initiatives is moving on after 27 years with the organization.

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OMDC’s operating budget trimmed

Ontario has requested the OMDC make both a one-time and overall base-budget reduction but the changes do not affect tax credits.

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Ontario’s film, TV industry posts record 2015: OMDC

Film and TV production contributed $1.5 billion to Ontario’s economy in 2015, according to the OMDC. (Pictured: Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport Michael Coteau at Cinespace Studios.)