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Op/Ed: There’s much to like in Creative Canada

CMPA chair and Shaftesbury exec Scott Garvie argues that the hoopla around Netflix misses the forest for the trees in Minister Joly’s cultural policy.

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The Carmilla Movie to hit theatres in October

In addition to its one-night-only theatrical release, the film will be available to global audiences to stream on Fullscreen.

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Netflix investment news rocks CMF Showcase

As industry players converged on Ottawa to promote the screen industry, a news leak about a $500 million investment from the SVOD set the room abuzz with questions and anticipation.

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Scott Garvie re-elected as CMPA chair

As change continues to reverberate through the industry, this year’s election saw a record 53 candidates run for a place on the board.

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Carmilla feature rolling in T.O.

Shaftesbury’s Christina Jennings on the movie’s fall release and aging up the target audience.

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Slasher returns for a second season

Filming wraps next week in Orangeville, ON on new episodes of Shaftesbury’s anthology thriller series.

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In Brief: Rumble nabs Sundance Award; Helga Stephenson honoured

The Montreal prodco’s Rumble doc won a Special Jury Award at the Utah festival; The Academy’s former CEO will receive a lifetime achievement prize, plus more.

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Shaftesbury/Smokebomb launches Inhuman Condition

The first six episodes of the 33-part supernatural drama (pictured) were released on the KindaTV YouTube channel earlier this week.

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In Brief: Rafati recognized by BCTIA, CFC to co-author VR study

B.C’s Technology Industry Association names BroadbandTV CEO Shahrzad Rafati (pictured) as Person of the Year, CMPA elects Scott Garvie as chair, plus more news.

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Best of the Year: Murdoch Mysteries

Almost retired at 65 (episodes), but now in the prime of life, Shaftesbury’s globe-trotting Canadian success story is Playback‘s TV Show of the Year.

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Slasher goes to camera, reveals cast

Production on the psychological thriller Slasher will take place in Northern Ontario. (Series star Katie McGrath pictured.)

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Chiller picks up Shaftesbury’s Slasher

Slasher is the first original series for the U.S. channel, with Super Channel on board as the Canadian broadcaster.