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Films dominate Canadian Comedy Awards nominations

The handing out of the beaver statuette, to winners in live, film, television, radio, and internet categories, will take place in Ottawa Oct. 6 (Show host Peter Anthony pictured).

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Weekly roundup: Awards, festivals and distribution news

This week’s briefs include details of the VIP-heavy Cannes Film Festival screening of restored The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (VIPs pictured).

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Weekly roundup: nominations, premieres and festival news

Included in this week’s briefs are Canadian nominations for the Webby Awards and news that B.C.-serviced U.S. production Bates Motel (pictured) has been renewed by A&E Network.

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IPF invests $1.5 M in web drama series

The 15 selected projects, including Versus Valerie (pictured), Everyone’s Famous and a second season of Guidestones, received investments ranging from $50,000 to $150,000 per project.