WIFT-T

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In brief: Hawkeye Pictures options The Honey Farm

Plus: WIFT-T announces its William F. White Production Manager Mentorship recipient, Chloe Grysole returns to Framestone and more.

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WIFT-T program cultivates media leaders of tomorrow

Sixteen industry members will participate in the executive development program, including Fathom Film Group’s Ann Shin and Shaftesbury’s Jay Bennett.

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In brief: Where has Mohawk Girls been spending its money?

Plus: Netflix taps Drake to executive produce new episodes of drama series Top Boy and WIFT-T names the 2017 CBC Business of Broadcasting Mentorship recipient.

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Mary Harron, Karen Walton capture Crystals

Women in Film and Television – Toronto will celebrate the contributions of five industry members at its 30th annual gala.

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In Brief: CFC adds four to board

Plus: WIFT-T introduces a new mentorship program for members and OUTtvGO launches on Apple TV.

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In Brief: Syfy’s Chris Regina exits

Plus: CFC names CBC Actors Conservatory residents and WIFT-T reveals the Meridian Artists mentorship recipient.

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WIFT-T names director mentorship recipient

The Sun at Midnight filmmaker Kirsten Carthew will receive training and advice from a DGC Ontario director.

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Maya Annik Bedward wins CBC broadcasting mentorship

The Toronto filmmaker will take part in a five-day intensive program presented by WIFT-T and the pubcaster.

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In brief: CMF, Sao Paulo partner; Crave lands on Apple TV

Cameras roll on Canada/Ireland copro series Acceptable Risk, plus CMF funding news.

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WIFT-T names Corus Media Management participants

Jaime Bassett and Angel Forbes are among the 13 individuals selected for the second iteration of the program.

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WIFT-T names director mentorship recipient

Filmmaker Nadine Valcin will be mentored by eOne’s director of acquisitions and a noted West Coast director.

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Bedward’s Foreigner wins two WIFT-T Showcase prizes

The winners of the WIFT-T BravoFACT Pitch Competition were also revealed at the event. (The Foreigner pictured.)