Angelica Babiera

Angelica Babiera

Angelica Babiera is a staff reporter for Playback and previously worked at Village Media Inc., where she was a civic reporter for GuelphToday and EloraFergusToday. A graduate of York University's English and Professional Writing program, specializing in journalism, she's also been a Metroland Media Group reporter covering various beats for the Orangeville Banner and Erin Advocate. Her career has also seen her freelance writing for various publications, and working in social media and marketing.

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Hot Sheet: Survivor finale leads top 30 national TV chart

Both Property Brothers and Celebrity I.O.U. landed on regional top 30 lists for the week of May 23.

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Former Pixar story manager to develop Titan1Studios’ comic series

The Toronto-based production house also hired Wes Ambrecht as its new head of studio partnerships for film, TV, and gaming.

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Hot Sheet: Gabor earns highest average gross for Canadian film in debut

David Cronenberg’s Crimes of the Future grossed approximately $25,000 in advance screenings ahead of its June 3 release date.


OUTtv picks up scripted slasher comedy Sloppy Jones

The LGBTQ+ specialty network and streamer has also picked up docu-reality series X-Rated: NYC.


TIFF senior Canadian programmer to retire after 25 years

Steve Gravestock, who oversaw domestic film programming initiatives such as Canada’s Top Ten, plans to leave at the end of the year.

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Deals: Kino Lorber, UP Faith & Family, Cineflix Rights, Hulu

Kino Lorber has acquired North American distribution rights to Framing Agnes, UP Faith & Family has picked up season two of Hudson & Rex, plus more.


BSO and ISO delegates make Cannes debut

Black and Indigenous filmmakers came home with global prospects as a result of initiatives by the Black Screen Office and Indigenous Screen Office at Cannes.

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Hot Sheet: Stranger Things still tops overall TV demand in Canada

Toronto-shot Amazon Studios’ The Boys and Crave sitcom Letterkenny were also on the top 10 digital demand list in Canada.

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In brief: In Broad Daylight to premiere at Karlovy Cary International Film Festival

Plus: Three NFB shorts are in competition at the Annecy International Animation Film Festival, Director X joins Telefilm’s #MovieMemory campaign, and more.


IPF’s Quebec office head resigning after 31 years

Claire Dion will resign effective July 1 to undertake new challenges.

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Hot Sheet: Canada’s Got Talent finale lands on national TV top 30

The Citytv talent competition show ranked at No. 21 in the national list, according to Numeris.

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Hot Sheet: Humus ranks as the No. 3 Canadian film in its first week

Norbourg, from director Maxime Giroux, retains the No. 1 spot, followed by Jonathan Keijser’s Peace by Chocolate.