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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The Porter earns 2022 Emmy nomination

A number of homegrown actors and creatives, as well as Canadian-shot series, are up for core categories in the 74th annual Emmy Awards.

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Hot Sheet: Toronto-shot Star Trek: Strange New Worlds beams onto multiple charts

Meanwhile, Canadian titles such as Property Brothers: Buying and Selling and Save My Reno appeared on the Edmonton regional top 30 chart.

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NFB inks distribution deal with Tubi

Tubi is now streaming 29 NFB-produced titles, including Alethea Arnaquq-Baril’s Angry Inuk, Félix Rose’s The Rose Family, and Tiffany Hsiung’s The Apology.

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Shaftesbury finds ‘quick access’ with AMC for projects like SisterS

Shaftesbury chairman and president Christina Jennings says their strategic partnership with AMC Networks gives them easy access to resources, connections, and funding for projects like SisterS.

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Wildling Pictures acquires rights to Professor Goose book series

Natalie Urquhart from Wildling Pictures will attend the Kidscreen Summit later this month to meet with broadcasters and distributors about the project.

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Hot Sheet: Four Toronto-shot series make digital originals list

Prime Video’s The Boys is among the Canadian-filmed titles in the top 10 the week of June 27 to July 3.

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Yeti Farm Creative restructures management team

The Kelowna, B.C.- based animation studio has also moved into a new downtown facility equipped with the latest technology for its growing production needs.

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Hot Sheet: Stanley Cup finals lead national top 30 TV chart

Canadian titles Holmes Family Rescue, Highway Thru Hell, and Border Security: Canada’s Front Line ranked on the regional top 30 charts.

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WildBrain CPLG hires Hasbro’s Ben Peace as VP for Asia-Pacific

WildBrain CPLG has also been appointed by Peanuts Worldwide as its licensing agent for the Peanuts brand in Asia-Pacific.

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DOC Atlantic sets first cohort for Breakthrough program

The program offers training and mentorship for local filmmakers who identify as Indigenous, Black or a person of colour, culminating in pitch sessions at Lunenburg Doc Fest and Montreal’s Forum RIDM.

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WIFTV names 11 participants for Emerging TV Producers program

Participants are in the midst of phase one of the program, where they partake in a series of foundation workshops held in Vancouver.

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Fantasia announces more Canadian world premieres

Four more homegrown features, including Berkley Brady’s Canadian Rockies horror Dark Nature, will bow at the 26th annual film festival.