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In brief: TJFF’s Micki Moore Award won by Canadian for first time

Plus, the NSI welcomes five P.E.I. producers for a new pilot program and Food Network Canada sets a cheese-y docuseries to debut this June.

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In brief: P.E.I. introduces a new production fund

The financial incentive aims to make the province a competitive location for productions, plus a former TFO exec joins CBC & Radio-Canada Distribution and B.C. production teams raise funds for conservation efforts.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, April 26 to May 2, 2021

MasterChef Canada comes in at #18, while Big Brother Canada lands at #21, #26 and #27.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films for April 30 to May 6, 2021

Le dernier Nataq leads, followed by La deesse des mouches a feu at #2 and Big Giant Wave at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films for April 30 to May 6, 2021

The list sees Demon Slayer: Mugen Train come in at #1, followed by Nomadland and The Marksman at #2 and #3, respectively.

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Deals: Portfolio, Guru, Sinking Ship

Portfolio sells 2D-animated show Addison, Guru Studio’s True and the Rainbow Kingdom sings a new tune and Sinking Ship’s Lockdown launches in Spanish.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for April 27 to May 3, 2021

The Handmaid’s Tale claims the #2 spot on the Digital Originals list, while Shadow and Bone comes in at #5 and Letterkenny lands at #10.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, April 19 to 25, 2021

The Academy Awards lead, while Big Brother Canada comes in at #24, #26 and #28.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films for April 23 to 29, 2021

Big Giant Wave leads, followed by La deesse des mouches a feu and Les Cowboys Fringants: L’Amerique pleure at #2 and #3, respectively.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films for April 23 to 29, 2021

Big Giant Wave made the list at #9, while Demon Slayer: Mugen Train claimed the #1 spot.

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Deals: Guru, Mattel, Radio-Canada

Guru Studio animated series Pikwik Pack will debut on Hulu next week, while Mattel signs a multi-year global licensing deal for Karma’s World.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand for April 20 to 26, 2021

Disney+ titles such as The Falcon and The Winter Soldier, WandaVision and The Mandalorian lead the Digital Original side, while Apple TV+ lands shows on the list and Letterkenny comes in at #9.