Jordan Pinto

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CFC gets a $2.3M funding boost from Ontario government

The investment, announced at last night’s CFC gala by Minister Lisa MacLeod, will be used to sustain and grow the film centre’s programs across film, TV, digital and music.

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Sandra Dewey and Colin Bohm join BANFF board of directors

The WarnerMedia and Corus execs join as the Alberta festival gears up for its 41st edition in June.

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Elevation pacts with STX Entertainment

The deal sees Elevation solidify its partnership with STX, after the Toronto-based distributor handled the theatrical releases of Hustlers and The Upside last year.

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Cineplex-Cineworld deal gets Ontario court approval

Meanwhile, a petition started by Vancouver’s Rio Theatre accusing Cineplex of “shutting out” indie theatres has racked up nearly 10,000 signatures.

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Corus greenlights Save My Reno to a fourth season

The renewal of the Great Pacific-produced lifestyle series comes ahead of the season three premiere.

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WildBrain’s AVOD revenues hit by YouTube rule changes

Since new regulations were introduced that stopped YouTube serving personalized ads on kids content, WildBrain Spark has seen a 40% year-over-year revenue dip.

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Nurses among quartet of eOne titles heading to Europe

NBCUniversal International in Germany acquired Nurses, Burden of Truth and two others, in addition to the fourth season of Private Eyes.

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Photo gallery: CMPA Prime Time 2020

A selection of photos from a lively 48 hours in Ottawa following the release of the BTLR panel’s long-awaited recommendations report.

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Cineplex-Cineworld deal gets shareholder approval

The $2.8 billion transaction remains on course to close before June 30, said Cineplex president and CEO Ellis Jacob, as the company announced its Q4 financials.

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CBC Gem original Detention Adventure heads into season two

Ten new episodes of the LoCo Motion Pictures and Broken Compass Films-produced show will premiere on the streaming service later this year.

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Veteran TV exec Ellen Baine to exit Hollywood Suite

The specialty network’s VP of programming is retiring at the end of March, with Sharon Stevens being promoted to lead the programming team.

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Deirdre Brennan among five exec appointments at WildBrain

The former Corus executive has been named EVP of content partnerships as CEO Eric Ellenbogen builds out his senior team.