Lauren Malyk

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Deals: MetFilm Sales, Syndicado, Moonbug

International sales agents take a shine to Liz Marshall’s Meat the Future and Albert Nerenberg and Nik Sheehan’s Who Farted?, plus more.

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Molly of Denali wins Peabody prize

The Canada/U.S. animated series from Atomic Cartoons and WGBH Boston was one of the projects feted by the awards.

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Cogeco TV Production supports 12 projects

Tribal, Coroner and Transplant were among the four English-language and eight French-language titles that picked up financing.

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BANFF set for virtual Rockie Awards 2020

This year’s awards will see Baroness von Sketch Show‘s Aurora Browne, Carolyn Taylor and Jennifer Whalen host and feature talent such as Niecy Nash and Hamza Haq.

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Vortex Words + Pictures adds Gaumont exec to team

Based in Australia, Ben Bishop has joined the company in the newly created post of president, international distribution.

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Hot Docs names $50K Audience Award winners

Walking away with a $10,000 cash prize each, the virtual presentation saw The Walrus and the Whistleblower and 9/11 Kids among its five winners.

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Fifty participants named to second BANFF Spark cohort

Marylou Mintram, Rebecca Gibson and Lauren Grant are among those participating in the accelerator program for women in the media business, with Super Channel signing on as founding industry partner.

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CTV unveils Change & Action: Racism in Canada

The Bell Media Studios special hosted by Anne-Marie Mediwake, Marci Ien, Tyrone Edwards and Lainey Lui will feature conversations with leaders advocating for change.

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WFF hires Shelly Quade as talent programs manager

Based in Halifax, the former manager of programs and development and TELUS partner liaison at the NSI oversees the organization’s 11 talent programs.

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Canadian OTT subscribers with three or more services grow

Media Technology Monitor’s Sneak Peek Report also found that Facebook and YouTube lead as the most popular options for remote social viewing features.

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HGF backs 23 films in third quarter of 2019/20

Conquering Lion Pictures and Shaftesbury’s Undercard and Screen Siren Pictures’ Saving Manno are among the funder’s Story Option stream.

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Telefilm awards nearly $8M across six French-language features

Lignes de fuite and Beluga Blues are among the projects set to share coin from the funder.