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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films for Jan. 1 to 7, 2021

The top three saw The Croods: A New Age, News of the World and Promising Young Woman all lead.

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Hot Sheet: Top 2 Canadian films for Jan. 1 to 7, 2021

Percy lands at #1, while The Cuban holds the #2 spot.

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CMPA reveals nominees for 15th annual Indiescreen Awards

Jennifer Holness, Lori Lozinski and Sarah Spring are among those nominated for the Established Producer Award.

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EXCLUSIVE: PNP snaps up Violation

The Toronto-based film distributor and prodco has picked up the Canadian rights to Madeleine Sims-Fewer and Dusty Mancinelli’s feature.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films for Dec. 25 to 31, 2020

The list sees The Croods: A New Age come in at #1, while News of the World and Promising Young Woman round out the top three.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films for Dec. 18 to 24, 2020

The Croods: A New Age leads, followed by Elf and National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation at #2 and #3, respectively.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films for Dec. 18 to 24, 2020

Le silence claims the #1 spot, while I Propose We Never See Each Other Again After Tonight comes in at #2 and Danser sous la pluie lands at #3.

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Quebec production exempt from curfew

New measures classify film and TV cast and crew as essential workers, meaning they will be allowed on set during curfew hours if necessary.

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In brief: TVO sets up fourth round of Political Blind Date

The PSP also launches the Story Department Internship, while doc The Paper Man picks up Whistler Film Festival’s Audience Award.

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Wide Management nabs Akilla’s Escape

The sales company has acquired the film noir’s global rights, excluding North America.

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Lisa Meeches, Carolle Brabant named to Order of Canada

Meeches and Brabant are among 61 new appointments, while Cineplex CEO Ellis Jacob was recently honoured with the Order of Ontario.

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Film festival legend Dimitri Eipides dies at 82

The longtime TIFF programmer and co-founder of the Montreal Festival du nouveau cinema paved the way for international cinema in Canada during his lifetime of work.