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Quebecor Content creates two new roles

Johanne Menard has been promoted to executive director, variety and lifestyle, while former Tele-Quebec exec Nadege Pouyez joins the team.

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Pape bumped up at Hollywood Suite

As director, content distribution, her duties expand to include negotiations as well as customer relationship management, and more.

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In brief: NFB gets the ball rolling on national consultation

Plus, the CMF and South Africa’s NFVF reteam for their TV codevelopment incentive.

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TIFF lays off 15 staff

These cuts across all departments follow the organization’s “comprehensive review” of its Audience First strategic plan.

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In brief: DGC partners with NSI on Indigenous training programs

Plus, documentaries like Carmine Street Guitars make it on the Academy Awards Best Feature submission list.

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In brief: Dance Revolution, ‘Baroness’ on Rose d’Or shortlist

Plus, three projects share over $136,000 in funding from the CMF and BAI.

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Netflix becomes TIFF industry supporter

The three-year commitment includes the creation of three new events to support the professional development of Canadian film industry creators.

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9 Story Media taps Karen Fowler to lead development

The producer and former CBC Kids exec will head the prodco’s development team in Toronto, aiming to boost its animation and live-action production slate.

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Monika Ille to succeed Jean La Rose as APTN CEO

The organization’s former executive director of programming was promoted to the position following a nationwide search.

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Super Channel revamps exec team

Effective today, director of programming Jackie Pardy (pictured) has been upped to chief content officer alongside a raft of other executive changes.

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Claire Dion to retire from the Bell Fund

The long-time champion of Francophone independent production will depart the organization’s Montreal office this December.

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In brief: CBC names Donald Lizotte as Jean Mongeau’s successor

Plus: Tasha Hubbard’s doc wins over audiences at imagineNATIVE and Stand! gets the big screen treatment.