In Brief: CFC introduces scholarship to offset tuition fees

Plus, the RBC and Canadian Academy’s MVP project hits a milestone in its latest funding round.


Cinesite buys L’Atelier Animation

The Montreal-based studio behind Fireheart will help Cinesite better meet a global demand for animated content.

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Multiple Canadian titles set for Frontières copro market

The four-day event returns to Montreal today as part of the Fantasia International Film Festival.

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My Policeman joins TIFF’s 47th edition as world premiere

Directed by Michael Grandage and starring Harry Styles, the film marks the sixth world premiere announced by the Toronto festival.


Inaugural participants named for pilot AccessCBC program

The scripted and documentary cohorts receive training and mentorship opportunities, with the latter participants picking up development funding for their short projects.


Netflix to acquire Sydney, Vancouver animation studio

The acquisition was announced as the streamer revealed its Q2 2022 results, which saw a more muted subscriber loss than predicted.

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Hot Sheet: The Amazing Race Canada leads national TV ratings

The Insight Productions reality competition series brought in more than 1.6 million viewers after a three-year hiatus.


Crimes of the Future carves out international sales

David Cronenberg’s sci-fi thriller has been acquired in more than a dozen territories, including India, Latin America, Germany, Italy and Spain.


Francesca Accinelli named interim head of Telefilm

The VP, promotions, communications and international relations will temporarily take the reins from outgoing executive director and CEO Christa Dickenson.

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Corus expands StackTV’s reach in Canada

Sports-focused streaming service FuboTV has added StackTV as part of a premium package.


Guru, TIME Studios tackle kids media literacy

The studios are in development on Scoops, an animated series for kids five to eight to teach them about misinformation.

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The Woman King set to world premiere at TIFF

The TriStar Pictures title is directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood and includes Cathy Schulman and Viola Davis as producers.


Thunderbird to distribute and manage CP for Mittens & Pants

In a move to grow its third-party distribution business, the company has signed a deal with Windy Isle Entertainment for its upcoming live-action series featuring a town inhabited by real baby animals.


Deals: CBC Gem, Blue Ant Studios, Gravitas Ventures, Gusto

CBC heads to the Arctic in its latest acquisition, Canadian series and films secure U.S. distributors, plus more.


Sphere Media, Mojumbi developing Rock Girl

The live-action musical series is their second collaboration after the recently greenlit Riley Rocket for TVOKids.