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CBC orders Back in Time for Dinner

The hour-long factual entertainment series is produced by 3Bird Media and eOne.


Popcorn Time websites blocked in U.K. by court ruling

U.K. internet service providers will be compelled to restrict the Bittorrent client after a case brought by the major Hollywood studios.


Warner Bros.’ Suicide Squad feature to shoot in Toronto

With Marvel’s X-Men franchise firmly entrenched in Montreal, Toronto will host the DC Comics-based feature next year. (Dallas Buyers Club‘s Jared Leto, set to co-star, pictured.)


Project Latte unveils SVOD rights deals behind sci-fi slate

Bell Media did deals with MGM, Warner Bros., BBC Worldwide and Orphan Black (pictured) producer Temple Street Productions.


Shomi unveils content licensing deal with Walt Disney, Disney/ABC

The film and TV catalogue deal is the latest sign that the market for SVOD rights in Canada for Hollywood fare has tightened.


Shaw and Rogers launch shomi

The Netflix Canada contender becomes available in beta first to Rogers and Shaw internet or cable customers.


The Good Lie to open Festival du nouveau cinema

The Warner Bros. release, directed by Philippe Falardeau and starring Reese Witherspoon, will kick off the Montreal event on Oct. 8.

Norman Jewison & Marc Jordan

Marc Jordan on learning the film scoring craft in Hollywood

The veteran singer/songwriter has been named the new chair of the Canadian Film Centre’s Slaight Family Music Lab.

Cinesite's Antony Hunt with Quebec Premier Marois

UK’s Cinesite launching Montreal studio, hiring 3D generalists

Provincial subsidies and tax credits attract the U.K. visual effects house, which has selected Montreal as its first international beachhead.


Denis Villeneuve’s Prisoners wins weekend box office competition

The Canadian director’s kidnapping drama (pictured) for Alcon Entertainment and Warner Bros. took in an estimated $21.5 million from 3,260 North American screens from Friday through Sunday.

BlackBerry World landing page

New BlackBerry store touted with TV and film offerings

BlackBerry World, which was unveiled Monday, replaces BlackBerry App World, features the mobile-format availability of programs from a slew of Canadian and international distributors, according to RIM.


Animation producers must do more with less, says TAAFI panel

Industry experts discussed the challenges facing Canadian producers at the inaugural Toronto animation festival Saturday.