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CBC orders Back in Time for Dinner

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

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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.

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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.)

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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.

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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.

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Shaw and Rogers launch shomi

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.