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Photo gallery: Tribeca Talks

Canadian writer/director Mary Harron was the subject of the in-conversation series “Tribeca Talks: The Journey inspired by Tumi,” which came to Toronto on July 9.

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Creatives urge industry to take more chances on new stories

At TIFF’s Share Her Journey event, execs, writers and directors discuss filmmaking in the #MeToo era, support of underrepresented voices and building audiences DIY-style.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand July 3 to 9, 2018

Handmaid’s Tale tops the list once again, with Queer Eye at #2 and Marvel’s Luke Cage at #3.

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Is better media measurement on the horizon?

Numeris, Canada’s TV ratings measurement service, announces the development of a new tool to give advertisers and broadcasters a better understanding of audience viewing habits.

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Deals: Peacock Alley, Stockholm, Bell Media

Season two of Peacock Alley’s A User’s Guide to Cheating Death has been acquired by Sky Vision, Robert Budreau’s Stockholm gets a U.S. theatrical release, plus more.

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CBC reports progress on diversity but ‘more needs to be done’

The pubcaster said it’s ahead of schedule in meeting a number of its goals, and lifted the curtain on a number of internal initiatives aimed at improving representation within its ranks.

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Tatiana Maslany nominated for lead actress Emmy

The Canadian gets another major kudo for her work on Orphan Black, directors Kari Skogland and Jeremy Podeswa received nods, and other Canadian news from today’s announcement.

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Cameras roll on more Political Blind Date

The TVO original format has also been picked up by international buyers.

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Rainbow appoints new Bardel CEO

The service animation company’s Italian parent co has appointed former Sony Pictures Animation producer Rick Mischel to the top job.

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TIFF’s Share Her Journey launches new creator program

The fundraising campaign has named screenwriter Nikki Saltz as its inaugural Micki Moore Resident and announced new program ambassadors.

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Jeremy Clark named GM at Gusto Worldwide Media

The former director of network and programming operations at CPAC joins as Gusto looks to expand its linear channel into new markets.

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Vice Media confirms layoffs

The Canadian Media Guild estimates that just over 20 positions will be affected.

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In Brief: Joanne Levy appointed to the CRTC

The former Buffalo Gal producer has been named commissioner for Manitoba/Saskatchewan, Thunderbird adds to its team, plus more news.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, June 25 to July 1, 2018

Ransom is at #27 and #30, with Big Brother at #1 and America’s Got Talent at #2.

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Boat Rocker builds out Ventures division

Andrew Spergel, the former SVP of corporate development and strategy at eOne, has been appointed as EVP of Boat Rocker Ventures.