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Sharkwater 3, Anthropocene get Earth Week bows as Crave Originals

Both high-profile documentaries will make their television and streaming premieres this April.

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Industry lawyer John Robinson dies

Robinson was known for his pioneering work in establishing collective agreements between Canadian entertainment industry organizations.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, March 4 to 10, 2019

Big Brother Canada comes in at #17, #18, and #22, while Murdoch Mysteries and Ransom crack the top 30.

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Bringing Jann into the spotlight

The producers behind Jann share how a one-page pitch on a series revolving Jann Arden turned into CTV’s newest sitcom.

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Canadians lead 2019 Rockie Awards

This year’s nominees include Farm Crime, Baroness Von Sketch Show, Vice Guide to Film, and more.

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Simon Barry’s Warrior Nun sets up in Spain

This is the first international production for Reality Distortion Field, which is producing the supernatural series for Netflix.

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Tasha Hubbard’s ‘We Will Stand Up’ to open Hot Docs 2019

Hubbard leads a contingent of women directors that make up 54% of the work featured in the 26th edition of the festival.

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DHX greenlights new live-action series from Frank van Keeken

The new Family Channel commission will join Bajillionaires (pictured) and Rev & Roll as part of DHX’s MIPTV sales slate.

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International: CBS ups stake in Pop TV, HBO distribution head resigns

Plus: Diversity study shines light on need for better representation and hiring practices.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films March 8 to 14, 2019

Avant qu’on explose takes the top slot, followed by Derive at #2 and Mon ami Walid at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films March 8 to 14, 2019

Captain Marvel comes in at #1, followed by How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World at #2 and The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part at #3.

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CTV, Citytv partner on Michael Buble music special

The special will also air simultaneously on NBC in the U.S.

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Distributors added to Canada’s FILMART delegation

Boat Rocker Studios and Raven Banner are among the Canadian companies setting up shop in the Canadian Pavilion at the Hong Kong festival.

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Halifax filmmaker Seth Smith cracks open Tin Can

The new sci-fi feature underway in Nova Scotia follows a parasitologist who wakes up in a locked cryo chamber.