Les Affames

TIFF ’17: Les Affames wins best Canadian feature

Wayne Wapeemukwa’s Luk’ Luk’l won best Canadian first feature, while the FIPRESCI jury awarded Sadaf Foroughi for her debut feature Ava.

You Me Her

Cameras rolling on You Me Her season three

Canadian filmmaker Sara St. Onge returns to direct the entire season of the eOne comedy.

Lady Bird

Deals: Elevation, Portfolio, Boat Rocker

Elevation Pictures unveils a TIFF pickup, Sony Pictures Television sells X Company into the U.K., plus more deals.

Vancouver

Creative BC launches Reel Green five-year plan

Aiming to reduce the production industry’s environmental footprint, the plan is supported by 13 organizations, including William F. White and Vancouver Film Studios.

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Flour Power leads Gusto’s fall lineup

The original is the first baking-focused show for Bell Media’s food channel.

Porcupine Lake

Breaking Glass Pictures picks up U.S. rights to Porcupine Lake

The deal for Ingrid Veninger’s latest was signed after the film’s world premiere at TIFF.

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Playback’s 2017 5 2 Watch: Joel Thomas Hynes

The actor/writer/producer who is set to debut Little Dog on CBC this winter, has won high praise from the likes of Tassie Cameron and Sally Catto.

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Industry orgs call for increased support in digital era

More than 30 organizations, including ACTRA and the CMPA, are asking the government to update its policies to ensure Canadian and foreign companies are treated equally.

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Photo gallery: CFC annual BBQ fundraiser 2017

The industry emerged from the dark theatres of TIFF to enjoy some sunshine and good food at Windfield Estates.

Kate Melville

Snitch, Hawkeye Pictures option Women of the Klondike

Writer-director Kate Melville will adapt the narrative history, which tells the story of the women of the Gold Rush.

Weirdwood Manor

L.A. prodco Kickstart invests in Relish Interactive

The companies are now collaborating on a long-form animated series based on Relish’s interactive storybook The Incredible Tales of Weirdwood Manor.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Sept. 5 to 11, 2017

Narcos tops the chart for a second week, with The Handmaid’s Tale at #6 and Castlevania at #9.

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Playback’s 2017 5 2 Watch: Rebecca Liddiard

Following her performances in MsLabelled, Houdini and Doyle and the upcoming Alias Grace, Sarah Polley, Christina Jennings and Mary Harron on why the 26-year-old is a star in the making.

Long Time Running

Netflix picks up Long Time Running

The Banger Films-produced documentary premieres at the Toronto International Film Festival tonight.

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Harley Davidson rides into primetime on Discovery

A digital series celebrating the brand’s anniversary in Canada has been turned into an hour-long documentary.