Film

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Cineplex gets revenue boost in Q3, seeks strategic partner for e-sports division

Box office and theatre advertising were on the rise thanks to blockbusters and family-friendly fare.

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PNP mellows out with Canadian Strain

The newly Toronto-based distributor nabbed the Canadian distribution rights to the cannabis comedy, written and directed by Geordie Sabbagh and starring Jess Salgueiro.

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Metafilms gets to work on Alberic Aurteneche’s feature debut

La contemplation du mystere will be released by FunFilm Distribution in Canada.

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NFB docs set to world premiere at IDFA

Ariel Nasr’s The Forbidden Reel and Mira Burt-Wintonick’s Wintopia will world bow at the Amsterdam film fest alongside interactive project Far Away from Far Away.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Nov. 1 to 7, 2019

Jouliks takes the top spot, followed by Les fleurs oubliees at #2 and Il pleuvait des oiseaux at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Nov. 1 to 7, 2019

Terminator: Dark Fate comes in at #1, followed by Joker at #2 and Maleficent: Mistress of Evil at #3.

A Small Fortune

First feature film supported by P.E.I.’s Film Media Fund wraps

The thriller from writer/director Adam Perry is a collaboration between P.E.I.’s Saltwater Films and Newfoundland’s Rink Rat Productions.

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Deals: Cineflix, Zeitgeist Films, eOne

Pure heads to Europe and The Woman Who Loves Giraffes lands U.S. distribution, while eOne extends its theme park business to PJ Masks.

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Game Theory Films acquires To Live to Sing

Johnny Ma’s Mandarin-language drama, which opened Reel Asian this week, will be released in Canada in early 2020.

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Additional Hamilton studio space to open in summer 2020

Aeon Studio Group is set to bring 100,000 square feet of new studio space online by summer, as it moves forward with separate plans for a massive, 20-acre film campus.

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Deluxe names new CEO as it emerges from bankruptcy

CFO Eric Cummins has been named to the company’s top post as John Wallace retires.

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‘Canada’s coolest film fest’ adds Hammer, Fall Back Down

The Whistler Film Festival has selected features from Christian Sparkes, Sara Beth Edwards and others to make their world debut.