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TV & Film News – DGC reveals Discovery Award long list of emerging directors...

The Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) has announced the 13 listed films for the 2021 DGC Discovery Award, its annual long list of emerging directors...

Hot Docs and Netflix partner on new short documentary initiative

Hot Docs and Netflix have announced they are partnering on It's Funny Because It's True —a new short documentary initiative aimed at discovering the...

Sportsnet confirms Jim Hughson’s retirement after 42 years of play-by-play

After much speculation following his absence from Sportsnet's regional NHL play-by-play lineup heading into the season, the network has confirmed that Jim Hughson is...

TV & Film News – Voss Capital acquires stake in Thunderbird Entertainment Group

Voss Capital has acquired approximately 10.5% of the outstanding shares of Vancouver-based Thunderbird Entertainment Group. Voss Capital analyst Taylor Henderson said they believe Thunderbird...

TV & Film News – TIFF launches ‘Every Story’ fund promoting inclusion in film

Amazon Prime Video and Left Bank Pictures have announced the start of production on Canadian Amazon Original drama and second original scripted series, Three...

Amazon Prime Video filming Canadian Amazon Original ‘Three Pines’ in Quebec

Amazon Prime Video and Left Bank Pictures have announced the start of production on Canadian Amazon Original drama and second original scripted series, Three...

TV & Film News – Off the Fence opens first Canadian office

Off the Fence has announced it's opened its first Canadian office in Toronto. Owned by ZDF Enterprises since 2019, the BAFTA and Oscar-winning production...

Global National celebrates 20 years with one-hour documentary special

Global National will celebrate the flagship newscast's 20th anniversary with a one-hour documentary special on Sept. 10. Disruption: 20 Years of Global National will be...

TV & Film News – TIFF venue access to require proof of vaccination or...

Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) staff, audience members and visitors entering TIFF festival venues, Sept. 9-18, will be required to either show proof they...

TV & Film News – Work culture key to attracting young creatives, says Ontario...

Ontario Creates and VICE Media Group have released new research that finds work culture and championing mental health and diversity are key to attracting...

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