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  • Canwest inks deal to stream Fox shows
    Wednesday November 05th 2008

    TORONTO – Canwest Broadcasting on Wednesday picked up the online rights to four Fox series it already airs here in primetime. The Toronto-based broadcaster acquired the streaming rights to “Prison Break,” “Bones,” “Family Guy” and “24,” plus mobisodes and webisodes, for its Canadian network Web sites. Canwest in August unveiled[…]

  • Michael Douglas to be honored by movie producers
    Wednesday November 05th 2008

    Michael Douglas will receive a lifetime achievement award from the Producers Guild of America during the group’s annual bash at the Hollywood Palladium on January 24. The Oscar-winning producer of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” will be given the David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures.

  • TIFF seeks rich friends to make up $49M shortfall
    Wednesday November 05th 2008

    Wanted: A devoted arts philanthropist who sees film as a serious art form and wants to make a transformative (i.e., $10 million or more) legacy gift to Bell Lightbox: the future home of the Toronto International Film Festival Group, now under construction at the corner of John St. and King[…]

  • CRTC seeks speedier digital transition
    Tuesday November 04th 2008

    Canada’s TV watchdog on Monday urged the federal government to intervene to speed up the country’s transition to digital TV, which already lags far behind the U.S. switchover in 2009. “We’re way behind as a country. We need government involvement. We need to act fast, otherwise folks will go without their programming,” Scott Hutton, executive director of broadcasting at the CRTC, said at the Canadian Association of Broadcasters convention in Ottawa. Canada is set to go digital-only on Aug. 31, 2011, more than two years after the analog shut-off by U.S. TV stations.

  • Troy Duffy back to direct ‘Boondock Saints II’
    Tuesday November 04th 2008

    Principal photography has started in Toronto on Troy Duffy’s sequel to the 2000 indie he helmed and wrote, “The Boondock Saints.” Duffy became well known in Hollywood for selling his “Boondock” screenplay — which he penned while bartending in Hollywood — to Harvey Weinstein for a high six-figure deal that would also allow him to direct and produce the soundtrack with his band, The Brood. The project was set up on a $15 million budget, but later dropped . . .

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Archives for: November 20085
  • Canwest inks deal to stream Fox shows
    Wednesday November 05th 2008

    TORONTO – Canwest Broadcasting on Wednesday picked up the online rights to four Fox series it already airs here in primetime. The Toronto-based broadcaster acquired the streaming rights to “Prison Break,” “Bones,” “Family Guy” and “24,” plus mobisodes and webisodes, for its Canadian network Web sites. Canwest in August unveiled[…]

  • Michael Douglas to be honored by movie producers
    Wednesday November 05th 2008

    Michael Douglas will receive a lifetime achievement award from the Producers Guild of America during the group’s annual bash at the Hollywood Palladium on January 24. The Oscar-winning producer of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” will be given the David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures.

  • TIFF seeks rich friends to make up $49M shortfall
    Wednesday November 05th 2008

    Wanted: A devoted arts philanthropist who sees film as a serious art form and wants to make a transformative (i.e., $10 million or more) legacy gift to Bell Lightbox: the future home of the Toronto International Film Festival Group, now under construction at the corner of John St. and King[…]

  • CRTC seeks speedier digital transition
    Tuesday November 04th 2008

    Canada’s TV watchdog on Monday urged the federal government to intervene to speed up the country’s transition to digital TV, which already lags far behind the U.S. switchover in 2009. “We’re way behind as a country. We need government involvement. We need to act fast, otherwise folks will go without their programming,” Scott Hutton, executive director of broadcasting at the CRTC, said at the Canadian Association of Broadcasters convention in Ottawa. Canada is set to go digital-only on Aug. 31, 2011, more than two years after the analog shut-off by U.S. TV stations.

  • Troy Duffy back to direct ‘Boondock Saints II’
    Tuesday November 04th 2008

    Principal photography has started in Toronto on Troy Duffy’s sequel to the 2000 indie he helmed and wrote, “The Boondock Saints.” Duffy became well known in Hollywood for selling his “Boondock” screenplay — which he penned while bartending in Hollywood — to Harvey Weinstein for a high six-figure deal that would also allow him to direct and produce the soundtrack with his band, The Brood. The project was set up on a $15 million budget, but later dropped . . .

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Archives for: November 20085
  • Canwest inks deal to stream Fox shows
    Wednesday November 05th 2008

    TORONTO – Canwest Broadcasting on Wednesday picked up the online rights to four Fox series it already airs here in primetime. The Toronto-based broadcaster acquired the streaming rights to “Prison Break,” “Bones,” “Family Guy” and “24,” plus mobisodes and webisodes, for its Canadian network Web sites. Canwest in August unveiled[…]

  • Michael Douglas to be honored by movie producers
    Wednesday November 05th 2008

    Michael Douglas will receive a lifetime achievement award from the Producers Guild of America during the group’s annual bash at the Hollywood Palladium on January 24. The Oscar-winning producer of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” will be given the David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures.

  • TIFF seeks rich friends to make up $49M shortfall
    Wednesday November 05th 2008

    Wanted: A devoted arts philanthropist who sees film as a serious art form and wants to make a transformative (i.e., $10 million or more) legacy gift to Bell Lightbox: the future home of the Toronto International Film Festival Group, now under construction at the corner of John St. and King[…]

  • CRTC seeks speedier digital transition
    Tuesday November 04th 2008

    Canada’s TV watchdog on Monday urged the federal government to intervene to speed up the country’s transition to digital TV, which already lags far behind the U.S. switchover in 2009. “We’re way behind as a country. We need government involvement. We need to act fast, otherwise folks will go without their programming,” Scott Hutton, executive director of broadcasting at the CRTC, said at the Canadian Association of Broadcasters convention in Ottawa. Canada is set to go digital-only on Aug. 31, 2011, more than two years after the analog shut-off by U.S. TV stations.

  • Troy Duffy back to direct ‘Boondock Saints II’
    Tuesday November 04th 2008

    Principal photography has started in Toronto on Troy Duffy’s sequel to the 2000 indie he helmed and wrote, “The Boondock Saints.” Duffy became well known in Hollywood for selling his “Boondock” screenplay — which he penned while bartending in Hollywood — to Harvey Weinstein for a high six-figure deal that would also allow him to direct and produce the soundtrack with his band, The Brood. The project was set up on a $15 million budget, but later dropped . . .

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