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Oscars, Festivals — and Tough Times in NS

MFM is announcing a job opening for an office PA in Sudbury — details are here. With the Oscar nominations coming out this morning, CBC’s Peter Knegt gives an overview of the 12 Canadian nominees

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WFF, OIAF, Kelowna FTW, NS Not So Much

One winner in the Canadian Culinary Championships was Kelowna’s Render Digital Media. The production company applied successfully to Telus to help make the competition — held in the BC city over three days each year

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What Works and What Doesn’t: News for Today

A rally at the Nova Scotia legislature for a last-minute schedule change to the Financial Measures Act, which cut tax credit for the film industry in the province, apparently had no effect — the Act

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From 90201 to NSFW: Today’s News

The 2011 Robocall scandal is the subject of a documentary now in production by filmmaker Peter Smoczynski: Election Day in Canada: The Rise of Voter Suppression. Portions will be screened in Guelph as more are made,

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6 More Stories About Filmmaking in Canada Today

In The Chronicle-Herald, Len MacKeigan says the Nova Scotia Liberal government hasn’t fixed the film tax credit problem they created: “There’s a Band-Aid on the wound, that’s all.” Via WireService.ca, the Vancouver International Film Festival

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