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CHUM hoping to use channel brands to boost box office fortunes of feature film

News | 06/30/2003 4:00 am EDT

 CHUM Ltd. is the first to take advantage of changes in Telefilm Canada guidelines that allow broadcasters to become involved in feature films. The Toronto-based broadcaster is contributing about 20% of the budget for the $5-million sci-fi film Decoys, which was shot in Ottawa and is due for theatrical release later this summer.

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