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Dépflies

A bilingual sitcom about a family run dépanneur in Montréal and its regulars.

Montréal, QC
676
7.87 (609)

Week #1 Show Teaser Dépflies

A quick glimpse of the DÉPFLIES in their natural habitat, waxing poetic and dreaming while dwelling in the "Dép". When the regulars show up, we see the wild madness that permeates the banal nature of the job, and the spirit of “anything can happen”.

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Synopsis

A "Dépfly", like a barfly (defined as a person who spends too much time drinking in bars) spends too much time drinking at the local dépanneur (Québec's version of a convenience store).

Peter is a romantic dreamer who loves "rap rock" and co-owns a dépanneur with his sisters, Marie-Claude & Marie-Isa. His best friends Roger & Zoe relentlessly enable his adventurer spirit much to the chagrin of his much more stable and hard-working sisters. A varying group of regulars constantly stream through the dép, bringing with them all and every form of calamity.

The show delves into the many subcultures of Montréal and paints a hilarious and heart-warming picture of contemporary Québec.

Team

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Erin Hall

Marketing / Social, Producer

Erin moved to La belle provence in 2011 from British Columbia hoping to find a Québécois boyfriend. Instead she found Le Nouveau International and the DÉPFLIES crew . She has a strong background in communications and production including social media management, digital marketing, media relations, graphic design and logistics.

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Alain Mercieca

Writer, Talent

Writer and star of the feature film CAFé CAFé the movie, and OGOKI NIGHTS (due out december 2014). As Artistic director at Théâtre Ste-Catherine, Alain has written over 20 comedic plays. He loves long romantic tracking shots along the beach.

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Danny Belair

Director, Showrunner

Danny Belair is a fimmaker based in Montreal, his webseries BRUNCH and featurette THE CONCH have garnered an underground following. His short videos have placed him at the core of Theatre Sainte-Catherine as MEDIA DIRECTOR.

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Ratings & Reviews

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Reviews (145)

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    quinn q.
    posted 1 year ago

    "They find adventure in everything and they've mastered the art of hanging out." <--- <3
  • asdf's Photo

    asdf a.
    posted 1 year ago

    Keep going, guys!
  • Rafaëlle's Photo

    Rafaëlle S.
    posted 1 year ago

    YOU GUYS ROCK !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Paula's Photo

    Paula M.
    posted 1 year ago

    Yikes, I think it's really lost it now.
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    maeve O.
    posted 1 year ago

    Murderdoggin' it all the way to the top. By far the best. Stay classy depflies.
  • Simon's Photo

    Simon V.
    posted 1 year ago

    Absolutely the best!
  • Stefan's Photo

    Stefan P.
    posted 1 year ago

    THIS IS THE FUNNEST! My dép isn't nearly as fun as this one is!
  • Michael's Photo

    Michael W.
    posted 1 year ago

    They are very good and creative.
    The premise is a little thin, but it kind of works.
  • Sheldon's Photo

    Sheldon O.
    posted 1 year ago

    That was a great job on the Roast, cooked to perfection!!
  • Serge's Photo

    Serge M.
    posted 1 year ago

    You deserve to be in the finals!
  • Terry's Photo

    Terry H.
    posted 1 year ago

    Nice change of pace
  • Brenda's Photo

    Brenda S.
    posted 1 year ago

    Love the spirit of this show!
  • Marie-Christine's Photo

    Marie-Christine B.
    posted 1 year ago

    This should be winning because they represent the bilingual country that we living in! And the actors are soo funny!
  • Dar's Photo

    Dar K.
    posted 1 year ago

    I think this show is hilarious!
    Hope it wins!! I would watch it for sure.
  • Edward's Photo

    Edward F.
    posted 1 year ago

    hilarious,and so original .
  • joan's Photo

    joan m.
    posted 1 year ago

    That is out there, way to step out and up !!
  • Randi's Photo

    Randi W.
    posted 1 year ago

    Love this
  • Jennifer's Photo

    Jennifer P.
    posted 1 year ago

    this show deserves to win!!!!!
  • Marc's Photo

    Marc D.
    posted 1 year ago

    Not everybody speaks French, but should get this. If Quebec had a 'Corner Gas', this would be it, but a shade better. Keep'em coming. gets better as she goes.
  • Karen's Photo

    Karen B.
    posted 1 year ago

    Who ARE these people? I. want. to. know!
  • Sergei's Photo

    Sergei G.
    posted 1 year ago

    I do like it!
  • annie's Photo

    annie H.
    posted 1 year ago

    Original funny comique yessd
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    CARMEN W.
    posted 1 year ago

    YEAHHHHH
  • J-P's Photo

    J-P R.
    posted 1 year ago

    I saw the play at théâtre Ste-Catherine and i can assure you this show has potential! Great potential!
  • Alli's Photo

    Alli B.
    posted 1 year ago

    Superfan at heart right here! This project makes me feel so happy to be living in Montreal right now. I can relate to everything going on. :)
  • rebekah's Photo

    rebekah t.
    posted 1 year ago

    yes!!!!!!
  • Andre's Photo

    Andre S.
    posted 1 year ago

    Love it! This is what TV should be!
  • Sarah's Photo

    Sarah B.
    posted 1 year ago

    great job.
  • Felix's Photo

    Felix F.
    posted 1 year ago

    Brilliant concept!!!
  • John's Photo

    John R.
    posted 1 year ago

    Not really interested in having to read subtitles in a comedy, especially on a weekly basis.
  • Bryan's Photo

    Bryan M.
    posted 1 year ago

    This one has the bilingual theme sewn up. Not sure how funny it is though.
  • lori's Photo

    lori h.
    posted 1 year ago

    Great to see the bilingual video with subtitles, very good
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    Keri K.
    posted 1 year ago

    I would probably watch this.
  • Zach's Photo

    Zach R.
    posted 1 year ago

    Saw the play, loved it. The most relevant piece of Canadian culture I've seen in years. And the best part... it's funny!
  • Jesse Lynn's Photo

    Jesse Lynn A.
    posted 1 year ago

    I would very much like to see this project advance! Well done!
  • Pierre-Luc's Photo

    Pierre-Luc B.
    posted 1 year ago

    Lovedddd it!!!
  • Colleen's Photo

    Colleen C.
    posted 1 year ago

    Coolness..Makes me want to start smoking again..
  • saumon's Photo

    saumon p.
    posted 1 year ago

    je rit déja jespere que ca se mettra en place ca déchire continuer comme ca!
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    rachael g.
    posted 1 year ago

    This is my fave so far. It is so well written! Keep up the great work! :)
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    Trudy C.
    posted 1 year ago

    A very good start for week 1; gets you curious right away as to what may come next. Good luck with the project, guys.
  • Rafael's Photo

    Rafael M.
    posted 1 year ago

    I'll try the chippaghetti... Brilliant!
  • Steven's Photo

    Steven H.
    posted 1 year ago

    Awesome. This IS Montreal!
  • Jazmine's Photo

    Jazmine L.
    posted 1 year ago

    I'm really intrigued by a show that wants to delve into issues of faith. Bold! I look forward to seeing more.
  • Pierre's Photo

    Pierre N.
    posted 1 year ago

    Great and original!
  • Boyan's Photo

    Boyan D.
    posted 1 year ago

    Truly authentic! Awesome cast!
  • Ian's Photo

    Ian M.
    posted 1 year ago

    This show is a great concept, an extension of Corner Gas but different eh. We all love our corner dep, best place to get a bottle of wine for dinner eh. Bon chance Danny et des autres!
  • Ben's Photo

    Ben B.
    posted 1 year ago

    Interesting, but I'm not certain that all Canadians could relate to this...
  • Jasmine's Photo

    Jasmine K.
    posted 1 year ago

    ARTZZZZZZs!
  • Erika's Photo

    Erika P.
    posted 1 year ago

    I simply love it!
  • Claire's Photo

    Claire P.
    posted 1 year ago

    these mofos rule
  • Emily's Photo

    Emily E.
    posted 1 year ago

    Original, représente la réalité de Montréal ;), punk art!, love it!!!
  • Stephen's Photo

    Stephen M.
    posted 1 year ago

    Montreal stories from the heart - not hamming it up, just letting the humour come naturally. Great characters, great people, great community!
  • Olaf's Photo

    Olaf V.
    posted 1 year ago

    You guys are funny and love how the culture of Montreal is shown in so many characters. Great writing, filming and editing. Hope you move to the top!
  • Robert's Photo

    Robert B.
    posted 1 year ago

    Ehhhh Boy, what a show!
  • Pierre's Photo

    Pierre V.
    posted 1 year ago

    Awesome show so far. I wanna see more. Bien faites!!
  • Yasmine's Photo

    Yasmine C.
    posted 1 year ago

    Perfect concept for a TV show ! Tout le monde en parlera dans tous les DEP du monde ! Et ceux qui s'appellent pas des DEP, prendront fièrement le nom !
  • Elizabeth's Photo

    Elizabeth F.
    posted 1 year ago

    This show gets better and better with every episode!
  • San's Photo

    San B.
    posted 1 year ago

    Creative and awesome idea!
  • celia's Photo

    celia j.
    posted 1 year ago

    BAAALLER
  • Dianne's Photo

    Dianne V.
    posted 1 year ago

    Awesome job guys and love the video, action and comedy you brought. Looking forward to seeing more from you and hope to make the next round!
  • Bjillian's Photo

    Bjillian M.
    posted 1 year ago

    I think it is creative, original and entertaining! Not to mention smart and with great acting! My fave!
  • Carol's Photo

    Carol B.
    posted 1 year ago

    10
  • Bill's Photo

    Bill S.
    posted 1 year ago

    Love the concept...Quebec but universal at the same time. Hilarious!!!
  • Andrew's Photo

    Andrew F.
    posted 1 year ago

    Best one!
  • Forman's Photo

    Forman H.
    posted 1 year ago

    Top tier, you guys will be there at the end.
  • Milo's Photo

    Milo M.
    posted 1 year ago

    Brrap brrap brrap! Saw Ep 8 of the play for the first time last night. These guys are pros with a passion for improv, hilariousness and great storytelling. I wanna see the series!
  • Shylah's Photo

    Shylah W.
    posted 1 year ago

    A great concept that hilariously celebrates uniquely Canadian culture without being kitschy!! Fly far mes amis!
  • matt's Photo

    matt e.
    posted 1 year ago

    these guys are so swiggity swooty im coming for that booty
  • Tania's Photo

    Tania R.
    posted 1 year ago

    Awesome!!!
  • Julie's Photo

    Julie H.
    posted 1 year ago

    Yeah yeah yeah! Vous m'faites rire, gang!! DéPFLIES, j'te dis, vous êtes la crème de la crème… non, plus révolutionnaire que ça: la crème de la instant powdered creamer, man --> "la Coffee-Mate® de la Coffee-Mate®"
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    Amy S.
    posted 1 year ago

    I like it.
  • Kelly's Photo

    Kelly M.
    posted 1 year ago

    Love it.
  • cbc voter's Photo

    cbc voter b.
    posted 1 year ago

    Montreal pride!!
  • Kez's Photo

    Kez D.
    posted 1 year ago

    Une belle gang!!!
  • MANDOLYN's Photo

    MANDOLYN J.
    posted 1 year ago

    so funny!!!!
  • Jennifer's Photo

    Jennifer D.
    posted 1 year ago

    I am so very confused
  • Maude's Photo

    Maude r.
    posted 1 year ago

    wonderfull!
  • Colin's Photo

    Colin S.
    posted 1 year ago

    ok...
  • Jack's Photo

    Jack W.
    posted 1 year ago

    You guys seem funny and i love the bilingual aspect but i feel like i'm somehow not in on an inside joke.
  • Catherine's Photo

    Catherine P.
    posted 1 year ago

    Good work Revolution Man ;)
  • Alison's Photo

    Alison M.
    posted 1 year ago

    Really love the production value of this show. Also really like the idea of a show in both languages. Don't see a lot of that.
  • Alison's Photo

    Alison M.
    posted 1 year ago

    Really love the production value of this show. Also really like the idea of a show in both languages. Don't see a lot of that.
  • Matthew's Photo

    Matthew B.
    posted 1 year ago

    ahha super awesome!
  • Mariana's Photo

    Mariana V.
    posted 1 year ago

    This show needs to be on CBC!!
  • Guillaume's Photo

    Guillaume L.
    posted 1 year ago

    Awsome!
  • Hugo's Photo

    Hugo C.
    posted 1 year ago

    Saw all the plays. Always laughed my brains out.
    Really hope this will get on TV.
  • Kim's Photo

    Kim M.
    posted 1 year ago

    Haaaa look so funny !!!! Hope you win!!
  • ameur's Photo

    ameur m.
    posted 1 year ago

    I have been following these guys since episode 1 and they are awesome. They are irreverent, funny and speak to my value.
  • Lea's Photo

    Lea R.
    posted 1 year ago

    Depflies is 10 only because I can't put 11! I wanna get DEP'D! DEP ME, CBC!
  • Mia's Photo

    Mia L.
    posted 1 year ago

    Just enough punch and attitude with plenty of ridiculousness. Great!
  • Jordana's Photo

    Jordana H.
    posted 1 year ago

    Kick-ass!
  • Michael's Photo

    Michael K.
    posted 1 year ago

    lost me in the first minute sorry
  • Chris's Photo

    Chris S.
    posted 1 year ago

    A lot of charm and a perfect setting to illustrate Canadian culture.
  • Chris's Photo

    Chris D.
    posted 1 year ago

    You guys are so talented. Can't wait to see more!
  • Kelly's Photo

    Kelly L.
    posted 1 year ago

    Don't get it..must be a French Canadian thing. Hard to see this having a market outside of Quebec.
  • Rosaruby's Photo

    Rosaruby K.
    posted 1 year ago

    Insanely real. Fun and fucking awesome. The dark nights of the theatre communitues underbelly must rise!
  • Eric's Photo

    Eric D.
    posted 1 year ago

    Awesome! Keep it up guys !!!
  • Ben's Photo

    Ben B.
    posted 1 year ago

    Watching this is like finding a book of poems in the gutter.
  • Maxime's Photo

    Maxime V.
    posted 1 year ago

    Saw it live, hilarious :) Watch it !!
  • Seska's Photo

    Seska L.
    posted 1 year ago

    What a great group of collaborators!
  • Joelle's Photo

    Joelle S.
    posted 1 year ago

    love it!
  • Snap's Photo

    Snap S.
    posted 1 year ago

    Loved all the plays! I always thought the video scenes were great, I want to see full length episodes on TV!

    Love how the bilingualism doesn't pander to the audience, it successfully reflects the real interactions between the two languages and cultures in Montreal. The characters are hilarious, and the storyline has left me waiting to see what will happen next, every time!
  • MOntana's Photo

    MOntana B.
    posted 1 year ago

    c'est super good.
  • Anton's Photo

    Anton G.
    posted 1 year ago

    Dopest show in town!
  • Josianne's Photo

    Josianne a.
    posted 1 year ago

    I wanna see more! Can't wait to see Mission 2 of DEPFLIES! YES!
  • Katie's Photo

    Katie L.
    posted 1 year ago

    I really like that they're doing something bilingual! Such a great idea. Original!!!
  • guy's Photo

    guy v.
    posted 1 year ago

    AWESOME!!!!! wanna see more!!
  • John's Photo

    John M.
    posted 1 year ago

    Great Canadian comedy, truly distinctive and hilariously funny.....Dare to be different and funny and Canadian, these guys do it all brilliantly!
  • Margie's Photo

    Margie M.
    posted 1 year ago

    Loved it, especially Pete!
  • Kayle's Photo

    Kayle S.
    posted 1 year ago

    I was blown away by how hilarious the (in theatre) show was on it's last night! Especially loved the moment where Peter finds out that his real father was not even bilingual!! I wanna see this ON TV!
  • David's Photo

    David C.
    posted 1 year ago

    Canadiana supreme. Pacing wasn't my style, but those last few moments really hit.
  • James's Photo

    James H.
    posted 1 year ago

    I couldn't tell who the main characters were.
  • Jacob's Photo

    Jacob G.
    posted 1 year ago

    I love everyone involved in this project! Super great and wonderful <3
  • Alex's Photo

    Alex W.
    posted 1 year ago

    Looks interesting with an energetic cast :)
  • Amina's Photo

    Amina K.
    posted 1 year ago

    Tragically accurate!
  • Julia's Photo

    Julia G.
    posted 1 year ago

    swag central
  • Art's Photo

    Art g.
    posted 1 year ago

    charming concept but perhaps better on a french channel. And I am bilingual
  • Brian's Photo

    Brian T.
    posted 1 year ago

    It has a Clerks vibe - which is to say a sort of slacker-king assurance that can be hilarious. Obviously the guys are fully content with their lives (as shown), and Montreal is a place that really attracts all kinds of wild types from Quebec and all around the country. I like taking the bi-lingual step, because such exchanges happen so it's good to see them represented.

    The premise allows for the main characters to interact with the craziest of Montreal (and Canada's) citizens and could easily pull a 22 minute special, and beyond that maybe a season or two of content to anyone brave enough to show the franglais. I can definitely laugh along with the characters, and don't find it odd to buy beer in a corner store. Good luck!
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    Guillaume D.
    posted 1 year ago

    Pretty good! With 2 t and 2 o!
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    Frank N.
    posted 1 year ago

    Nope, not for me, especially after viewing a bunch of other videos.
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    kristian R.
    posted 1 year ago

    Kristian here for Cooking with Heat. We here love this show- I know the Characters almost as soon as they speak, the bilingual is plus. I want to have a guest spot on this show. Very funny.
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    Robert Alexander Q.
    posted 1 year ago

    Would love to see this hit TV, Canada needs a show like this that brings all demographics together with no hatred, only laughs and love.
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    Eden K.
    posted 1 year ago

    It ok
  • Luke's Photo

    Luke L.
    posted 1 year ago

    Canada needs more bi-lingualism in English regions and most notably the West. PLEASE MAKE
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    Kim A.
    posted 1 year ago

    Hell yeah! Cute and funny and soooo Montreal!
  • Randall's Photo

    Randall R.
    posted 1 year ago

    Very cool idea. could be funny as hell.
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    tamir k.
    posted 1 year ago

    rad
  • Diana's Photo

    Diana K.
    posted 1 year ago

    Sooooo GOOOOOD!
  • Marquise's Photo

    Marquise B.
    posted 1 year ago

    I find the comedy immature and it's not my kind of humor. The concept could be funny though if they get creative in their comedy.
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    Theresia S.
    posted 1 year ago

    This is amazing!!!!
  • olivier's Photo

    olivier s.
    posted 1 year ago

    yay1!!!11
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    alex m.
    posted 1 year ago

    AWESOME SHOW!!!!!!!
  • Teha's Photo

    Teha G.
    posted 1 year ago

    awesome!!!
  • az's Photo

    az m.
    posted 1 year ago

    The best show ever!
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    Wilf V.
    posted 1 year ago

    Funny. I want more. More.
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    Judith C.
    posted 1 year ago

    Drôle, très montréalais et déjanté! On veut en voir plus!!!
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    Marc B.
    posted 1 year ago

    Belle création, j'ai aimé. Good luck to the team.
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    lukas u.
    posted 1 year ago

    hilarious and important comedy
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    Trevor B.
    posted 1 year ago

    I like the tone and swagger of this one. Don't have a good feel of what exactly the show is going to be, but I'm looking forward to finding out.
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    Hugo P.
    posted 1 year ago

    AWESOME
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    Jacques G.
    posted 1 year ago

    M'a te prendre une Nesbitt's avec un chip du Lac. Quoi? t'as pas ça. C'est quoi ce genre de dépanneur là. ahhhhh! ça existe pu. Ok. ben un Crush avec un Ruffles d'abord. Merci bye.
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    Alexandre S.
    posted 1 year ago

    Une idée contemporaine, drôle, bien rythmé, bien filmer, acteur top-notch. Can't wait to see this on TV! Représente bien le Montréal d'aujourd'hui, bilingual FTW!!!
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    Dmitri K.
    posted 1 year ago

    I laughed, I cried, I lost 10lbs! Depflies.
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    Erin H.
    posted 1 year ago

    Malade!
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    Marie G.
    posted 1 year ago

    Really funny good actors loved it !
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    Montrealers' dépanneur comedy makes it to final round of national competition.

    A few corrections on the article: CineCoup is based out of Vancouver and it is CineCoup, not CBC that has optioned the top 5 projects at this point.
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    Alex Rose interviews the two Montreal troupes in the top 15 of ComedyCoup - DÉPFLIES and DOPE ASS WORLD
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    Edge of the City's Paul Aflalo speaks to Danny Belair and Erin Hall about The Roast Mission, bilingualism and shooting at the dépanneur. Scroll to 1:18:45 for the segment on ComedyCoup
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    Come find anything and everything at Dépflies’ dépanneur - CBC’s ComedyCoup is on a mission to find your next favourite Canadian comedy show. By Frederic T. Muckle & Chris Aitkens
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    Dépflies looks for sitcom deal
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    Photojournal: DÉPFLIES Celebratory Party

    Claudel Lachapelle takes pictures at our Hype Event
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    Moving Up without Selling Out: DéPFLIES Enters Next Round in Comedy Coup
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    New TV Show about Your Favourite Dépanneur by Max Libman
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    CBC ComedyCoup: DÉPFLIES among the top 110 in Canada by Victoria Shinkaruk
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    Hosts Paul Alflao & Matt Goldberg speak to four of five producers from Montreal, who have made it to the second round of CBC ComedyCoup: Writer Alain Mercieca from Dépflies, Comedian Mike Paterson from Bad Records, Filmmaker Sam Brisson from Campus Law, and Filmmaker Peter Lavoie from Action Zeroes.
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    Depflies: la série théâtrale bilingue du Nouveau International se convertira peut-être en série télé - par Philippe Couture
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