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DHX Media licenses more content to Amazon

DHX Media has signed an exclusive deal with Amazon for its original series Looped (pictured) and licensed more content including The Busy World of Richard Scarry.

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Arcana Studios, Yisang Media pact on Pandy

Animated 3D feature Pandy will be released in Chinese markets. (Arcana president Sean Patrick O’Reilly pictured.)

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Omnifilm embarks on Wild Bear Rescue

Production on the docuseries for Animal Planet has started in B.C.

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Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs July 4 to July 10, 2016

Kung Fu Panda 3 tops the DVD chart for the week of July 3 to 10, with Zootopia at #2 and Deadpool at #3.

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Deals: Breakthrough, LevelFILM, Northern Banner

Breakthrough’s Anne MOW (pictured) secures a broadcast deal in Germany, plus more deals of the week.

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The CFC’s French connection

What the CFC Media Lab hopes to accomplish with Enterprising Culture, its new forum for Franco-Canadian cultural industry startups.

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Guantanamo’s Child, Outbreak receive Emmy noms

Both projects are up for prizes at the 37th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards. (Guantanamo’s Child pictured.)

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Kirstine Stewart to leave Twitter

The former broadcaster and VP of media for North America will be leaving the social media company at a to-be-determined date.

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CBC unveils The Goods

The pubcaster has named the final hosts of its new daytime show, which will hit airwaves in October. (Newly added hosts Andrea Bain and Shahir Massoud pictured.)

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In brief: Yaffe’s diplomatic appointment, SOCAN buys Audiam

Phyllis Yaffe has a new government role to add to her impressive resume, enRoute Film Fest shorts named, SOCAN gets in the royalty-collection business, and more.

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DHX Media goes wild with CBBC

The company has partnered with the BBC Natural History Unit to produce The Zoo for CBBC.

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Blue Jays drive revenue for Rogers Media in Q2

Sportsnet and baseball helped push revenue up by 6% in Q2 despite continued softness in advertising across the media division.

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Incendo’s Girls’ Night Out gets underway

Filming has commenced on the Montreal prodco’s third TV movie of the year. (Star Mackenzie Mauzy pictured.)

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Women in View’s ’2xMore’ winners announced

Nimisha Mukerji (pictured) was one of three directors chosen for the second phase of the Sinking Ship Entertainment and Women in View initiative.

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JoBro and Myriad partner on Different Folks

The Toronto company has teamed up with L.A.-based Myriad Pictures to produce the holiday comedy. (Star Bailee Madison pictured.)