Disney Junior Latin America snaps up more Daniel Tiger
9 Story Media Group has licensed the second season of acclaimed preschool series Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood to Disney Junior Latin America.
Hot Sheet: Top 10 films May 15, 2015 to May 21, 2015
Mad Max: Fury Road tops the box office for the week of May 15 to May 21, 2015, followed by Pitch Perfect 2.
CineCoup 2015 unveils the final five
The film accelerator has announced the five teams still in the running to win $1 million in production financing. (CineCoup CEO J. Joly pictured.)
Million Dollar View is money for W Network
Production is underway on the high-end real estate series from Our House Media, the new shingle from former Cineflix execs Simon Lloyd (pictured) and Joe Houlihan.
Laurie Finstad-Knizhnik recognized with Nell Shipman Award
The award recognizes a female producer, writer or showrunner who has worked to advance gender equity in the industry. (Nicole St. Martin (left) and Finstad-Knizhnik pictured.)
Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films May 15 to May 21, 2015
Aurelie laflamme: les pieds sur terre is the top Canadian film for the week of May 15 to May 21, while La passion d’Augustine is at #2.
Karen O’Hara joins Odyssey Media
The former Syfy exec joins the Vancouver-based prodco as it aims to strengthen its international operations and U.S. development strategy.
Five projects named to WIFT-T’s development incubator
Among the five features selected for the intensive course is The Art of Being Busy from Chris Ross, Lauren Corber and Lauren Grant (pictured).
Global TV ends Remedy after two seasons
The Indian Grove Productions series will not return for a third season.
Canadian dealmaking at Cannes 2015
Studio Film Group, Mongrel Media and Marina Cordoni Entertainment ink deals in Cannes.
Carmody, Cormican option Forgiveness
The deal for the Mark Sakamoto memoir was spearheaded by Cormican and negotiated by Westwood Creative Artists’ Michael Levine.
How Murdoch Mysteries used Periscope to catch the bad guys
Smokebomb Entertainment and CBC’s immersive interactive game, spanning five cities over six weeks, ended last weekend with a murder mystery in Toronto.
Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs May 4, 2015 to May 10, 2015
Fifty Shades of Grey tops the DVD chart for the week of May 4 to May 10, followed by Paddington.
2015 Rosies winners announced
Nomadic Pictures and Clearwater Documentary each picked up a raft of prizes at the Alberta entertainment awards.
CTV unveils L.A. Screenings spoils
The net has announced four of the U.S. dramas it has acquired for fall, as well as variety show Best Time Ever for CTV Two (DC’s Legends of Tomorrow pictured).