The hour-long series from writer/showrunner Rene Balcer (Law and Order: Criminal Intent) is woven around a murder in a remote Canadian Arctic town. (L to R: Dick Wolf, Sam Waterson, Rene Balcer.)
Ahead of the series’ Canadian bow on CHCH on Jan. 27, executive producer Suzanne Berger talks to Playback about The Pinkertons financing strategy.
“This year’s main challenge for national TV industries will be to carefully pick their battles and their positioning: the time for trials and errors is coming to an end,” reads the CMF’s key trends report.
The Harold Greenberg Fund supports 27 projects in its latest round of financing and adds Richie Mehta (pictured) to its board.
A total of 23 companies received funding for digital media projects and eight received funds for marketing support.
Cineflix’s U.K. distribution arm has picked up Canadian prodco Yap Films’ Battle Factory and Hive Content’s Food, Booze & Tattoos (pictured).
Starting in February, half of the funds awarded by BravoFACT and BravoFACTUAL will go to projects with a female director or producer. (Juror Amy Jo Johnson pictured.)
The deal includes exclusive SVOD rights to series such as Transparent (pictured).
Christian Sparkes’ Cast No Shadow and Kyle Thomas’ The Valley Below (pictured) got tickets to the big party via Telefilm Canada’s Micro-Budget Production Program.
Over 5,000 company listings!