Mohawk Girls

Mohawk Girls renewed for a final season

The half-hour Rezolution Pictures comedy will conclude with a six-episode fifth season.

Against the Wild 3

Production underway on Richard Boddington’s latest

The writer/director is back in South Africa shooting a new family feature, The Great Elephant Adventure, starring Elizabeth Hurley.

weirdos

Who nabbed Screen Nova Scotia noms?

Weirdos, Werewolf and Trailer Park Boys will compete at the third-annual award show held in Halifax.

Nova Seed

Massively looks to expand chat-bot program to include indie films

The platform, so far used for franchise features such as John Wick: Chapter 2 and Insidious 3, is moving into the independent-film space with Nova Seed.

Tesla World Light

NFB short to premiere at Cannes

The Tesla World Light is one of 10 shorts competing in the Critics’ Week sidebar at the festival.

Lucky

Deals: DHX Media, Films We Like, Super Channel

More than 165 episodes from DHX’s library are headed to New York-based entertainment streaming service Playster, plus more deals.

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Incendo’s Separated at Birth gets underway

The MOW is one of five that the Montreal prodco plans to produce in 2017.

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History lights up Bud Dynasty

Cameras started rolling on the Canadian original marijuana docuseries at, what else, a 4/20 event in Vancouver.

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Canada, Luxembourg sign new copro treaty

Looking to boost opportunities, the updated agreement lowers the minimum financial contribution producers need to put toward a project’s budget.

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Industry members oppose rumoured Telefilm, CMF merger

A letter to the government signed by 51 Canadian filmmakers and producers touts the benefits of the film funder.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, April 3 to 9, 2017

MasterChef Canada is at #18, followed by Big Brother Canada at #29.

The Launch

CTV raises the curtain on The Launch

The six-part music series, exec produced by John Brunton and Lindsay Cox of Insight Productions, is set to go to camera this fall in Toronto.

Mobile Homes

Mobile Homes added to Cannes Directors’ Fortnight program

Toronto’s Lithium Studios is one of three producers attached to the France/Canada coproduction.

Cathia Badiere

In Brief: ACTRA National names new research head

The Treasury Board of Canada approves the construction of Maison de Radio-Canada, plus more news.

Junos 2017

CBC to air Junos through 2023

After 16 years on CTV, a deal with CARAS will see the 2018 awards broadcast on the pubcaster.