Mohawk Girls renewed for a final season
The half-hour Rezolution Pictures comedy will conclude with a six-episode fifth season.
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.
Who nabbed Screen Nova Scotia noms?
Weirdos, Werewolf and Trailer Park Boys will compete at the third-annual award show held in Halifax.
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.
NFB short to premiere at Cannes
The Tesla World Light is one of 10 shorts competing in the Critics’ Week sidebar at the festival.
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.
Incendo’s Separated at Birth gets underway
The MOW is one of five that the Montreal prodco plans to produce in 2017.
History lights up Bud Dynasty
Cameras started rolling on the Canadian original marijuana docuseries at, what else, a 4/20 event in Vancouver.
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.
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: Top 30 TV programs, April 3 to 9, 2017
MasterChef Canada is at #18, followed by Big Brother Canada at #29.
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 added to Cannes Directors’ Fortnight program
Toronto’s Lithium Studios is one of three producers attached to the France/Canada coproduction.
In Brief: ACTRA National names new research head
The Treasury Board of Canada approves the construction of Maison de Radio-Canada, plus more news.
CBC to air Junos through 2023
After 16 years on CTV, a deal with CARAS will see the 2018 awards broadcast on the pubcaster.