B.C. opens L.A. film office
The newly announced B.C. film office in L.A. will work to promote the province to American studios and producers.
Rookie Blue season finale dips against spring high
The pre-long-weekend sixth-season finale didn’t reach the lofty heights of its spring debut, but stayed above a million on overnights.
Deals: Cineflix, Tricon, Picture Box
Cineflix Rights sells Yap Films and Cineflix Productions series to international broadcasters, plus more deals of the week. (Angry Planet pictured.)
Unusually Thicke remodels for new season
Peacock Alley Entertainment’s comic reality show returns this September with a renovation focus and a new home.
Voyeurism charges against Spun Out star dropped
JP Manoux still faces two charges of mischief.
Reynolds Mastin named head of CMPA
The well-known face of CMPA negotiations and legal matters takes over the reins from Michael Hennessy, who retires this week.
Tricon sells Banger Films doc, series abroad
Banger’s docu-series Rock Icons (pictured) was among a raft of sales Tricon announced Thursday it had recently closed with international broadcasters.
Rogers Doc and Cable Fund invests $4.8M
Paperny Entertainment’s Cold Water Cowboys is among the projects selected to receive financing in the latest round.
Aircraft to produce Gordon Korman MOW for YTV
The upcoming TV movie from Aircraft Pictures is based on a novel from the beloved series of Macdonald Hall books for young adults.
Mark Starowicz to leave CBC
After almost five decades at the pubcaster, the long-time exec is leaving CBC to start a new career path as an independent producer.
Strong growth in 4K TV sales forecast for Canada
U.K.-based Futuresource Consulting expects 350,000 4K TVs will be sold in Canada in 2015 as prices come down and consumer awareness rises.
Much Digital grows its creator roster
Nine new digital creators have joined the MCN, expanding its talent network as video consumption continues to grow.
TVA Group posts second quarter loss
TV and print ad softness lead to a posted net loss, but the company recorded growth in its sports division.
Welcome to Sweden dropped by NBC
The comedy series, produced by eOne, FLX, Syskon and TV4 and executive produced by Amy Poehler (pictured), aired on Sundays at 8 p.m. on the U.S. net.
Egoyan’s Remember to bow at Venice
The 72nd edition of the festival will also feature Go With Me, a U.S./Canada/Sweden copro. (Remember pictured.)