Lana Slezic’s Bee Nation to open Hot Docs ’17
Other Canadian titles world premiering at the festival include Attiya Khan and Lawrence Jackman’s A Better Man and Marie Clements’ The Road Forward.
Nahanni: River of Forgiveness among Hot Docs Forum picks
Four Canadian projects will be presented before a host of international commissioners at this year’s event.
108 Media expands distribution remit in Asia
The Toronto-based company has inked a number of deals in South Korea and outlined plans to break into the U.K. market in 2017.
Buck preps Action Stunt Show
The reality series is produced in partnership with Sugar Shack Productions and Patrice Theroux.
Proper Television adds former Muse producer
Matt Mitchell joins the Toronto-based prodco as the company looks to promote its slate in the U.S.
Proper Rights inks global unscripted deals
The Toronto-based distributor has signed international deals for Vegas Rat Rods (pictured), Holmes Inspection and more.
eOne, Dave Matthews team on travel series
Entertainment One, Stolen Sky Productions and LBI Entertainment will produce the hour-long series.
Love Nature lands on Singapore’s StarHub
This marks the channel’s first entry into the Asian market, as the joint venture between Blue Ant and Smithsonian Networks works to aggressively expand the brand worldwide.
HBO Canada takes Wheeler’s Hip-Hop Evolution
HBO Canada has set an early September air date for Canadian filmmaker Darby Wheeler’s music docuseries Hip-Hop Evolution (pictured) from Banger Films.
Love It or List It format heads to Germany
Beyond Distribution has sold the Canadian home design format to German broadcaster Kabel Eins.
Viceland Canada unveils fall schedule
Rogers Media and Vice have posted the fall schedule for fledgling television network Viceland Canada. (Pictured: Gaycation.)
Big Coat names new head of production
Christine Diakos (pictured) joins the Love It or List It producer.