Daniele Alcinii

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Articles by Daniele Alcinii
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Yap Films helms Star Trek special for Discovery, Smithsonian

The two-hour special, Building Star Trek (pictured), will air this fall on Discovery Canada and Smithsonian channel in the U.S.

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Lionsgate to acquire Starz for US$4.4B

The Canadian-American entertainment studio has entered an agreement to buy the U.S. pay-TV network Starz for cash and stock.

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Vice Media expands into 51 new territories

The millennial media company has secured a slate of international deals that will launch fledgling television network Viceland into 51 new territories worldwide.

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Makeful unveils originals for summer slate

The Blue Ant Media-owned lifestyle net has added two original programs to its lineup this summer: Holiday Makeover (pictured) and Make it Big, Make it Small.

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Nat Geo, Discovery Canada prep Search for Atlantis

National Geographic Channel and Discovery Canada have greenlit director Simcha Jacobovici’s (pictured, right) forthcoming documentary Search for Atlantis. (Pictured left: EP James Cameron)

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Bomanbridge, Omnifilm ink distrib deal

Singapore-based Bomanbridge Media strikes a partnership with Canada’s Omnifilm Entertainment.

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Hot Docs, Blue Ice, NYT Op-Docs team on African doc shorts fund

The fund will support a series of doc shorts from African filmmakers that will be showcased on the NYT’s Emmy-awarded digital forum. (Pictured: Rama Thiaw’s Whose Country?)

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Ed Barreveld to receive 2016 Hot Docs’ Don Haig Award

The Toronto-based, Emmy-nominated producer (pictured) will receive a $10,000 cash prize.

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Trailblazing filmmaker Don Owen passes away

Toronto-born filmmaker Owen, co-director of Ladies and Gentlemen… Mr. Leonard Cohen, has passed away at the age of 84.

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Boat Rocker inks deal for Xploration Station

Boat Rocker Rights has acquired the worldwide distribution rights for series across Fox’s Xploration Station programming block from Steve Rotfeld Productions. (Awesome Planet pictured.)

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Loud, Frantic Films ink strategic deal

Loud TV has secured a strategic development and production deal with Winnipeg- and Toronto-based production outfit Frantic Films. (Pictured L-R: Loud TV’s Nick Rigg, Frantic Films’ Jamie Brown)


RIDM’s Charlotte Selb to take leave

Bruno Dequen and Marie-Laure Tittley will helm programming for the next edition of the festival while Selb (pictured) takes a leave of absence.