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Shaw Media to cancel Ice Pilots NWT after sixth season


The McBryan family and Buffalo Airways docu-series will be grounded following the conclusion of its upcoming season.

Six docs vie for VIFF’s first Impact Award


The films, including Sturla Gunnarsson’s Monsoon and Harold Crooks’ The Price We Pay, will compete for a $5,000 cash prize.

DHX Media earnings, revenues up on digital library content sales


The indie producer snagged a full-year contribution of $3.66 million from YouTube.

How agile digital producers innovate with non-official coproductions


Canadians, no strangers to the coproduction, are urged via a new industry guide to collaborate with foreign projects on interactive digital media content.

Radio-Canada’s Louise Lantagne to join Attraction


The TV head at the French language pubcaster is to join the major Quebec film and TV producer Attraction Images.

Corner Gas production execs Brent Haynes and Louise Clark reunite


The former Comedy Network topper inks a first-look deal with Lark Productions. (Corner Gas cast pictured)

Portfolio picks up more You Gotta Eat Here!


The indie distributor acquires the third and fourth seasons of the Food Network Canada series.

Archstone takes int’l sales rights to Sean Garrity’s Borealis


The Los Angeles sales agent also sold Garrity and Jonas Chernick’s 2012 comedy My Awkward Sexual Adventure into 30 territories worldwide. (Chernick pictured)

Alcina Pictures rolls camera on revenge thriller in Norway


The cast for the Canada-Nordic coproduction from writer-director Kjersti Steinsbo includes Siren Jorgensen and Frode Winther.

Shomi unveils content deal for FX, FXX series


The catalog deal with 20th Century Fox Television Distribution gives the Canadian SVOD player exclusive streaming rights to FX and FXX shows. (The Strain‘s Natalie Brown pictured.)

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