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BravoFACT awards $493K across 10 shorts
Among the projects that received funding in this latest round are Nicole Dorsey’s Arlo Alone and Hannah Cheesman’s Emmy.
CMF sets program budget for 2016/17 at $371.2M
The funder has also announced it will introduce two new pilot programs for the coming year.
Production underway on Residue
The West Coast creature feature is the first in a planned trilogy of films. (Producer and star James Clayton pictured.)
Boat Rocker Media acquires Radical Sheep
The deal will see Radical Sheep become the original kids and family content arm of Boat Rocker Studios.
Capitalizing on critical buzz for Sleeping Giant’s release
Michael Robson, D Films’ SVP of acquisition and new business development, on the mass-media-supported distribution strategy for Andrew Cividino’s festival darling.
Production starts on new Mike Holmes series
The six-episode series will bow on HGTV Canada this fall.
Shaw Media orders ‘special’ serving of Chopped
The latest season of the Paperny Entertainment series will be made up entirely of special and themed episodes.
Making TV with an indie film prowess
Ari Lantos, Serendipity Point’s VP production, discusses the strategy behind the company’s first TV series, Four in the Morning. (Lantos pictured.)
Screen Nova Scotia names exec director
Erika Beatty will take the reins of the organization on April 4 in the newly created role.
Annedroids, Odd Squad nab Daytime Emmy noms
Other Canadian and Canadian copro series up for Daytime Emmy awards include Peg + Cat and Wild Kratts. (Annedroids pictured.)
Les Films Outsiders moves into features
Ca Sent La Coupe, by director Patrice Sauve, will shoot in Montreal this spring.