Jillian Morgan

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Kew Media Distribution ups Graham Begg to SVP post

In the newly created position, Begg will oversee acquisitions for scripted, non-scripted, documentary and factual content, in addition to advising on business development initiatives.

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Kevin MacLellan departs NBCU; domestic and international operations to merge

As part of the shift, NBCUniversal Content Studios Chairman Bonnie Hammer adds International Studios to her purview alongside vice chairman George Cheeks.

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Netflix offers $2B in debt to fund content acquisitions, production

Last week the streamer reported its debt had reached USD$12.4 billion as of Sept. 30.

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Blue Ant Studios names Laura Michalchyshyn as CCO

The veteran producer and TV exec will oversee creative across multiple Blue Ant Media businesses and co-manage Blue Ant Studios alongside co-president Sam Sniderman.

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eOne buys U.S. unscripted prodco Blackfin

With the acquisition, Geno McDermott, founder and CEO of New York-based Blackfin, will serve as eOne’s president of U.S. alternative programming – unscripted television.

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AMC restructures Studios operations, David Madden exits

The U.S. company is merging its Studios operation with its Entertainment Networks group.

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B.C. Scene: Funniest Videos host directs MOW that hits close to home

Vancouver: Canadian Bob Saget was in Vancouver this month making his dramatic directorial debut on another disease-of-the-week mow for abc. An odd choice, you might think, for the man who laugh-tracks it through America’s Funniest Home Videos each week. But the…

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B.C. Scene: New database Internet service wows Vancouver film industry

Vancouver: Entrepreneur Aerock Fox had difficulty breaking into the b.c. film business as a producer, but judging by the phenomenal turnout and industry reaction at the launch of his new film industry Internet service in Vancouver late last month, Fox has…

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B.C. Scene: Mt. Waddington forms backdrop for Annaud’s true tale of Tibet

Vancouver: When renowned French filmmaker Jean-Jacques Annaud (The Lover, The Bear) was unceremoniously ‘kicked out’ of India this month – even though he was well into preproduction on his film adaptation of the novel Seven Years In Tibet – Vancouver became…

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B.C. Scene: Western hitmaker Ransen irked he must look to the east for funds

Vancouver: Producer/director/writer Mort Ransen is busy trying to get his next project, Shegalla Summer, off the ground in time to shoot this summer. The dramatic film, written by first-time Vancouver screenwriter Joan Hopper, is about a man who escapes from a…

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B.C. Scene: Spring production fever begins with a vengeance

Vancouver: A fleet of new pilots and mows rolled out onto the streets of Vancouver this month, marking the beginning of another frantic spring/summer production season on the West Coast….

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B.C. Scene: Rumble at the box office as action-comedy film takes off

Vancouver: Shan Tam and Michael Parker, the wife/husband team at Maple Ridge Films, were gloating this month as Rumble In the Bronx, the action-comedy they line produced here two years ago starring Hong Kong superstar Jackie Chan cuffed its way into…