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Brightlight, Myriad partner on The Kid Detective

Myriad Pictures will begin shopping the Adam Brody-starring project at next month’s European Film Market in Berlin.

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Ovation TV acquires Versailles season two

The U.S. net said the Canada/France copro’s debut episode was its most-watched telecast ever.

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How changing needs prompted Shaftesbury/Smokebomb to relocate

CEO Christina Jennings on how the company’s new digs have enhanced its production capabilities and brought its previously siloed digital and television divisions together.

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Bell Media acquires Rezolution’s Rumble

The feature doc about the role of Native Americans in popular music is set to make its world premiere at Sundance later this month.

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CSAs ’17: Orphan Black, Schitt’s Creek lead TV noms

The clone series topped the list with 14 nominations, while there were also strong showings for Kim’s Convenience, 19-2, Vikings and Letterkenny.

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Quebecor Content ups Yann Paquet

The long-time VP of acquisitions will handle international development in the expanded role.

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Digital District acquires Mokko Studio

The France-based VFX company, which worked on Oscar-winner The Artist, is looking to expand its operations in Montreal with the acquisition.

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Deals: DHX, PNP, Farpoint, eOne

DHX Media licenses the 30-episode second season of Teletubbies to Nick Jr. in the U.S., plus more deals of the week.

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Lark Productions hires new VP, scripted

Veteran development exec Samantha Morris Mastai has been appointed to the newly created position, which is based in Toronto.

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Sky Vision to handle int’l sales on Bad Blood

The U.K. distributor will shop the New Metric and Sphere Media-produced scripted series at NAPTE next week.

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Insight, Bunim/Murray ink development deal

Under the non-exclusive agreement, the reality-focused prodcos will collaborate on unscripted formats for Canadian, U.S. and international markets.

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Corus posts below-estimate revenues for Q1

The consolidated company’s TV business reported a 5% revenue decline from the previous year.