Jordan Pinto

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Indigenous voices on the rise: Eagle Vision

Taken exec producers Lisa Meeches and Kyle Irving talk staying ahead of storytelling trends, using critical acclaim to build opportunities and the work that still needs to be done.

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Raven Banner pacts with 9 Light, Red Motion

The new production entity Hangar 18 Media aims to leverage the companies’ development, production and distribution businesses to create original content.

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Cameras rolling on You Me Her season three

Canadian filmmaker Sara St. Onge returns to direct the entire season of the eOne comedy.

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Deals: Elevation, Portfolio, Boat Rocker

Elevation Pictures unveils a TIFF pickup, Sony Pictures Television sells X Company into the U.K., plus more deals.

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L.A. prodco Kickstart invests in Relish Interactive

The companies are now collaborating on a long-form animated series based on Relish’s interactive storybook The Incredible Tales of Weirdwood Manor.

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In Brief: Less Bland docuseries gets premiere date

Plus: Vancouver film fest unveils its 2017 BC Spotlight film and a new variety of tulip is named in honour of Canada copro Tulipani.

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Bell Media, Motion Content unveil original programming pact

Under the deal, the media co’s in-house production teams will create linear, digital and social IP for international distribution via the GroupM-owned investment and rights management company.

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TIFF ’17: Why Long Time Running was a sprint for Banger Films

The Toronto prodco’s co-founder Scot McFadyen talks about jumping straight into production, leaving the directing to others and building the Canadian mythology.

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Canadian projects head to Busan

Ingrid Veninger’s Porcupine Lake and Kathleen Hepburn’s Never Steady, Never Still are among those headed to the South Korean festival.

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CBC rejigs royalty deals

The pubcaster is dropping profit participation and retransmission royalties from its deals with indie producers.

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CMF inks development pact with NFVF

The $120,000 fund is an extension of the existing copro treaty with South Africa, which has produced titles such as The Book of Negroes and Winnie.

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CBC reveals second wave of Breaking Barriers recipients

Red Snow from Metis-Cree filmmaker Marie Clements was one of three projects to receive financing through the fund for underrepresented creators.