Jordan Pinto

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Temple Street nabs TV rights to Kelley Armstrong’s Rockton novels

Boat Rocker Studios’ scripted arm has tapped showrunner Julie Puckrin (pictured) to adapt the series.

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Cameras roll in Nova Scotia on Spinster

Penned by Jennifer Deyell and directed by Andrea Dorfman, the feature-length comedy is toplined by U.S. actress and comedian Chelsea Peretti.

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Indie List 2018: How eOne reshaped its business

Darren Throop on how the global studio set the table for future growth, prying open the doors between Canada, Hollywood and the world.

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Indie List 2018: The Year in Review

Canada’s kids biz holds steady in the face of commissioning declines, service work rises and more industry trends from Playback‘s annual survey.

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Upfronts ’18: Corus unveils Canadian originals, international pickups

Updated: The media co’s commissions included a culinary series from Proper Television, as well as a greenlight for the third and final season of Mary Kills People.

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CRTC’s Ian Scott on creating a more sustainable Canadian system

Industry groups weigh in on the commission’s future programming models report.

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CRTC recommends telecoms contribute to Cancon

In its report on future distribution models, the commission suggested restructuring the content funding system and replacing prescriptive licensing.

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Corus, Bell Media cancel deal for French-language specialty channels

The termination of the purchase agreement comes less than a week after the Competition Bureau blocked the transaction.

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John Tory unveils xoTO Schools initiative

The partnership between the City and the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) gives access to 11 filming locations across the city.

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Sebastien Pilote feature to premiere in competition at Karlovy Vary

La disparition des lucioles, the third feature from the Quebec director, lines up against 11 other projects in the festival’s main competition program.

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Paranormal docuseries The Other Side heads to season five

Filming is underway in Halifax on new episodes of the APTN series produced by Angel Entertainment and Redcloud Studios.

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Bill Lundy joins Pier 21

The former production executive for comedy series at Bell Media has been tapped to lead the prodco’s development team.