Jordan Pinto

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Maudie

Mongrel sends Maudie to Europe, Asia, Middle East

The Canada/Ireland coproduction was picked up by distributors including Germany’s NFP and Japan’s Shochiku.

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Deals: Indiecan, 9 Story, D360, UFE

Indiecan acquires various rights to three documentaries, including Michael David Lynch’s Victor’s Walk, Hulu picks up season one of 9 Story’s Camp Lakebottom, plus more deals.

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EFM 2017: Canadian distributors in Berlin

Playback checks in with 108 Media, Marina Cordoni, A71, D Films and Breakthrough about what they’re shopping, what they’re looking for and where they see opportunities in the market.

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Sinking Ship’s 4Player in the works at Corus

The Toronto-based children’s producer has inked a development deal for its single-camera sitcom, created by Vivieno Caldinelli and Mark De Angelis.

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CBC, Netflix ready Anne reboot

Executive producers Miranda de Pencier and Moira Walley-Beckett talk late-night deal making, remaking the iconic series for 2017 and the potential of more seasons.

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Travelers heads to season two

Production on the Showcase original will begin in Vancouver this March.

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Telefilm to up Indigenous funding to $4M

The funding body is quadrupling the allowance for feature film production and marketing financing for Indigenous content.

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Photo gallery: ACTRA in L.A.

A selection of photos from the Northern Lights Social in Hollywood, which saw Kim Coates receive the 2017 ACTRA National Award of Excellence.

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Super Bowl ratings down 39% for Bell Media

The media co attributed the decline to the CRTC’s previous simsub ruling, and vows to continue to fight the decision.

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Kew Media to pursue further acquisitions

There are 16 other potential deals in the works as the media co seeks to tackle TV for an SVOD world.

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Deals: Breakthrough, AMBI, Guru Studio, Seville

Canada/U.K. copro Ride nets a three-book publishing deal in the U.S., Open Road Films acquires AMBI’s Arctic Justice, plus more deals of the week.

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Frantic Films, BGM among six to be acquired by Kew Media

Under the proposed transaction, Kew will bring a number of Canada’s most prominent unscripted and branded-content producers under its umbrella.