Jordan Pinto

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John Brunton

Insight eyes China, N.A. millennials with Youngster launch

CEO John Brunton on filling the niche opportunity with young parents and building a content platform that appeals to advertisers.

Michael Ellenberg

Bron partners with Michael Ellenberg to launch new prodco

The B.C. company is partnering with the man behind Westworld, True Detective and Big Little Lies for its first foray into the television market.

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Corus picks up broadcast rights to Star Wars franchise

The media co revealed the six-year, 11-picture deal at its Thursday night upfront.

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Upfronts ’17: Inside Bell’s feel-good sked

Execs from the company weigh in on building the new Bell Media Studios brand and how This is Us set the tone for programming 2017/18.

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Boat Rocker Rights sells 400 hours of factual abroad

The news comes as the company looks to ramp up both its distribution and production of unscripted content.

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Deals: Level Film, Sinking Ship

Toronto distributor LevelFilm acquires domestic rights to Sergio Navarretta’s feature The Colossal Failure of the Modern Relationship, plus more deals.

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Action-adventure SuperGrid shooting in Regina

The project reunites WolfCop writer/director Lowell Dean and producer Hugh Patterson, with Raven Banner handling Canadian distribution and foreign sales.

The Drill Down

Omnia short-form originals bound for CBC Life, Makeful

The Blue Ant-owned digital content studio created the 72-video slate in association with the pubcaster.

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Carmilla feature rolling in T.O.

Shaftesbury’s Christina Jennings on the movie’s fall release and aging up the target audience.

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Hello Destroyer nabs five prizes at 2017 Leos

Kevan Funk’s debut feature won awards for best picture and best direction. Who else walked away with a trophy?

Noel Hodges

Noel Hedges named EVP of acquisitions, eOne Television

The former SVP of acquisitions at Cineflix Rights and ITV Studios will oversee teams in Toronto and London, U.K.

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Upfronts ’17: Bell Media makes a trio of specialty pickups

Superman prequel series Krypton will launch next year on Space, while the media co also bought two new shows for Bravo.