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CBC Breaking Barriers fund names new senior director

Mehernaz Lentin will lead the fund for under-represented creators, replacing interim senior director Helen du Toit.

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Muse-produced series in development with NBCUniversal

The drama project American Disaster was developed through the Montreal-based company’s L.A. office.

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Zacharias Kunuk wins TFCA’s Technicolor Clyde Gilmour Award

The Inuk filmmaker’s credits include Maliglutit, which made its world premiere in the Platform program at TIFF ’16.

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eOne, Gotham Group adapting The Lying Game for TV

The global studio and the L.A.-based management and production firm will coproduce the TV adaptation of Ruth Ware’s novel.

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Hot Sheet: Top Canadian films Nov. 17 to 23, 2017

Pieds nus dans l’aube is at #1, with Nous sommes les autres at #2 and Les affames at #3.

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Rodeo FX expanding to Europe with new studio

The Montreal-based visual effects company is opening a new space in Munich, Germany as it looks to tap into a larger pool of VFX artists.

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The Launch gets mid-season premiere on CTV

The first episode of the music competition series will air in simulcast on CTV, CTV Two and Much on Jan. 10.

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Gusto preps holiday schedule

The food channel’s Christmas lineup includes specials from MasterChef Canada judge Michael Bonacini and British chef Jamie Oliver.

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Allarco creditor protection extended

The parent company of Super Channel has received an extension on its stay of proceedings until Feb. 28.

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Shannon Valliant joins Boat Rocker as CFO

Valliant, who previously served in a number of executive roles at Rogers Communications, will report to CEO John Young in the newly created position.

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Deals: CraveTV, Incendo, DHX

CraveTV has acquired the exclusive Canadian rights to the Jason Alexander-starring comedy Hit the Road, plus more deals.

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Cameras rolling on Anne season two

The CBC and Netflix series, produced by Northwood Entertainment, will film across Ontario and Prince Edward Island until March 2018.