Jordan Pinto

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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.

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In Brief: Canadian Academy launches Apprenticeship for Women Directors

In other news of the week, Allan Joli-Coeur announced his departure from the Shaw Rocket Fund and Valerie Creighton will be feted by Toronto’s Female Eye Film Festival.

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How CBC thriller Caught went from page to production

After a number of holdups, the Take the Shot-produced limited-run series began shooting this week in Newfoundland.

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Quebecor Media Group picks up Blue Moon, Ransom

The broadcaster made 10 additions to its 2017/18 slate across TVA and addikTV.

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Cameras rolling in North Bay on Cardinal season two

Six more episodes of the thriller are scheduled to launch as part of CTV and Super Ecran’s 2017/18 season.

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Breaking Barriers-backed indie Angelique’s Isle enters production

The feature from Michelle Derosier and Marie-Helene Cousineau was one of three projects announced as part of CBC’s $7.5 million fund.

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Starz acquires All Governments Lie

The White Pine Pictures documentary also sold to a number of European and Asian broadcasters.

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Comet Entertainment partners with U.K. animation house Illuminated

Canada/U.K. coproduction Buddy and Elvis is slated to begin production later this year.

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Bell Media unveils L.A. Screenings pickups

The 13-title acquisition roster includes Tassie Cameron-created mystery thriller Ten Days in the Valley and The Big Bang Theory spinoff Young Sheldon.

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Judy Gladstone named executive director of DOC

She will replace the Documentary Organization of Canada’s outgoing exec director Pepita Ferrari.

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Allan Hopkins’ Indian Road Trip begins

Cameras are rolling in Merritt and the Lower Nicola Valley, B.C. on the Telefilm micro-budget comedy.