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CBC boards NSI’s New Indigenous Voices program

Continuing its investment in underrepresented Canadian creators, the national broadcaster will serve as the course’s lead sponsor on a three-year commitment.

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Former ACTRA president Jack Gray passes away

The screenwriter also led the creation of the Writers Guild of Canada in 1991.

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Deals: Raven Banner, MK2, UFE, pUNK Films

Raven Banner sells Jason William Lee’s The Evil In Us to seven territories, including the U.S., MK2 l Mile End acquires Oscar-nominee Tanna, plus more.

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Quebecor distributes $946K to four projects

CarpeDiem Film & TV’s follow up to its box-office hit La guerre des Tuques 3D is among the projects to receive funding.

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Super Channel preps sports-based sub-brand

The Edmonton-based company acquired the Canadian rights to the U.S. football franchise Legends Football League ahead of a planned April launch.

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Boat Rocker inks copro pact with Mobius.Lab

The Toronto company will jointly develop, finance and distribute a slate of 10 series for international markets.

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CBC reveals inaugural Breaking Barriers recipients

Writer/director Sook-Yin Lee’s feature film Octavio is Dead! is among three projects to receive production financing through the $7.5 million fund.

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Below Her Mouth inks raft of int’l deals

Netflix acquired the Serendipity Point Films feature in multiple territories, while the project also landed theatrical releases in the U.S., Japan and Germany.

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Great British Bake Off format headed to CBC

The Great Canadian Baking Show will go into production in May ahead of a fall 2017 premiere.

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Bron eyes expansion into television

With its film business expanding fast in Canada and the U.S., the Vancouver studio has announced a pair of L.A. hires to support the launch of a TV division.

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Deals: DHX Media, 9 Story, Squeeze

DHX is expanding the Teletubbies brand into video games, Squeeze inks more international deals for Cracke, plus more deals.

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I Am the Blues picked up for U.S. theatrical

The feature-length documentary, produced by Montreal’s EyeSteelFilm, is also set for a digital and home-video release via New York-based distribution outfit Film Movement.