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Grape Escapes

In Brief: Less Bland docuseries gets premiere date

Plus: Vancouver film fest unveils its 2017 BC Spotlight film and a new variety of tulip is named in honour of Canada copro Tulipani.

Love Island

Bell Media, Motion Content unveil original programming pact

Under the deal, the media co’s in-house production teams will create linear, digital and social IP for international distribution via the GroupM-owned investment and rights management company.

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TIFF ’17: Why Long Time Running was a sprint for Banger Films

The Toronto prodco’s co-founder Scot McFadyen talks about jumping straight into production, leaving the directing to others and building the Canadian mythology.

Porcupine Lake

Canadian projects head to Busan

Ingrid Veninger’s Porcupine Lake and Kathleen Hepburn’s Never Steady, Never Still are among those headed to the South Korean festival.

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CBC rejigs royalty deals

The pubcaster is dropping profit participation and retransmission royalties from its deals with indie producers.

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CMF inks development pact with NFVF

The $120,000 fund is an extension of the existing copro treaty with South Africa, which has produced titles such as The Book of Negroes and Winnie.

Marie Clements

CBC reveals second wave of Breaking Barriers recipients

Red Snow from Metis-Cree filmmaker Marie Clements was one of three projects to receive financing through the fund for underrepresented creators.

Gospel According to Andre

Deals: PNP forges a new partnership with Magnolia

In addition, Toronto’s LevelFilm has boarded the Norway/Canada coproduction The Northwoods and Northern Banner has nabbed Canadian rights to Mouly Surya’s latest.

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TIFF ’17: Wildling Pictures set to unveil its debut features

Three years after meeting at the Toronto fest, the prodco’s co-owners Matt Code and Kristy Neville are returning for the world premieres of Cardinals and Mary Goes Round.

Titan Stages

Cinespace to add two more studios to Kipling Avenue location

The company will add more than 50,000 square feet of additional space to its current facility, as well as a permanent underwater filming tank.

CBC Comedy Line Up

Comic universes collide as CBC preps fall comedy lineup

Talent from Kim’s Convenience, Mr. D, Rick Mercer Report and This Hour Has 22 Minutes meet on the Kim’s shop floor in the new ad spot.

Dian Cross-Massey

Sim Group purchases The Crossing Studios

The production services company is expanding into studio ownership, acquiring 400,000 square feet of space in Vancouver.