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Bell Media acquires Rezolution’s Rumble

The feature doc about the role of Native Americans in popular music is set to make its world premiere at Sundance later this month.

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CSAs ’17: Orphan Black, Schitt’s Creek lead TV noms

The clone series topped the list with 14 nominations, while there were also strong showings for Kim’s Convenience, 19-2, Vikings and Letterkenny.

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Quebecor Content ups Yann Paquet

The long-time VP of acquisitions will handle international development in the expanded role.

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Digital District acquires Mokko Studio

The France-based VFX company, which worked on Oscar-winner The Artist, is looking to expand its operations in Montreal with the acquisition.

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Deals: DHX, PNP, Farpoint, eOne

DHX Media licenses the 30-episode second season of Teletubbies to Nick Jr. in the U.S., plus more deals of the week.

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Lark Productions hires new VP, scripted

Veteran development exec Samantha Morris Mastai has been appointed to the newly created position, which is based in Toronto.

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Sky Vision to handle int’l sales on Bad Blood

The U.K. distributor will shop the New Metric and Sphere Media-produced scripted series at NAPTE next week.

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Insight, Bunim/Murray ink development deal

Under the non-exclusive agreement, the reality-focused prodcos will collaborate on unscripted formats for Canadian, U.S. and international markets.

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Corus posts below-estimate revenues for Q1

The consolidated company’s TV business reported a 5% revenue decline from the previous year.

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In brief: Joly heads to China, Fight Xchange returns to Super Channel

The Minister of Canadian Heritage is accompanied on the trip by representatives from the NFB and Telefilm, Super Channel gets back in the cage with its MMA docuseries, and more.

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Rooftop Content to rep Farpoint feature internationally

The Amsterdam sales agent acquired the rights to Menorca, written and directed by John Barnard.

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Metropole Films adds Stephanie Trepanier

The hire comes on the heels of the news that the Quebec distributor’s former principal Charles Tremblay has launched a new company in collaboration with MK2.