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TV revenues steady for Corus in Q4

President and CEO Doug Murphy said Corus will continue to expand its slate of TV IP, with 11 Studios’ series set to launch in fiscal 2019.

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Jonathan Bronfman, Lon Molnar launch VFX studio

The new company, Monsters Aliens Robots Zombies (MARZ), will focus on high-end TV projects and is currently working on HBO’s Watchmen and Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy.

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New Metric expands development team

Beth Iley (pictured) will source and develop dramatic TV projects alongside the company’s VP of development Caroline Habib.

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In brief: Whoopi Goldberg to narrate Nelvana animated short film

Plus: Jim Henson Company boards Omnifilm and Reality Distortion Field’s Knights of Panterra, IMAX names a new president, and more.

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Channel Zero finds new HQ for CHCH-TV

Renovation and construction on the new site in Hamilton will begin in 2019, with the finished building set to be operational by spring of 2021.

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Netflix beats estimates, adds 7M global subs in Q3

The streaming giant attributed its strong performance in part to its romantic comedy-focused film slate.

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Buck hires new director of development

Emma Fleury, who most recently served as a development producer at RTR Media, will be tasked with expanding Buck’s scripted, unscripted and branded content slates.

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Media Ranch, Quebecor Content partner on format incubator

The winning project will receive financial backing from Quebecor Content to produce a proof-of-concept episode, with Media Ranch distributing the format internationally.

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Datsit Sphere acquires Go Films

President and CEO Bruno Dube said the purchase of the film-focused prodco will allow the company to expand its scope in local and global markets.

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Shaftesbury, Pope Productions unleash Rex

The eight-part series, commissioned by Citytv, is based on a European format about a detective and his hardworking dog.

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Ovation picks up two seasons of Frankie Drake

Season one of the Shaftesbury-produced drama debuts on the U.S. network in June 2019.

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Epic Story delves further into development with Bron investment

Ken Faier said the financial backing of Bron’s Ventures arm will advance his strategic goal of “creating billion-dollar” kids franchises.