Brightlight, Myriad partner on The Kid Detective
Myriad Pictures will begin shopping the Adam Brody-starring project at next month’s European Film Market in Berlin.
Ovation TV acquires Versailles season two
The U.S. net said the Canada/France copro’s debut episode was its most-watched telecast ever.
How changing needs prompted Shaftesbury/Smokebomb to relocate
CEO Christina Jennings on how the company’s new digs have enhanced its production capabilities and brought its previously siloed digital and television divisions together.
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.
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.
Quebecor Content ups Yann Paquet
The long-time VP of acquisitions will handle international development in the expanded role.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Corus posts below-estimate revenues for Q1
The consolidated company’s TV business reported a 5% revenue decline from the previous year.