Jordan Pinto

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Raja Khanna on bringing Dark Slope into the light

Serial entrepreneur Khanna discusses the formation of the new VR and AR company, which just added Steven DeNure to its board of directors.

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Screen Media acquires all U.S. rights to Akash Sherman’s Clara

The sci-fi feature, produced by Serendipity Point Films, will get a day-and-date theatrical release.

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CBC builds out kids content strategy, starting with a ‘Detention’

LoCo Motion Pictures and Broken Compass Films’ Detention Adventure will be the first kids scripted series to debut exclusively on Gem.

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DHX highlights Peanuts deal, new business structure in Q2 report

A process is underway to reorganize the Halifax-based company into two separate subsidiaries, one for studios and TV channels, and another for digital and content assets.

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marblemedia looks to YouTube to fast-track speed to market

The company’s YouTube channel has been CAVCO-certified, a move its co-CEO says will help it bypass barriers in a slow commissioning climate.

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Trish Williams joins CBC as exec director of scripted

The former Bell Media and Temple Street exec will oversee CBC’s drama, comedy and film teams across linear and long-form streaming content.

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Bob Higgins takes lead of kids and family unit at Boat Rocker

The company has also folded its kid-focused subsidiary Radical Sheep into the kids and family division.

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How Canada’s costume designers earned the gala treatment

A decade after its formation, the Canadian Alliance of Film & Television Costume Arts & Design will holds its first annual awards this weekend.

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The Nut Job butters up for the small screen

Canadian studios Toonbox and Pipeline have unveiled a joint venture to collaborate on new projects from existing IP, including The Nut Job franchise.

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Barb Williams to join CBC as EVP

Williams, who announced her retirement from Corus Entertainment in October, will assume the new role in May.

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9 Story buys Asian animation studio BASE

The deal marks 9 Story’s first acquisition in Asia and takes its total employee count to more than 1,000 internationally.

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Media leaders, Netflix spar on Prime Time stage

CBC’s Catherine Tait accused the streamer of “cultural imperialism” while Stephane Cardin argued that Netflix’s business is good business for producers.