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Hulu picks up Wattpad hit

The U.S. streamer has given a 10-episode order to the thriller Light as a Feather, with Wattpad’s Aron Levitz (pictured) and Eric Lehrman among the exec producers.

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Quebecor revenues grow in Q1

The company reported revenues of $1.01 billion on the back of gains in its telecommunications business, as well as subscriber growth for Club Illico.

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WGC names Dennis Heaton new president

The Vancouver-based showrunner replaces outgoing president Jill Golick, whose term expired last week.

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The Launch takes the stage for season two

Songs released through the show have now garnered a total of around 12 million streams online, according to Bell Media.

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White Pine Pictures options Kim Moritsugu novel

The Toronto prodco is adapting the dark comedy The Showrunner as a scripted television series.

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Media revenues stable in BCE’s Q1 financials

Bell Media’s operating revenues dipped slightly to $749 million in Q1 as overall growth in subscriber revenues offset declines in the ad market.

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Unscripted SVOD service Hayu to launch in Canada

Following launches in markets including the U.K. and Australia, the reality-focused platform from NBCUniversal International will arrive in Canada before year’s end.

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Marianne Culbert joins Portfolio Entertainment

The veteran production executive has joined the Toronto company as VP, production.

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CBC greenlights Canada’s Smartest Person Junior

Produced by Toronto’s Media Headquarters, the hour-long series is expected to debut on the pubcaster in fall 2018.

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Hot Docs unveils $2M fund for Canadian, international doc makers

The new program, Hot Docs Partners, aims to connect financiers with feature-length projects, with Toronto’s Blue Ice Docs signing on as the lead investor.

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Hot Docs, Netflix partner on Canadian Storytellers Project

The five-year initiative aims to create funding and professional-development opportunities for under-represented documentary filmmakers.

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Bron adds to exec teams in Vancouver, L.A.

Among the hires is the former director of finance at Force Four, Priscila Costa Lima, who joins the company as SVP, corporate finance.