Jordan Pinto

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Judith LaRocque named interim CRTC chair

LaRocque will head up the commission as it looks for a permanent successor for former chair Jean-Pierre Blais.

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HBO Europe acquires first film in Breakthrough’s Anne trilogy

The TV movie is headed to 14 European countries, following broadcast pickups in the U.S. and U.K. and theatrical runs in Japan, Australia and New Zealand.

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Food Network Canada cancels You Gotta Eat Here!

The John Catucci-hosted series, which earlier this year won the Canadian Screen Award for best lifestyle series, will not return for a sixth season.

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Banff ’17: Breaking down the techy future of content

Between voice search, AI and Facebook commissioning scripted content, media leaders assess technology challenges and opportunities on the horizon.

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Banff ’17: Int’l buyers talk commissioning strategies

Execs from NBC, Lifetime and Discovery weigh in on what shows they’re looking for and how they’re trying to distinguish their brands in a crowded market.

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2017 Indie List: The year in review

Through the ebbs and flows of another (typically) unpredictable year in the world of Canadian content production, Playback gives you an inside look at who’s spending what and where.

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Insight eyes China, N.A. millennials with Youngster launch

CEO John Brunton on filling the niche opportunity with young parents and building a content platform that appeals to advertisers.

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Bron partners with Michael Ellenberg to launch new prodco

The B.C. company is partnering with the man behind Westworld, True Detective and Big Little Lies for its first foray into the television market.

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Corus picks up broadcast rights to Star Wars franchise

The media co revealed the six-year, 11-picture deal at its Thursday night upfront.

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Upfronts ’17: Inside Bell’s feel-good sked

Execs from the company weigh in on building the new Bell Media Studios brand and how This is Us set the tone for programming 2017/18.

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Boat Rocker Rights sells 400 hours of factual abroad

The news comes as the company looks to ramp up both its distribution and production of unscripted content.

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Deals: Level Film, Sinking Ship

Toronto distributor LevelFilm acquires domestic rights to Sergio Navarretta’s feature The Colossal Failure of the Modern Relationship, plus more deals.