Jordan Pinto

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CRTC renews licences for DHX-owned channels

The commission set PNI spending at 13% of the previous year’s revenues, mandating that half of that be independently produced.

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U.K.’s Universal TV picks up Burden of Truth

The legal drama, produced by ICF Films, eOne and Eagle Vision, debuts on the U.K. channel next month.

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Behind the NFB’s big jump in audience engagement

The producer’s various properties garnered 67.6 million views overall in 2017/18, up 13.6 million from the prior year.

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Private Eyes sees ratings uptick as season two resumes

Through the first three episodes this year, audience numbers for the detective series are up 21% compared to the first three episodes last year.

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eOne acquires remaining stake in Sierra Pictures

The Toronto company has also appointed Sierra principals Nick Meyer and Marc Schaberg to oversee its film operations globally.

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Edmonton industry eyes expansion with revival of screen-based fund

The $3.9 million investment is meant to stimulate the local sector and allow companies to grow their original-IP slates, said Edmonton Screen Industries Office CEO Josh Miller.

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Bell Fund distributes $4.1M across 23 digital projects

Gearshift Films’ Gay Mean Girls, N5 Pictures’ The Runner and Attraction Images’ Fourchette were among the recipients in the inaugural round of the Short-Form Digital Series (Fiction) Program.

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Why CBC went digital first with DCTV’s Northern Rescue

The 10-part family adventure series is the first original drama to debut exclusively on CBC’s streaming platforms.

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Consolidated revenues dip 4% for Corus in Q3 financials

Decreasing ad revenues in its TV business continued to weigh on the media company’s bottom line.

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Telefilm backs Sinking Ship’s Dino Dana movie

The feature, based on the television property about a young paleontologist-in-training, is filming in Toronto.

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Gusto TV to launch in Singapore

The rollout marks the first time Gusto has launched a linear channel outside of Canada.

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How local companies are taking advantage of B.C.’s production boom

For the first time in its history, Burnaby’s The Bridge Studios is fully occupied by a local prodco, Shawn Williamson’s Brightlight Pictures.