Tricon granted creditor protection
The Toronto-based producer-distributor has claimed insolvency and is seeking an extended stay of proceedings to sell its library.
Super Channel restructures executive team
Donald McDonald adds the role of COO, taking over duties from former president and chief operating officer Malcolm Knox, who left the company in September.
ABC greenlights Thunderbird series Somewhere Between
The Vancouver-shot drama series, which is based on a South Korean format, was given a straight-to-series order.
Fantasia partners with Cannes film market on packaging program
Twelve projects will be featured in the inaugural edition of the horror-focused market, including Casey Walker-directed Some Kind of Madness.
Deals: CraveTV, Proper, 9 Story, Willson
Bell Media acquires 10-part psychic drama Shut Eye for CraveTV, 9 Story sells more than 200 episodes internationally, plus more deals.
Photo gallery: CMPA year-end party
Check out who made it to the association’s holiday gathering to toast 2016.
BravoFACTUAL distributes $500K across 11 projects
Byron Hamel’s If I Go Missing and Kathryn Martin’s Hip Hop Speak are among the short documentaries to receive funding.
David Brown named CEO of Blue Ant-owned Omnia Media
Brown, the former head of YouTube Canada, has joined the L.A.-based company alongside three additional executives.
CTV drops Cardinal debut into mid-season lineup
The six-part drama series, produced by Sienna Films and eOne, will take Designated Survivor‘s spot in a bid to capture some of the juggernaut’s audience.
In brief: Canadians at Slamdance; Prasuhn joins CMU
Daniel Warth’s Dim the Fluorescents (pictured) will screen in competition at the Utah festival, the former VP and GM of Gusto TV finds a new gig, plus more news from the week.
Bristow Global Media adds advisory board
With BGM in post-production on Canada: The Story of Us and Hockey Wives season three, Julie Bristow talks about plans for 2017 and beyond.
TFCA names best Canadian feature finalists
Matt Johnson’s Operation Avalanche is one of three films competing for the $100,000 prize at the Toronto Film Critics Association’s annual awards.