Jordan Pinto

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Consumer spending on online video to increase: report

The demand for original content from major streaming services will cause consumer content spending to increase 12.6% annually between 2015 and 2020.

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Deals: Portfolio, PNP, Radio-Canada

Portfolio inks a raft of international sales, Pacific Northwest Pictures nabs theatrical rights to a buzzy U.K. drama, plus more.

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Aircraft eyes an older demo with new digital series

The prodco is looking to diversify and reach an 18-to-35-year-old audience with the release of the 1970s-set comedy Terrific Women.

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Cameras roll on Summer of ’84

The Vancouver-shot thriller starring Rich Sommer is produced by Brightlight Pictures and Gunpowder & Sky.

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Bell Media nabs detective procedural Carter for Bravo

Cameras are rolling in North Bay, ON on the hour-long TV drama, produced by Amaze Film + Television.

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Corus SVPs John MacDonald, Susan Schaefer to exit

The Toronto-based media co also confirmed Amy Sutton’s departure and announced a number of structural changes.

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First Generation adapting Scaachi Koul essay collection for TV

The Toronto prodco has optioned the rights to One Day We’ll All Be Dead And None of This Will Matter, tapping Koul to pen the small-screen version.

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Vice Studio Canada expands to Quebec market

Michael Kronish, who currently heads up the company’s Toronto studio, will relocate to Montreal in September to lead the expansion.

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On the Slate: Item 7

After producing four features and one short in 12 months, the Montreal film prodco is turning its development eye towards scripted TV and animated projects.

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VisionTV greenlights Longevity Road Trip

Cameras are rolling in Peru, California, Bimini, the Cap d’Agde and St. Lucia on the five-part documentary series, executive produced by Moses Znaimer.

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Deals: DHX, Super Channel, Fight Network

DHX closes its $345 million purchase of the entertainment division of Iconix Brand Group, plus more deals.

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First Take Entertainment takes a slice of Little Italy

eOne is set to handle domestic distribution on the Donald Petrie-directed rom-com about a couple whose romance is complicated by their parent’s competing pizza restaurants.