Kelly Townsend

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Wynonna Earp locked and loaded as production limbo ends

Bell Media’s Crave signs on as a producing partner for season four, while Cineflix Studios will coproduce and Cineflix Rights will handle international sales.

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Deals: Wattpad, Cineflix Rights, Nelvana

Wattpad unveils its latest deal, Cineflix Rights nabs the global distribution rights to an Israel-Iran copro and Nelvana signs on to expand the Slime Rancher brand.

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How Vanessa Piazza keeps her shingle steady

The producer discusses her development slate, including projects with Bell Media and Corus, and how she’s building out her prodco with the help of her eOne partnership.

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Northern Ontario film, TV nets $12.8 million in coin from province

The provincial government has invested in 10 projects in total, including the fourth season of Cardinal and copro feature Like a House on Fire.

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TFO president and CEO Glenn O’Farrell resigns

O’Farrell will leave his post on Aug. 16 to take the CEO role at an insurance agency in Toronto.

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In brief: WGC ratifies three-year IPA with CMPA

Plus: Technicolor launches L.A. studio, Letterkenny-inspired beer hits shelves in Alberta and Ontario, and more.

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Blood Quantum heads to Shudder

The horror streaming service has picked up the rights to the film in the U.S., U.K., Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

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Kristin Kreuk is looking ahead to a career behind the scenes

The Burden of Truth star and executive producer is steeping herself in every aspect of the production process as she lays the groundwork for a future in producing.

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Cineflix Rights inks deals with Eastern European broadcasters

The Cineflix Media U.K. distribution arm has sold more than 100 hours of content ahead of NATPE Budapest.

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Love Nature greenlights Stormborn from Scottish prodco

The three-part docuseries is produced by Maramedia and is set to premiere on the Blue Ant Media-owned channel in 2020.

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In brief: Running with Violet returns for season two

Plus: CMF adds former Bell Canada and Shaw Communications execs to its board of directors and Australia’s SBS Food acquires more Gusto content.

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Deals: Crave, Wattpad, Seven24, Blue Ant Media

Air Canada inks a new partnership with Crave, Wattpad extends to the Netherlands, Blue Ant Media unveils three new partnerships, and more.