Kelly Townsend

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AMI-tv’s fall schedule showcases originals in primetime slot

Episodes of Employable Me, Double Tap TV, Eyes for the Job and Our Community will all air in the 8 p.m. timeslot.

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Radio-Canada names Dany Meloul as general manager, television

Meloul will succeed outgoing GM Dominique Chaloult, who will depart the French-language pubcaster on Nov. 1.

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VIFF unveils its 2019 Canadian lineup

Andrew Huculiak’s Ash, Rodrigue Jean’s The Acrobat and the directorial debut of Anthony Shim are among the festival’s world premieres.

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Behind the launch of Stephen Ellis, Clark Bunting’s BirdDog

A closer look at the content and distribution strategy behind the new factual prodco and how the producers will take advantage of their broadcast and digital experience.

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The Twentieth Century lands international sales rep

Belgium-based Best Friend Forever has picked up global sales rights to Matthew Rankin’s feature debut ahead of its world premiere at TIFF’s Midnight Madness.

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Stephen Ellis, Clark Bunting launch factual prodco

BirdDog Media Ventures will look to capitalize on a growing demand for unscripted content in the international marketplace.

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Peacock Alley to produce YA series for Netflix

Tiny Pretty Things is now in production in Toronto and will star Canadian actors Lauren Holly and Jess Salgueiro (pictured).

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Radwanski’s latest to debut in TIFF’s Platform program

Anne at 13,000 ft. is the first Canadian feature selected for Platform since 2016 and will have its world premiere at the festival.

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Uninterrupted to build on Canada’s growing sports obsession

Chief content officer Vinay Virmani shares the digital sports brand’s content strategy and its plans to mentor young local filmmakers.

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Deals: Blue Ant, Gusto, Kew Media

Love Nature 4K expands in Asia, DNA Dinners lands another U.S. distributor and Kew Media reveals the global success of Leaving Neverland.

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Oscilloscope heads to The Twentieth Century

The Matthew Rankin-directed film was selected to world premiere at TIFF 2019 as part of its Midnight Madness program.

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Vincenzo Natali’s latest to world premiere at Fantastic Fest

The Texas festival will also host the world premiere of Super Channel original documentary Nail in the Coffin: The Fall and Rise of Vampiro.