Lauren Malyk

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Picnic at hanging rock

Deals: Bravo, Raven Banner, Blue Ant Media

Canadian writer/director Larysa Kondracki serves as showrunner on the Australian drama Picnic At Hanging Rock, which debuts on Bravo next month, plus more.

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CRTC names Christianne M. Laizner vice-chairperson of telecom

Laizner, who recently served as interim telecommunications vice-chairperson, is the first woman to fill the role on a permanent basis.

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Spin Master’s Paw Patrol, Rusty Rivets among Nickelodeon renewals

The U.S. network also greenlit a second season of 9 Story Media’s Top Wing.

United We Fan

In brief: United We Fan to make U.S. debut at AFI Docs

Plus: Inside Out introduces its inaugural Innovation Award, Canadian projects head to the New York Television Festival and more.

The New Romantic

The Orchard picks The New Romantic

The New York-headquartered indie distributor has acquired the U.S. rights to Carly Stone’s debut rom-com.

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Blue Ant International pre-sells Orangutan Jungle School

Commissioned by Love Nature, the docu-soap about a group of orphaned orangutans is currently in production in Borneo.

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Cameras roll on Ingrid Veninger’s seventh film

Before We Think, produced by pUNK Films, is currently in production in Barcelona.

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Industry orgs file complaint to the CRTC against the Bell Fund

CMPA, TVO and others argue the fund’s TV program favours major production funders in its process of determining which projects receive funding.

The Birdwatcher

Indiecan Entertainment catches The Birdwatcher

The Toronto-based indie distributor has picked up the North American rights to Siobhan Devine’s debut feature.

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Creative BC, Irish Film Board partner on co-development fund

At least half of the funding will go to projects with a female writer or director attached.

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In brief: Netflix boards Canadian Academy’s apprenticeship program

Plus: The Toronto Screenwriting Conference announces its Magee TV winners, Cineplex gives Sharkwater: Extinction a fall release and Deluxe adds to its Vancouver team.

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White Pine, Ballinran partner on limited series

The duo are teaming up to develop and produce a series based on Richard B. Wright’s award-winning novel, Clara Callan.