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CMF signs audiovisual agreement with Argentina’s INCAA

Signed during this week’s Canadian Heritage trade mission to Latin America, the deal will see the organizations establish a co-development incentive program.

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In Brief: The Order and Bajillionaires land premiere dates

Nomadic’s werewolf drama and Six Eleven Media’s kids comedy are set to debut this March, while Shredders of Metal will return for a second season.

Dance Revolution

Globomedia picks up Spanish rights to Dance Revolution

Globomedia signed the deal with Israel’s Armoza Formats, which is selling the Quebec dance-competition format internationally.

Apple streaming service expected to launch in spring: reports

Media outlets are reporting the tech giant may unveil its streaming service at a March event.

Dexter Ong

Wattpad strikes development deal with Huayi Brothers Korea

The companies will develop and coproduce Wattpad stories for the Korean market, with Wattpad Studios’ head of Asian operations Dexter Ong overseeing the partnership.

Kate Ross (L) and Fiona Reid (R) in Chateau Laurier

CMF invests in new seasons of Chateau Laurier, Gayl Pile

The funder invested a total of $10 million across 49 digital media projects in three different sections.

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Bingo Animation wins inaugural China Tales Incubator

Launched in 2018 by Nelvana, WeKids and Toon Boom Animation, the program aims to develop, produce and distribute content for global audiences.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Jan. 28 to Feb. 3, 2019

Murdoch Mysteries comes in at #22, followed by Cardinal and Coroner at #25 and #26, respectively.

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No Equal Entertainment options WWW series

Wynonna Earp and Lost Girl writer Shelley Scarrow will adapt Robert J. Sawyer’s sci-fi novels for TV.

Dorg Van Dango

Dorg Van Dango goes int’l with Nickelodeon

The Canada/Ireland copro from DHX Media and Cartoon Saloon is expected to be released around the world in 2020.

The Murders

NBCU International acquires The Murders for Europe and Africa

The Muse-produced series will air on Universal TV in the U.K. and Africa starting later this year.

La Course Des Tuques

La Course des Tuques zooms past $2.5M at the box office

The feature is the sequel to the 2015 box office hit La Guerre des Tuques.