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Stingray granted broadcasting licence

The CRTC has also approved the discretionary services licence application for music channel Vintage TV.

M/M from Drew Lint and Film Forge

Film Republic picks up Film Forge thriller M/M

The U.K.-based sales agent will shop the debut feature from Drew Lint at the European Film Market next month.

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Sinking Ship on deck to distribute The Unlisted

The kids series is produced by Aquarius Films, the Australian prodco behind the Oscar-nominated feature Lion.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Jan. 8 to 14, 2018

The Big Bang Theory leads the pack at #1, meanwhile Murdoch Mysteries and The Launch earn spots at #18 and #21.

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Frantic Films names new VP factual development

The Baroness Von Sketch Show prodco has promoted Courtney Hicks to the role.

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Wynonna Earp charges into Calgary for round three

Seven 24 Films’ supernatural western will shoot in the Stampede City until May.

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Netflix adds 8.3M subs in Q4 2017

The streamer saw record quarterly subscriber growth, and plans to invest billions more in content, marketing and tech.

PJ Masks season two from eOne

PJ Masks flies into production on season three

Season two of the eOne and Frog Box-produced series will launch on Disney Junior internationally and France5 in February.

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CraveTV adds new HBO titles to catalogue

Winter is coming to the streaming service as it adds Game of Thrones and other series to its slate.

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Deals: Breaking Glass Pictures, Films Transit, DHX Media

Breaking Glass takes U.S. rights to Yan England’s 1:54, plus new international deals inked for Bob the Builder and Fireman Sam.


In brief: Nova Scotia creates new screenwriter fund

Plus: Canadian films head to Berlin, and Alma Parvizian upped to managing partner at Touchwood PR.


Copros, foreign service drive growth in Manitoba

The industry has seen sustained growth over the past five years, and just posted its best production year on record.