Inside eOne’s Goon 2 promo push
The distributor hopes its social strategy and physical footprint will help draw new and established audiences to the sequel.
JFL, CBC to produce Canada 150 comedy special
Stand-Up on Guard for Thee, hosted by Daniel Levy, will air on the pubcaster this summer.
HGTV Canada preps two new originals
Save My Reno and Backyard Builds have been added to the specialty channel’s spring lineup.
Quebecor Media sees revenues decline slightly in Q4
The company’s overall revenues increased 3.2%, driven by growth in the telecom business.
Production underway on season two of Van Helsing
Rookie Blue alum Missy Peregrym joins the cast of the drama, which airs on Netflix and Super Ecran in Canada.
Rockie Awards add new $25K prize
All submissions from indie Canadian producers will be eligible for the new award.
Bron Creative boards The Nightingale
The Vancouver-based company will exec produce and co-finance the period thriller from The Babadook writer/director Jennifer Kent.
Blue Ant adds 160 hours to slate
The distributor has added its first scripted program to its catalogue, along with a bevy of natural history and factual programming.
Programming profile: CraveTV
Playback catches up with Mike Cosentino and Tracey Pearce at Bell Media to find out how the largest Canadian-owned SVOD is differentiating itself from the pack.
CMF, BAI invest $170K in TV projects
Farpoint Films and Cream Productions are two of the Canadian prodcos that have received funding through the Canada-Ireland codevelopment incentive.
Juste la Fin du Monde, Tatiana Maslany win at CSAs ’17
The Canada majority copro with France took home six trophies Sunday night, while Maslany was awarded for her work on the big and small screens.
NCFD 150 launches Canada-wide promo campaign
In addition to TV spots directed by famous Canadians, several large-screen installations showing clips of Canadian films will appear in cities across the country.