Hulu picks up Pure
The CBC drama, produced by Two East Productions and Cineflix Media, will air in the U.S. exclusively on the SVOD.
CBC issues apology after Story of Us backlash
Series producer Bristow Global Media has also issued a statement following complaints that the series has misrepresented certain groups.
Space preps Killjoys, Dark Matter returns
The Bell Media specialty has set June premiere dates for the series, which also air on U.S. net Syfy.
In Brief: Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund recipients named
Ann Shin’s My Enemy My Brother and Van Royko’s Pipe Dreams are among the features selected, plus more news.
YMA to honour DeNure, Horodyski
The DHX Media president and COO and Ben’s At Home director will receive special awards at a gala in May.
Ontario has record film, TV production year
Productions in the province have contributed more than $1 billion to the economy for the sixth consecutive year.
Deals: PNP, Savoy Entertainment, AeroCinema
AeroCinema grabs worldwide distribution rights to the feature doc 25 Missions, plus more deals.
CBC debuts new digital original Save Me
Geared at women 35 to 55, iThentic’s “traumcom” boasts an impressive cast of Canadian faces.
CMPA strikes deal with Alberta labour union
After two years of negotiations, the producers’ association has signed an agreement designed to bring stability and appeal to foreign productions.
Boost rolls onto screens in Montreal
The Montreal-set, English-language feature hails from the team behind Oscar-winner The Lady in Number 6.
What to keep in mind when choosing the next CRTC chair
Industry groups are calling for gender balance, greater visible minority presence and a stronger background in media production for upcoming appointments.
Canadian Academy ups Louis Calabro
As VP, programming, the long-time Academy exec will oversee year-round events and special programs.