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What’s at stake for the film and TV industry in the federal election?

With a number of moving parts, including the ongoing legislative review, industry heads weigh in on what the result could mean for the Canadian industry in the years ahead.

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Bakugan: Battle Planet sells internationally

The updated version of the animated TV series has also been renewed for a second season, which is expected to launch next year.

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International nets acquire new Property Brothers series

Cineflix Rights has sold Forever Home, produced by Scott Brothers Entertainment, to various Discovery Networks channels in Asia, Latin America and Asia.

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Corus inks key factual deals ahead of MIPCOM

Corus Studios sold 20 hour-long episodes of its competition series Fire Masters to Cooking Channel in the U.S., in addition to licensing nine other shows globally.

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‘The Body Remembers’ wins two awards in VIFF’s BC Spotlight

Zacharias Kunuk’s One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk picked up the festival’s top Canadian film prize and Emerging Canadian Director went to Heather Young for Murmur.

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How Nail in the Coffin is helping Raven Banner with its next step

Raven Banner managing partner Michael Paszt discusses how his feature directorial debut came together and what it means for the distributor and international sales agent.

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Portfolio branches into adult animation with Doomsday Brothers

The post-apocalyptic series, commissioned by Corus, is part of a larger drive to diversify its content offerings in a market hungry for adult-focused animated content, says CEO Lisa Olfman.

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CTV greenlights season three of Corner Gas Animated

Meanwhile, IMDb TV has acquired the Corner Gas franchise as an IMDb original in the U.S., with the live-action sitcom and film to launch on Oct. 15.

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Playback Fall 2019: The future of Canadian film in an OTT world

Our fall issue explores how producers are staying afloat in the uncertain waters of SVODs and OTTs and debuts the 2019 class of Playback‘s 5 to Watch.

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Playback Summer 2019: Behind Cancon’s newfound optimism

Playback‘s summer issue breaks down the burst of positivity from producers and creatives in the industry and pays tribute to Indigenous film and TV icons.

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DHX greenlights new live-action series from Frank van Keeken

The new Family Channel commission will join Bajillionaires (pictured) and Rev & Roll as part of DHX’s MIPTV sales slate.

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Playback Spring 2019: Revolutionary or Reactionary?

Playback‘s spring issue examines the direction in which the TV business is trending, and the Canadian players on the front lines of the shifting landscape.