People/Companies

NancyDubuc

Nancy Dubuc takes CEO post at Vice Media

The former president and CEO of A&E Networks replaces Vice co-founder Shane Smith.

Rita Shelton Deverell

Rita Shelton Deverell named ACTRA’s Woman of the Year

The Vision TV founder is being recognized for her artistic and advocacy achievements.

Elizabeth Bradley

Elizabeth Bradley departing Netflix

The VP of content at the global streamer helped launch series such as Anne and Alias Grace.

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In brief: CAFTCAD launches new costume design awards

Plus: Joe Serafini joins the Rolling Picture Company, the CMF’s Encore+ hits a viewership milestone, and more.

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Dana Landry exits DHX

Michael Donovan takes over as CEO, while the media company also names a new CFO.

Peter Micelli

eOne names CAA exec as chief strategy officer

Peter Micelli will oversee the TV and digital content businesses and drive new partnerships for the global studio.

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Blue Ant unveils ‘Digital Studios’ and new Facebook Watch series

The global producer/distributor has rebranded L.A.-based Omnia Media’s production arm as Blue Ant Digital Studios.

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LevelFilm acquires Search Engine

Search Engine president John Bain joins the Toronto indie distributor as head of distribution.

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One quarter of Shaw employees take buyout

As the company looks to reinvent its operating model, 3,300 employees have accepted a voluntary departure package.

Mathieu Dagonas

DOC taps Mathieu Dagonas as executive director

The former political campaign manager will focus on government relations and philanthropy in his new role with the documentary filmmakers’ organization.

JustforLaughs

Judge denies Quebecor’s JFL sale injunction

The Quebec Superior Court ruled that the company’s previous contracts with Just For Laughs don’t prevent Rozon from selling his shares.

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In brief: The CFC celebrates Christina Jennings

Plus: Gusto Worldwide Media nabs eight Taste Award nominations and AMI-tv sets premiere date for Anaid Productions’ doc series.