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TFO president and CEO Glenn O’Farrell resigns

O’Farrell will leave his post on Aug. 16 to take the CEO role at an insurance agency in Toronto.

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In brief: WGC ratifies three-year IPA with CMPA

Plus: Technicolor launches L.A. studio, Letterkenny-inspired beer hits shelves in Alberta and Ontario, and more.

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WAM Media GRP launches scripted division

The Montreal-based prodco also announced the appointment of Misha Solomon as its director of scripted development.

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Vice Quebec slashes 20 jobs

The company has no plans to squash French-language content, even amidst a global restructure that will see a 10% staff reduction.

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In brief: Running with Violet returns for season two

Plus: CMF adds former Bell Canada and Shaw Communications execs to its board of directors and Australia’s SBS Food acquires more Gusto content.

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MK2 | Mile End ups Giroux-Dallaire

The Montreal-based distribution outfit has appointed the exec managing director and head of distribution.

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Atomic Cartoons moves into phase two of Ottawa expansion

Ottawa studio head Chris Wightman discusses the animation studio’s rapid growth in the region and what’s next for the branch.

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In brief: TIFF taps Macnaughton as director of industry

NSI narrows Totally Television projects to two, Schitt’s Creek picks up an award and more noms, the CRTC’s new Quebec appointment, and more.

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Aeon Studio Group eyes Hamilton production hub

Aeon says it plans to build 500,000 square feet of studio space, with around one-third of that becoming operational within a year.

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imagineNATIVE hires Niki Little and Naomi Johnson for senior roles

The organization also announced that Jason Ryle has been promoted to executive director.

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Parade Media, Omnifilm ink content pact

Through the deal, Parade Media will distribute factual programs like Jade Fever (pictured) and Wild Bear Rescue in Latin America.

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In Brief: Groupe Juste pour rire adds to exec team

Plus, Not Your Panda wins Best Canadian Film at Breakthroughs, in addition to nabbing a distributors attention, while a former Disney exec joins eOne.