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MIPCOM: FanTrust president wins Lego Twitter pitch contest


Catherine Warren, head of the digital ent consultancy, is to collaborate with Lego execs on a concept to send disused toys from kids in the developed world to peers in the emerging world.

Discovery Canada preps Mighty Ships spinoff


Looking to capitalize in the ratings and international sales success of Mighty Ships, Discovery Canada will premiere Mighty Cruise Ships in November.

Orphan Black’s third season goes into production


The hit series’ third season is now shooting in Toronto in studio and on location.

Heartland rides into the record books


CBC senior director of drama Helen Asimakis discusses the drama’s record run on Canadian television. (Updated.)

The New Establishment: Todor Kobakov


Film composer – and occasional indie rocker – Todor Kobakov is racking up credits and kudos as one of Canada’s most cutting-edge sound artists.

Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs Sept. 29, 2014 to Oct. 5, 2014


Saving Hope hits #20 in TV ratings this week, with Big Bang Theory topping the chart.

Saban Brands, Cirque du Soleil unveil preschool series


Saban Brands is developing Luna Petunia with Montreal-based Cirque du Soleil Media, a joint venture from Cirque du Soleil and Bell Canada.

Shaw Rocket Prize names 2014 finalists


The nine finalists for the 2014 Shaw Rocket Prize include 9 Story’s preschool property Peg + Cat (pictured) and Nerd Corps’ Slugterra.

eOne, Shaw, TF1 team up for Ransom


Ransom was co-created by veteran producer Frank Spotnitz (pictured) and David Vainola.

MIPCOM: Radio-Canada, FIC sign ICI Explora output deal


Radio-Canada has acquired more than 100 hours of Nat Geo docs via a deal with Fox International Channels. (Louis Lalande, exec VP of French services at CBC/Radio-Canada pictured)

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