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Space explores Shazam to promote The Expanse

Shazam is co-promoting a pre-broadcast online debut of the Toronto-shot Syfy series for Space channel.

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Blue Ant Int’l inks output deal with Cream Productions

The Toronto-based prodco is behind factual series such Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan (pictured) and The Weapon Hunter.

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Force Four gets into branded content game

The Vancouver production company has appointed Khaled Sabbour (pictured) to head up the new unit.


Best of the Year: Elevation Pictures

The upstart Canadian distributor burst onto the scene in 2013 and has amassed an impressive list of premium film and television titles in the two years since.

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Disney Channels Asia takes Numb Chucks’ second season

Toronto’s 9 Story Media Group has licensed the second season of its slapstick toon Numb Chucks to Disney Channels across Asia.

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Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Nov. 2, 2015 to Nov. 8, 2015

Inside Out is #1 for the week of Nov. 2 to Nov. 8, with Jurassic World at #2 and Pixels at #3.

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Best of the Year: Temple Street Productions

In 2015, the prodco attracted a majority stake from Fairfax Financial, launched two new divisions, hit the big screen and watched the star of its hit show land a Primetime Emmy nom.

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Michel Trudel named MELS president

Trudel will now oversee all divisions within the MELS brand, which grew under TVA Group’s acquisition of Vision Globale in 2014.

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American Gods to shoot in Toronto

The new Starz series will shoot at Cinespace Film Studios in Toronto following a tax credit dispute in Pittsburgh.

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Deals: Shaw picks up Apres Ski from Tricon

Plus more deals of week including DHX Media, Elevation Pictures and Netflix Canada. (The cast of Apres Ski pictured.)