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Pablo Salzman

MIPCOM: Cineflix Media launches $750K adaptation fund

The Montreal producer-distributor is looking to support the export of Quebecois scripted series to global markets.

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MIPCOM: Kew Media to acquire stake in U.K.’s Awesome Media

News of the proposed investment comes less than two years after Kew chairman Peter Sussman joined Awesome as its board director and co-owner.

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Forte’s Snapshots nabs kids Int’l Emmy nomination

The live-action series, co-created by Andrea and Mitch Gabourie, was selected in the non-scripted entertainment category, while a DHX-produced project was also nominated.

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MIPCOM: 9 Story rebrands T.O. studio as Brown Bag Films

Brown Bag COO Cathal Gaffney explains how the two companies have worked since 2015 to create a seamless culture and client experience.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Sept. 25 to Oct. 1, 2017

Murdoch Mysteries is at #24, with The Big Bang Theory at #1 and Young Sheldon at #2.

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Numeris to test cross-platform measurement

The TV measurement authority has teamed with Kantar Media and comScore.

Julie Tremblay

TVA CEO retires, company shuffles management

Julie Tremblay will step down immediately, with France Lauziere taking the top spot at the Quebec media company.

Melanie Joly Creative Canada

Netflix once again centre stage as Joly addresses Toronto crowd

At Toronto’s Empire Club, Creative Canada took a backseat to tax talk but Minister Joly reaffirmed her mission to update the Broadcasting Act to reflect the new digital reality.

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Sim Group rebrands under four new divisions

CEO James Haggarty on why doing away with the individual company names will help build brand power and how that fits Sim’s acquisition strategy.

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Blue Ant unveils new animation arm

Creative director Joshua Bowen has been tapped to lead the media company’s Toronto-based animation division, Look Mom! Productions.

Filth City

In Brief: Tangent, LaRue, Reel One

Tangent Animation inks a three-film deal with The Nut Job creator Peter Lepeniotis, LaRue sets the Canadian release date for Filth City, plus more.

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Felicia Litovitz joins FremantleMedia Int’l Canada

The former acquisitions manager at Corus Entertainment joins the company’s Toronto office as director of sales and distribution.