Deals: NFB, CraveTV, D360
Tiffany Hsiung’s The Apology will receive a 66-screen theatrical release in South Korea, Crave adds another original, and more.
JFL, CBC to produce Canada 150 comedy special
Stand-Up on Guard for Thee, hosted by Daniel Levy, will air on the pubcaster this summer.
HGTV Canada preps two new originals
Save My Reno and Backyard Builds have been added to the specialty channel’s spring lineup.
Squeeze launches motion-capture division
The Quebec studio is looking to diversify its animated offerings with the launch of MOOV.
Production underway on season two of Van Helsing
Rookie Blue alum Missy Peregrym joins the cast of the drama, which airs on Netflix and Super Ecran in Canada.
Rockie Awards add new $25K prize
All submissions from indie Canadian producers will be eligible for the new award.
Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Feb. 27 to March 5, 2017
Five Canadian series cracked the top 30, with the season four premiere of MasterChef Canada coming in at #4.
Photo gallery: 2017 Canadian Screen Awards
They came, they saw, they walked away with golden trophies: See who picked up some hardware at the Screenies.
PBS scoops up two more Anne MOWs
The first instalment of the Breakthrough Entertainment-produced trilogy drew in more than three million viewers on the pubcaster in November.
The anatomy of a Netflix deal
It seems everyone wants to sign with the SVOD. But how to do it? And what does it mean? We break down how people are scoring deals with the platform.
Bardel partners with Rovio to animate Angry Birds TV series
The 30-part series of short episodes comes on the heels of last year’s Angry Birds movie, which grossed approximately USD $350 million worldwide.
Blue Ant adds 160 hours to slate
The distributor has added its first scripted program to its catalogue, along with a bevy of natural history and factual programming.