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The long and the short of Bell Local’s ‘Pique’ commission

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Bell Local producer Ian Daffern discusses the local programming service’s collaboration with director/curator Imad Elsheikh to transform his video clips into useable VOD content.



Oscars down on CTV while eTalk special hits ratings high

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The CTV-produced red carpet special drew 1.34 million Canadians on Sunday as the lead into the awards program.



Jeanne Beker signs with Rogers Media’s Shopping Channel

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Beker becomes the channel’s “style editor” and the face of a new show, Style Matters with Jeanne Beker.



Andrew Barnsley named president at Project 10

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Ben Murray, formerly of Halfire Entertainment, also joins Project 10 in the newly created position of VP development and production (Barnsley pictured).



CBC orders English adaptation of Quebec drama Nouvelle Adresse

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Sphere Media Plus is producing the French language drama for the English Canada market after the earlier success of the 19-2 adaptation on Bravo.



Canadian Screen Awards ’15: Nominations primer

FILMINTERACTIVETV

Need a hand tracking who’s nominated for what? Here’s a handy reference of all nominees across six categories. (UPDATED with winners per category)



U.S. network Pop names former CTV exec Brad Schwartz president

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Schwartz (pictured) is promoted from president of entertainment and media to network president, with the added oversight of business operations.



Sinking Ship sends Odd Squad worldwide

INTERACTIVETV

In addition to the raft of deals for Odd Squad, the prodco also received a season two order for Annedroids from Amazon.



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

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John Wick is the top DVD for the week of Feb. 2 to Feb. 8, followed Dracula Untold.



Fusion takes McMorris & McMorris for U.S. market

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The Buck Productions/Red Bull Media House series about competing pro snowboarding brothers aired on MTV in Canada.

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