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Media Ranch reveals MIPCOM deals

The Montreal producer/distributor has sold its True Sex Confessions to SPI International, while Banijay Group is set to remake Thunderstruck.

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Shark Teeth bites into Vegas Cakes

The Toronto prodco’s latest project, a family cake-baking series for Food Network in the U.S., debuts this week.

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Vikings, Mary Kills People win at DGC Awards

Weirdos claimed the top film prize at the 16th annual edition of the awards gala.

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Bunz branded-content original set for Halloween launch

Floating Island Entertainment and Crazy Shirt Productions took the bartering platform’s core philosophy to heart in creating the web series, trading services to help cut down production costs.

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Atwood, Switzer to be honoured at 2018 CSAs

Denis McGrath will posthumously receive the Margaret Collier Award for his body of written work.

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True Gravity, Sideline ink development, production pact

The prodcos, based in Toronto and Dublin respectively, will coproduce scripted and unscripted TV projects under the deal.

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Catherine Winder’s tricks for identifying IP within IP

The iVentures keynote and president of Skybound North talks shortening idea-generating timelines and finding hidden spinoff opportunities.

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Deals: Super Channel, Raven Banner

Environmental documentary The Messenger gets picked up for U.K. theatrical release, plus more deals.

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CTV’s The Disappearance has found its audiences

Produced by Productions Casablanca, the mystery is averaging 883,000 total viewers an episode.

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Incendo’s Twisted underway in Montreal

The prodco’s latest MOW co-stars Morgan Kelly and Elisabeth Harnois.

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In Brief: CRTC’s Scott addresses Joly, Bains

Plus: Five in Focus partners with WIFT-Atlantic and Vancouver web series Inconceivable nabs a Gotham nom.

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IFC says yes to more Baroness

Season three of the all-female sketch comedy series is currently in production.