Deals: Breakthrough, Facet4, CTV
Bell Media inks a deal with Electus to bring a U.S. competition series north of the border, plus more deals.
FYI orders up CMJ Productions’ series
The Know it All Guide to…, which is coproduced with Blue Ant Media, will be shopped at MIPTV in April.
France’s Canal Plus picks up Cardinal
The Sienna Films and eOne drama has proved a hot commodity in European markets, having already sold to numerous broadcasters, including the U.K.’s BBC.
In Brief: The Recall gets release; Cameras roll on APTN original
Minds Eye Entertainment’s sci-fi thriller will be released in Barco Escape theatres, production is underway on Quest Out West: Wild Food, and more.
Cameras roll on Reboot: The Guardian Code
The reimagined version of the classic YTV series is produced by Vancouver’s Mainframe Studios.
Know your audience, know your platform
What can producers learn from the world of branded content? Here are three takeaways from the BCON Expo in Toronto.
Wynonna Earp swaps CHCH for Space
Bell Media has joined the Emily Andras series as a production partner for season two, which is currently shooting in Calgary.
Seven24, Joe Media top Rosies nominations
Check out the finalists for the 43rd edition of the Alberta awards, including best drama noms for Heartland, Hell On Wheels and Wynonna Earp.
DHX, CBBC greenlight Creeped Out
The 13-part coproduction will shoot in the U.K. and Canada, with Bruce McDonald set to direct domestically shot episodes.
What’s trending in kids content?
Disney exec Paul DeBenedittis on audience sophistication, making existing formats fresh and what not to pitch (hint: no zombie-apocalypse shows, please).