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Production on Epic Studios underway in Toronto

The new web series for Maker Studios is being produced by iThentic, Farmhouse Productions and duopoly. (EpicLLOYD pictured.)

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Hulu snaps up Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave

Hulu has secured the exclusive SVOD rights to season one of Sprout/CBeebies-commissioned preschool series.

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Asper’s FNTSY Sports Network expands to Japan

The fantasy sports channel led by former Canwest head Leonard Asper (pictured) has partnered with FanXT.

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CBC greenlights new web series Coming In

The series is produced by Toronto’s First Generation Films. (Series creators Graydon Sheppard and Kyle Humphrey pictured.)

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In Brief: WIFTV honours Joli-Coeur, Comedy Net greenlights more JFL

NFB chair Claude Joli-Coeur (pictured) to receive an award from WIFTV, Toast Studio partners with Bell Media, plus more news of the week.

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Jake Labow joins David U.K.’s Cue Digital Media

The former production exec (pictured) joins the multifaceted media and sales company.

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Dettman, Kleinfeld on opening CBC Short Docs for business

The unscripted-programming execs discuss the strategy and goals behind the new digital platform. (Sandra Kleinfeld pictured.)

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CBC launches short docs platform

The new site will focus on shareable content that is less than 30 minutes.

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Secret Location wins Peabody-Facebook prize

Ebola Outbreak: A 360 Virtual Journey was among five projects to win the Peabody-Facebook Futures of Media Award.

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Motive, The Romeo Section lead Leo nominations

CTV’s Motive (pictured) heads the field for the B.C.-based awards with 17 nominations, followed by The Romeo Section.

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Rob McLaughlin returns to the NFB

McLaughlin (pictured) will replace Loc Dao as head of the NFB’s Vancouver digital studio.

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eOne, Secret Location launch Floodlight

The web-based music platform will feature 360-video content from artists on eOne’s label, such as Pop Evil (pictured).