4K camcorder that punches above its weight
Bron Studios boards Fonzo
The B.C.-based company has signed on to coproduce the Tom Hardy-starring gangster feature.
Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Feb. 3 to 9, 2017
Nelly takes the top spot, with Votez Bougon at #2 and Those Who Make Revolution Halfway Only Dig Their Own Graves at #3.
CTV greenlights Ilana Frank, eOne detective series
The hour-long, female-led drama is currently in pre-production, with cameras set to roll in Toronto this spring.
CanadaScreens launches French-Canadian Film Channel
The VOD platform aims to introduce English-Canadian audiences to works by Villeneuve, Dolan and more.
Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Feb. 3 to 9, 2017
Split is at #1, followed by A Dog’s Purpose at #2 and Rings at #3.
Photo Gallery: Prime Time in Ottawa
Miss the conference? Check out photos from the parties, keynotes and panels. It’ll practically be like you were there.
Mongrel sends Maudie to Europe, Asia, Middle East
The Canada/Ireland coproduction was picked up by distributors including Germany’s NFP and Japan’s Shochiku.
DHX Media revenues dip 3% in Q2
Gains in distribution and owned consumer products helped the media co overcome declines in its television and proprietary production businesses.
Marie McCann to run CBC Kids
After holding the position on an interim basis following Martin Markle’s departure, the programming exec has officially been named CBC Kids’ senior director.
Deals: Indiecan, 9 Story, D360, UFE
Indiecan acquires various rights to three documentaries, including Michael David Lynch’s Victor’s Walk, Hulu picks up season one of 9 Story’s Camp Lakebottom, plus more deals.
Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs Jan. 23 to 29, 2017
Inferno is at #1, followed by Girl on the Train at #2 and The Accountant at #3.
Production underway on Viceland’s Fubar
The eight-part series, directed by Michael Dowse, is the channel’s second scripted original.
Sinking Ship’s 4Player in the works at Corus
The Toronto-based children’s producer has inked a development deal for its single-camera sitcom, created by Vivieno Caldinelli and Mark De Angelis.
eOne sells Cardinal internationally
The CTV drama has been acquired for broadcast in the U.K., Scandinavia and Spain.
Cameras roll on Killjoys season three
Season two of the Space original, from showrunner Michelle Lovretta, reached an average of 1.1 million viewers per week.