Orphan Black season five

Maslany earns two ACTRA Toronto nominations

Orphan Black‘s talent continues to rack up recognition as its final run hits awards season and The Breadwinner‘s Saara Chaudry earns another nod for her voice work.

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Head of film at Kew Media departs

Jamie Carmichael has left the Toronto-based content company, while Jennifer Askin joins as a VP of sales, distribution.

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Deals: Big Cedar Films, Super Channel, Bell Media

Flame Distribution picks up the worldwide rights to Big Cedar Films’ mystery doc, The Missing Tourist, and more.

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Awards roundup: Winning streak continues for Handmaid’s Tale

Plus: Jean-Marc Vallee, Jeremy Podeswa and Anne director Niki Caro pick up Director’s Guild of America noms.

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How Canadians feel about Netflix, conventional channels

While most Canadians identify CTV as their “favourite” channel, satisfaction with Netflix is on the rise.

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9 Story buys Out of the Blue

The New York-based children’s media co was founded by Blues Clues co-creator Angela Santomero and former Nick exec Samantha Freeman.

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Omnifilm to produce BritBox’s first original drama

Michael MacLennan is attached as showrunner on the Canadian series Bletchley Circle: San Francisco, with Kew Media handing international distribution.

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Photo Gallery: 2018 TFCA gala

The year’s best films were feted at the Toronto Film Critics Association’s annual awards event.

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Our House Media builds out its unscripted biz

With its first U.K. copro under its belt and a raft of recent greenlights, CEO Simon Lloyd talks expanding the Toronto prodco’s international operations.

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DHX inks Supernoobs TV deals

Season two of the original 2D-animated comedy will head to Cartoon Network channels in EMEA and Asia Pacific, as well as Family Channel in Canada.

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CMF awards $11.3M across 19 digital media projects

Finish Line Games’ SKULLY and Secret Location’s The Great C each collected $1 million in funding.

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BBTV adds interactive division

The Vancouver-based multi-channel network has launched BBTV Interactive, dedicated to building original games and apps for its talent.

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Cineflix Media adds new VP development

Former Frantic Films exec Bernard Periatambee joins the company’s Toronto office.

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Blue Ant’s Look Mom rolls with Demons

The Toronto-based animation studio is in production on the adult comedy series Gary and His Demons.

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NS film technicians see hours worked drop by 55%: union

Jenny Reeves, president of IATSE Local 849, says the steep drop in labour is evidence that the province’s current incentive fund isn’t working.