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Rick Campanelli out at ET Canada

Things are changing at the Corus show as three founding on-air personalities are leaving ahead of its 13th season.

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On the Slate: JoBro Productions

The Toronto prodco is looking for source material in creative places and is considering getting into the TV game.

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Super Channel ups McDonald to president, CEO

The long-time exec will lead all strategy and operations for the Edmonton-based channel.

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Canadian projects set for OIAF

Short films from Amanda Strong, Matthew Rankin and Elise Simard will compete in the Ottawa International Animation Festival.

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Blackboard preps QLASCUT

The Telefilm micro-budget project is produced by Kacim Steets of the Montreal prodco.

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Consumer spending on online video to increase: report

The demand for original content from major streaming services will cause consumer content spending to increase 12.6% annually between 2015 and 2020.

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Canadians nab Emmy noms

Quebec director Jean-Marc Vallee received a nod for his work on Big Little Lies, while Vikings and Alberta-shot Fargo are also up for trophies.

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Deals: Portfolio, PNP, Radio-Canada

Portfolio inks a raft of international sales, Pacific Northwest Pictures nabs theatrical rights to a buzzy U.K. drama, plus more.

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Spooky series Shadowlands starts production

The eight-part anthology series from Border2Border Entertainment will air on OUTtv in 2018.

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More than 1M Canadians tune in for NCFD 150

Reel Canada hosted more than 1,800 screenings in 23 countries on April 19 for a special sesquicentennial edition of the festival.

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Wind Sun Sky to adapt My Singing Monsters game

The Vancouver-based entertainment co led by Catherine Winder is developing the mobile game as an animated TV series.

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In Brief: TIFFxInstagram short film festival returns

Plus: CMF adds two to its board of directors and Rogers turns off specialty channel G4.

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Aircraft eyes an older demo with new digital series

The prodco is looking to diversify and reach an 18-to-35-year-old audience with the release of the 1970s-set comedy Terrific Women.

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Production begins in Toronto on Acquainted

The feature, directed by Natty Zavitz, is the first project from Giacomo Gianniotti (pictured) and Jonathan Keltz’s prodco, Fired Up Studios.

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Cameras roll on Summer of ’84

The Vancouver-shot thriller starring Rich Sommer is produced by Brightlight Pictures and Gunpowder & Sky.