4K camcorder that punches above its weight
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.
CMF awards $4.7M across 21 digital media productions
Games from A71 Productions and Shaftesbury Tech were among the projects to receive development support.
Sprout grows original programming slate
The NBCUniversal-owned net has greenlit Industrial Brothers and Boat Rocker Studios’ Remy and Boo.
108 Media expands distribution remit in Asia
The Toronto-based company has inked a number of deals in South Korea and outlined plans to break into the U.K. market in 2017.
Media Ranch launches overseas arm
The Montreal-based producer/distributor has appointed Tanja van der Goes to lead its new office in Amsterdam.
Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Jan. 23 to 29, 2017
Murdoch Mysteries is at #8, with Cardinal at #9, Mary Kills People at #21 and Ransom at #27.
Mackenzie Lush departs eOne for First Generation Films
The new VP of development and production for scripted TV at the Toronto-based prodco takes over the role from Julie Di Cresce.
Telefilm to up Indigenous funding to $4M
The funding body is quadrupling the allowance for feature film production and marketing financing for Indigenous content.
New showrunners talk TV: Daniel Levy
The executive producer, creator and star of Schitt’s Creek talks about avoiding sitcom-style comedy, finding writers in unexpected places and what’s next.
Photo gallery: ACTRA in L.A.
A selection of photos from the Northern Lights Social in Hollywood, which saw Kim Coates receive the 2017 ACTRA National Award of Excellence.
NFB signs TV licensing deal with Cuban broadcaster
Nine Canadian films, including Mon Oncle Antoine and Bone Wind Fire, will air on the state broadcaster in February.