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The Fashion Hero format heads abroad

Montreal’s Beauty World Search has licensed the format to 10 international territories.

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Urban Rez rolls on 13 Indigenous Artists

The APTN series, produced by Jeff Bear and Marianne Jones, is set to begin filming in Montreal.

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Joly announces cultural initiatives with Mexico

CMF has also introduced a codeveloment incentive to support projects from Canadian and Mexican producers.

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Quebec to ‘act alone’ in pursuing streamer tax

Provincial finance minister Carlos Leitao says Quebec is prepared to impose a sales tax on SVODs in 2018, though he hopes for a coordinated effort with the feds.

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CBC Kids greenlights more Gumboot Kids fare

Imagine Create Media’s Scout & The Gumboot Kids is getting a third season, plus a crafting-themed digital spinoff and a music-based interstitial series.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Oct. 31 to Nov. 6, 2017

Stranger Things tops the chart, followed by Star Trek: Discovery at #2 and Mindhunter at #3.

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In brief: Where has Mohawk Girls been spending its money?

Plus: Netflix taps Drake to executive produce new episodes of drama series Top Boy and WIFT-T names the 2017 CBC Business of Broadcasting Mentorship recipient.

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Red Arrow takes majority stake in Gravitas Ventures

The German media co and L.A. based indie distributor will work together to invest in global film and TV projects.

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WIDC reveals eight Story & Leadership participants

Sonia Bonspille Boileau and Leah Cameron are among the directors heading to the Whistler Film Fest to develop their projects.

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CMF unveils its Cancon YouTube channel

Encore+ is home to more than 300 classic Canadian films and TV Shows, including Degrassi High and Due South.

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Quebecor Content, TVA elevate execs following Tremblay’s exit

New company topper France Lauziere has finalized her teams, including a promotion for Martin Picard, who moves to VP of the TVA Group.

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Jodi Mackie moves to D360

The former Breakthrough Entertainment exec comes to the distributor as director of sales and acquisitions.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Oct. 23 to 29, 2017

Murdoch Mysteries is at #20, with The Big Bang Theory at #1 and The Good Doctor at #2.

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Former CBC exec Kim Wilson heads to Titan1Studios

Christina Rotsaert also joins the Zomben comic book publisher as it expands into TV and digital content production.

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Sinking Ship sets sail with new Odd Squad deals

The Canadian prodco has sold the show’s second season to broadcasters in the U.K., Australia, Latin America, Sweden and Israel.