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Mapping out options for Toronto’s studio infrastucture

A report for the City of Toronto looks at ways to replace the 213,000 square-feet of studio land that will be lost in the next two years due to the Don River flood protection works.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Jan. 30 to Feb. 5, 2018

Star Trek: Discovery takes the top spot, as Netflix’s Stranger Things and Black Mirror come in at #2 and #3.

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Cutie Pugs waddle onto TVO’s fall lineup

The Toronto-based Little Engine Moving Pictures’ new live-action series about four talking pugs will premiere on the pubcaster this fall.

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CraveTV subscribers up 22% YOY at Bell Media

Ad revenues declined slightly year-over-year, but the company saw strength in subscriber revenues relating to contract renewals, payTV, SVOD and TVE.

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ABC ME delves further into The Deep

The Australian broadcaster has greenlit a third season of the animated series produced by DHX Media, A Stark Production and Technicolor.

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Breakthrough names Pilar Segura as head of production

Segura has previously partnered with the Toronto prodco on projects including David Rocco’s Amalfi Getaway and Hollywood Homicide Uncovered.

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Six Canadian docs to share $103K from Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund

Peter Mishara’s The Artists and Rama Rau’s The Daughter Tree are among the projects selected.

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Portfolio’s Cat in the Hat heads abroad

The Toronto-based producer/distributor has also announced deals for DOKI, Freaktown and other properties.

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Field of Vision launches doc fellowship

Rise director Michelle Latimer is one of four filmmakers selected for the year-long program.

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Opening up the pay equity discussion in Canada

The women behind Global’s Mary Kills People gathered Tuesday for a wide-ranging panel discussion on some of the main issues facing women in screen-based industries today.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Jan. 22 to 28, 2018

The Good Doctor tops the charts, followed by Murdoch Mysteries at #13 and Toronto-shot Star Trek: Discovery at #25.

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CBC orders second batch of The Great Canadian Baking Show

The competition show was the most-watched unscripted series on the pubcaster in the past five years.

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9 Story, GO-N brewing up Bewitched remake

The animated TV series based on the classic supernatural sitcom will be aimed at kids aged six to 11 and their parents.

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CMF invests $6.2M across 27 digital media projects

Sinking Ship Entertainment, Secret Location and Zone3 are three of the companies that received development coin for upcoming projects.

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Three Canadian projects up for Prix Jeunesse International

Imagine Create Media’s Scout & The Gumboot Kids is one of the series nominated for the children’s TV award.