The Scott Brothers go big with ‘tiny’ series for HGTV U.S.
The Canadian producers have two digital series in production for the U.S. net, including Tiny House Arrest.
Numeris names ex-CBC exec its new CEO
Neil McEneaney is joining the measurement company at the start of next year.
Justin Cutler named new Ontario Film Commissioner
The former TIFF Industry director takes over the reins from Donna Zuchlinski starting this week.
Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Nov. 6, 2015 to Nov. 12, 2015
Canada/Ireland copro Room climbs to #9 for the week of Nov. 6 to 12, with Spectre at #1, The Peanuts Movie at #2 and The Martian at #3.
Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Nov. 6, 2015 to Nov. 12, 2015
Room tops the chart with Remember at #2 and La Guerre des Tuques 3D at #3.
How To Change The World gets cross-platform rollout
The Canada/U.K. copro documentary will debut in staggered windows across Bell Media properties.
Bell Media job cuts continue
A memo from president Mary Ann Turcke says announcements will be made on a “building-by-building” basis through the rest of the month.
La Guerre des Tuques 3D opens to 760K B.O.
The film opened wide in Quebec and on a handful of screens outside the province.
AMBI to remake Nolan’s Memento
The company will produce and finance a remake of Christopher Nolan’s iconic 2000 thriller.
Brightlight Pictures to produce Penance
The Canada/Iceland copro is set to go to camera in 2016. (Brightlight Pictures’ president Shawn Williamson pictured.)
DHX reports Q1 revenues up, plus new SVOD deals in China
New digital platform deals and global expansion contribute to growth at the company, as it also announces two new non-exclusive content deals in China.
Tricon secures int’l sales, distribution for Sensitive Skin
Ahead of the series second season, the show has premiered in the U.S. on iTunes and has been sold into other territories.
Los Cabos ’15: Room captures two awards
The Canadian-Irish coproduction was one of the big winners on Saturday night.
Discovery’s Frontier pushes int’l boundaries with Netflix
The channel’s first original scripted series, produced by Take the Shot and Factory Backwards, will be distributed internationally via the streaming service.
CBC, Telefilm named priorities in Heritage mandate
A letter to the department outlines the Liberals’ expectations of the new Minister of Canadian Heritage Melanie Joly (pictured), putting CBC funding and Telefilm at the top of the pile.