Roy (pictured), who oversees the Quebec film operations, will extend his duties to all of Canada as Gliserman secures a first-look deal for future film projects.
Starting in February, half of the funds awarded by BravoFACT and BravoFACTUAL will go to projects with a female director or producer. (Juror Amy Jo Johnson pictured.)
The hour-long series from writer/showrunner Rene Balcer (Law and Order: Criminal Intent) is woven around a murder in a remote Canadian Arctic town. (L to R: Dick Wolf, Sam Waterson, Rene Balcer.)
Ahead of the series’ Canadian bow on CHCH on Jan. 27, executive producer Suzanne Berger talks to Playback about The Pinkertons financing strategy.
“This year’s main challenge for national TV industries will be to carefully pick their battles and their positioning: the time for trials and errors is coming to an end,” reads the CMF’s key trends report.
American Sniper tops the box office chart for the week of Jan. 16 to Jan. 22, followed by Paddington.
The social destination will also feature live music, comedy acts and extensive food offerings.
The Montreal comedy festival is getting deeper into the unscripted TV space after finding success with non-verbal shows like Just For Laughs Gags (pictured).
Equalizer tops the DVD chart for the week of Jan. 5 to Jan. 11, followed by Guardians of the Galaxy.
A total of 23 companies received funding for the development of digital media projects, and eight other companies received financing for marketing initiatives.
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