DHX Media inks seven new broadcast deals for Teletubbies
The deals bring the number of broadcasters worldwide for the popular preschool series up to 23.
Photo gallery: xoTO TIFF Lounge
A selection of photos from the xoTO TIFF Lounge held from Sept. 8 to 11.
TIFF ’16: Colossal sold to unnamed Chinese buyer
The sci-fi comedy, produced by Vancouver’s Brightlight Pictures and Sayaka Productions, will have a 2017 North American release.
DHX Brands, Paragon Creative partner on themed attractions
The companies will launch Teletubbies, In the Night Garden and Twirlywoos rides and entertainment centres in the U.K., Europe and the Middle East.
In Brief: Whites names scholarship winner, CMF renews doc incentive
The inaugural William F. White/Vilmos Zsigmond Cinematography Scholarship winner was announced, the Canada-Italy doc incentive was renewed, plus more news of the week.
Photo gallery: Birks Diamond Tribute
A selection of photos from Monday’s Birks Diamond Tribute party, held at Toronto’s Shangri-La Hotel.
The 2016 New Establishment: Arcana Studio
From Playback magazine: Comic publisher-turned-feature producer Arcana is creating a mini-studio model in which its original storyworlds can thrive.
Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Aug. 29 to Sept. 4, 2016
Amazing Race Canada tops the chart for the week of Aug. 29 to Sept. 4, with Motive at #15.
Heritage launches Cancon consultations
The industry and public consultations “Canadian Content in a Digital World,” first announced in April, are now underway.
Teletoon debuts Masha and the Bear
The series, which is growing its North American presence, is produced by Russia’s Animaccord Animation Studio.
Blue Ant, CMJ ink output deal
The Montreal-based factual-entertainment specialist will produce 39 hours of content for the media co annually.
Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Sept. 2 to 8, 2016
Nitro Rush tops the chart for the week of Sept. 2 to 8, with copro The Girl King at #2 and The New Life of Paul Sneijder at #3.
Photo gallery: CFC Annual BBQ Fundraiser
Nearly 2,000 industry members gathered under sunny skies at Windfields Estate for the event.
TIFF ’16: Inclusivity at the forefront
A series of industry reports, initiatives and panels during the festival pushed the conversation on women and diversity in film.
Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Sept. 2 to 8, 2016
Don’t Breathe tops the chart for the week of Sept. 2 to 8, followed by Suicide Squad at #2 and War Dogs at #3.