Clark Peterson on Remstar Studios’ international ambitions
With production underway on its first project, Ideal Home, Peterson (pictured) discusses the new company’s strategy.
Photo gallery: 2016 CCE Awards
A selection of photos from the Canadian Cinema Editors’ annual awards gala.
1R2D acquires Catastrophe scripted format
The Longueuil, QC-based prodco will go to camera on the sitcom this fall. (Star Rossif Sutherland pictured.)
Deals: Corus, eOne, MCE, Breakthrough
Corus Entertainment and the Cartoon Network ink a multi-year broadcast and merchandising deal, plus more deals of the week.
Telefilm selects 18 micro-budget program finalists
Selected projects include Cory Bowles’ Black Cop and Molly McGlynn’s Mary Goes Round.
Banff ’16: Can data trump guts?
Execs from Blue Ant, eOne, A+E Networks and Vice debate the merits of data over instinct and the potential of platform-specific content.
Stingray acquires Festival 4K television channel
The channel offers live programming of concerts, festivals and other events in 4K Ultra HD.
Twiner-McCarron named president of Atomic Cartoons
The veteran of the animation industry has been Atomic’s head of production since 2011.
In brief: Female Eye honours Jennings, NFB’s new VR project
Shaftesbury’s Christina Jennings (pictured) will receive the Female Eye Maverick award, Whistler announces its Feature Project lab participants, plus more news of the week.
CRTC sets up local news fund
Vertically integrated companies must keep all stations open in order to use the money.
Odd Squad heads to the big screen
The kids series from Sinking Ship Entertainment and The Fred Rogers Company will roll out nationally in Cineplex theatres.
Family Channel preps We are Savvy
The magazine-style series from B Minors is set to bow July 1. (Hosts Spencer Barbosa, Tehya Silbermann and Sarah Webber pictured.)
Makeful unveils originals for summer slate
The Blue Ant Media-owned lifestyle net has added two original programs to its lineup this summer: Holiday Makeover (pictured) and Make it Big, Make it Small.
PJ Masks greenlit to season two
The series (pictured), produced by eOne and France’s Frog Box, airs on Disney Junior channels worldwide.
DHX signs six more Teletubbies licensing deals
The series of licensing deals, brokered by CPLG North America, run the gamut from paper and party goods to mobile apps.