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Carmine Street Guitars to play for Abramorama

The U.S.-based distributor has picked up the U.S. rights to filmmaker Ron Mann’s 10th feature documentary and is planning a theatrical release for spring 2019.

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eOne sells The Rookie into 160 territories

The police drama sold to M6 (France), Sky (U.K.) and RAI (Italy) among others ahead of its Oct. 16 broadcast premiere.

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Spin Master to relaunch Bakugan

The company has teamed up with TMS Entertainment and Nelvana to create a new series for Cartoon Network based on the hit property.

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Coroner to go global with NBCU International

The procedural will air on NBCU networks in multiple territories worldwide. (Series star Serinda Swan pictured.)

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9 Story to walk Clifford around the world

The company has been appointed as the global distributor for Scholastic Entertainment’s revamped Clifford The Big Red Dog series.

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Behind Blue Ant’s growing distribution business

Ahead of MIPCOM, EVP Solange Attwood talks about how international expansion, new lines of business and closer collaboration with third-party prodcos has facilitated growth.

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Bron launches Ventures division

The new arm of the company has formed a strategic partnership with Brooklyn-based prodco Animal Kingdom.

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Deals: CBC, Gusto Worldwide, eOne

CBC inks deals for Barry Avrich’s The Reckoning: Hollywood’s Worst Kept Secret, Finding The Secret Path and Jessica Jessica, Gusto sells three originals, plus more.

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BCE names Mirko Bibic COO

In his new position, the exec will lead Bell’s customer-facing business units, while Wade Oosterman will take on the role of vice-chair for BCE and Bell Canada.

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Our House Media invests in new prodco 4East Media

The recently formed unscripted prodco is led by Sharone Ostrovsky, Peter Esteves, Liz West and Sonya Roberts.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Sept. 25 to Oct.1, 2018

Netflix’s Stranger Things comes in at #1, while The Handmaid’s Tale breaks the top three and Star Trek: Discovery lands at #6.

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How Sepia Films feeds its feature biz

Tina Pehme discusses the company’s latest film, Anthem of a Teenage Prophet, ahead of its world premiere at VIFF.

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In brief: NBCUniversal’s Hayu launches in Canada

Plus: eOne adds a new VP of development and signs a first-look deal, VIFF creates an award in Rob Stewart’s name, and more.

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Knowledge Network’s BBC Kids channel to close

The B.C. pubcaster’s CEO and president Rudy Buttignol discusses the challenging environment facing independents.

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Proper starts cooking in ‘Mary’s Kitchen’

The new CTV culinary show follows season-three MasterChef Canada winner Mary Berg as she preps dishes inspired by loved ones.