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Blue Ant Media, Blink Films ink output deal

The two-year partnership will see the London, U.K.-based prodco create seven original series for Love Nature.

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Buck options sci-fi feature The Competition

Producer Jessica Adams and writer Shelagh McLeod put the project on Buck’s radar when they won a pitch competition at Berlin International Film Festival.

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Deals: Breakthrough, Facet4, CTV

Bell Media inks a deal with Electus to bring a U.S. competition series north of the border, plus more deals.

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Jeremy LaLonde preps next feature

James vs His Future Self will be produced by Walker Entertainment, Banana-Moon Sky Films and JoBro Productions.

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FYI orders up CMJ Productions’ series

The Know it All Guide to…, which is coproduced with Blue Ant Media, will be shopped at MIPTV in April.

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Blue Ant adds shortform to catalogue

The distributor is heading to MIPTV with a slate of digital series including Blue Ant-produced Wild Moves.

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Never Saw It Coming shooting in Sudbury

The Gail Harvey-directed indie thriller is the latest buzzy production to set up shop in the Northern Ontario city.

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In Brief: The Recall gets release; Cameras roll on APTN original

Minds Eye Entertainment’s sci-fi thriller will be released in Barco Escape theatres, production is underway on Quest Out West: Wild Food, and more.

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Cameras roll on Reboot: The Guardian Code

The reimagined version of the classic YTV series is produced by Vancouver’s Mainframe Studios.

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Know your audience, know your platform

What can producers learn from the world of branded content? Here are three takeaways from the BCON Expo in Toronto.

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Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, March 13 to 19, 2017

Murdoch Mysteries is at #13, with MasterChef Canada, Big Brother Canada, Heartland and Anne all in the top 30.

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Wynonna Earp swaps CHCH for Space

Bell Media has joined the Emily Andras series as a production partner for season two, which is currently shooting in Calgary.

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Seven24, Joe Media top Rosies nominations

Check out the finalists for the 43rd edition of the Alberta awards, including best drama noms for Heartland, Hell On Wheels and Wynonna Earp.

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DHX, CBBC greenlight Creeped Out

The 13-part coproduction will shoot in the U.K. and Canada, with Bruce McDonald set to direct domestically shot episodes.

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Indiecan swoops on McConnell’s Broken Mile

Avi Federgreen’s indie-distribution outfit has landed the domestic rights less than a week after Gravitas Ventures acquired the film for the U.S.