The Anybodies

Wow Unlimited, Mattel in production on Barbie TV series

Wow also revealed it is in development on an animated comedy based on U.S. author Julianna Baggott’s book trilogy The Anybodies (pictured).

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Chateau Laurier hits the 1 million mark

Geneva Film Co’s James Stewart discusses finding a wide audience for his new web series on Facebook.

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Red Snow rolls in Yellowknife

Backed by CBC’s Breaking Barriers Fund, Marie Clements’ drama follows a Giwch’in soldier in Afghanistan.

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CBC Kids greenlights marblemedia digital series

Holy Baloney will launch this spring on the pubcaster’s digital platform and TV app.

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Proper TV ups Allison Grace to VP of content

The Toronto prodco also revealed a number of other changes to its senior management team.

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NBCU’s Robert Greenblatt, Kevin MacLellan to keynote BANFF

The 2018 Company of Distinction is also bringing eight of its most senior executives, including Jeff Wachtel and Deirdre Brennan, to the Alberta festival’s 39th edition.

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Hot Sheet: Top 10 films March 16 to 22, 2018

Tomb Raider takes the top spot, followed by Black Panther at #2 and A Wrinkle in Time at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films March 16 to 22, 2018

Meditation Park leads the pack, while Chien De Garde takes the #2 spot and Nelly et Simon: Mission Yeti lands at #3.

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Cameras roll on Daughter of The Wolf

The action thriller from Minds Eye Entertainment, L.A.-based Falconer Pictures and VMI Worldwide stars Richard Dreyfuss and Gina Carano.

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Our House taps former Top Chef EP to lead development in L.A.

The Toronto-based unscripted prodco continues to build out its U.S. operations with the hire of Hillary Olsen as VP, development at its recently launched California office.

L to R: Stephen Shaw, Chris Taylor and Jonathan Linden.

eOne acquires Round Room Entertainment

The global studio previously partnered with the New York-based live entertainment company on the PJ Masks tour.

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In brief: Marielle Poupelin to head International Promotion at Telefilm

Plus: CMU appoints Mark Prashun as president, Canada/New Zealand copros receive coin, and more.

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Photo gallery: CFC in L.A. 2018

Missed CFC’s annual Day in L.A.? See all the movers and shakers who came out to see Christina Jennings honoured.

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APTN sees spirits with Drama Camp

The broadcaster is developing a new half-hour docuseries with the Victoria-based prodco.