Anaid Productions

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In brief: The CFC celebrates Christina Jennings

Plus: Gusto Worldwide Media nabs eight Taste Award nominations and AMI-tv sets premiere date for Anaid Productions’ doc series.

The Liquidator

Blue Ant Int’l inks new, expanded distribution agreements

Ahead of MIPCOM, the company picked up 200 hours of content from Anaid Productions, including The Liquidator (pictured).

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Barbara Shearer to head Anaid’s Toronto office

Shearer joins the prodco after an executive stint at Shaw Media.

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Telus Fund invests over $2M across 14 projects

The fund distributed up to $250,000 to projects featuring health and wellness content, including TV series, websites and apps.

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Anaid Productions hires CBC’s Claire Martin

The former senior meteorologist (pictured) at the pubcaster will oversee the prodco’s daily operations and communications out of its North Vancouver office.

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Hell on Wheels, Rufus win big at Rosie Awards

Nomadic Pictures’ western for AMC Hell on Wheels (pictured) nabbed six trophies, while horror feature Rufus took four in Alberta’s annual film and TV prizefest.

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Weekly roundup: Award noms, renewals and premieres

Lionsgate’s B.C.-shot Cabin in the Woods (pictured) received a best sci-fi/horror movie category nomination in the Critics’ Choice Awards, and word comes that Film Nova Scotia is being overhauled.

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Round-up: premieres, screenings and rebrandings

Highway Thru Hell (pictured) gets a second season; The Pet Network rebrands and unveils enhanced programming slate.

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David Way promoted at Fusion Television

The company’s production exec and head of development will assume the new mantle of creative director of content.

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Picture Box sells X-Weighted into the U.S.

NBCU’s The Style Network has picked up multiple seasons of the reality series.

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Picture Box brings Family Restaurant: The Quons to WE tv

Family Restaurant: The Quons is expanding its U.S. presence, as the series sells to female-targeted cable channel WE tv.