Blue Ant Media

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Industry orgs file complaint to the CRTC against the Bell Fund

CMPA, TVO and others argue the fund’s TV program favours major production funders in its process of determining which projects receive funding.

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In brief: Breakthrough Entertainment adds sales exec

Plus: Indiecan nabs the North American rights to Mark A. Lewis’s third feature, The Age of Adulting, which will have its premiere during Canadian Film Week.

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Blue Ant expands Australian footprint

The Toronto-headquartered company has acquired Australian Geographic magazine from multi-platform publisher Bauer Media.

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Blue Ant unveils ‘Digital Studios’ and new Facebook Watch series

The global producer/distributor has rebranded L.A.-based Omnia Media’s production arm as Blue Ant Digital Studios.

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Blue Ant ups Solange Attwood to EVP, International

The Toronto-based company has also announced pre-sales for Architect Films’ Best Cake Wins and a Blue Ant lifestyle series.

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Blue Ant bolsters sales team

Julio Sobral joins the Toronto media company’s Global Networks division, heading up its Latin America and U.S.-Hispanic sales teams.

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Blue Ant’s Look Mom rolls with Demons

The Toronto-based animation studio is in production on the adult comedy series Gary and His Demons.

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Jamie Schouela upped at Blue Ant

Schouela has been promoted to president of Canadian media, after nearly five years with the company.

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Deals: 9 Story, DHX, Blue Ant

9 Story Media sells more than 550 episodes of content internationally, plus more.

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Blue Ant International sells 600 hours of content

Cream Productions’ Murder U and Our House Media’s Home Chef to Pro Chef are some of the series picked up by broadcasters in Asia-Pacific.

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Raja Khanna to exit Blue Ant Media

After more than 10 years with the Toronto-based company, Khanna will leave his position as CEO of television and digital by the end of the year.

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In Brief: Ontario small businesses (like your prodco) get a tax cut

Plus: Love Nature heads to Amazon channels abroad and Hollywood Suite preps a festive preview.