Breakthrough Entertainment

Suzanne Wilson

Breakthrough adds to C-suite

Suzanne Wilson joins the company as its VP of family entertainment.

Copied from Kidscreen - Kate-Mim

Canada’s Shaw Rocket Prize winners announced

The winners, including Kate & Mim-Mim (pictured) from DHX Media, will each receive $25,000 from the youth programming fund.

The Shocking Truth

Breakthrough acquires two Canadian doc series

The Toronto producer/distributor picks up a pair of series, including The Shocking Truth (pictured), as it looks to bolster its slate of factual content.

Bruno and Boots

Deals: Breakthrough, Blue Ant, Hollywood Suite, eOne

With MIPCOM wheeling and dealing in full swing, a look back at some of the week’s deals, including Blue Ant, Radio-Canada and Aircraft’s Bruno & Boots MOW (pictured).

Anne of Green Gables Image - Anne with Martin Sheen

Breakthrough inks licensing deal for Anne films

The Toronto-based producer and distributor has signed a global M&L agreement to support its L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables film trilogy.

Anne of Green Gables Image - Anne with Martin Sheen

Corus greenlights two more Anne MOWs

Filming is underway on L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables: Good Stars and Fire & Dew, produced by Breakthrough Entertainment.

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Breakthrough hires Caroline Tyre

The veteran distribution exec joins the company ahead of next month’s MIPCOM.

Anne of Green Gables pic

Deals: Breakthrough, Squeeze, Cineflix, Force Four

Breakthrough Entertainment’s Anne of Green Gables MOW (pictured) has been picked up by ITV3 in the U.K., plus more deals.

Bite movie

UFE and Breakthrough sign distribution deal

United Front Entertainment has acquired the Canadian digital and home entertainment rights to seven horror films, including Bite (pictured).

Ride series

Corus sets fall premieres for YTV, Treehouse, Teletoon

Three Canadian original series are featured in the schedule, including Breakthrough Entertainment’s Ride (pictured).

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Breakthrough to produce docuseries for Reelz

The deal for the six-part series was led by the company’s head of alternative content U.S.A, Beth Fraikorn (pictured).

Anne of Green Gables pic

Deals: Breakthrough, LevelFILM, Northern Banner

Breakthrough’s Anne MOW (pictured) secures a broadcast deal in Germany, plus more deals of the week.