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Martha Sepulveda joins Breakthrough Entertainment

The former Sinking Ship development manager lands a director role at Toronto-based Breakthrough.

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Chantal Jackson joins Breakthrough

As head of development, alternative content, Jackson (pictured) will work on developing reality and non-fiction projects for the Toronto-based producer.

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Breakthrough adds interactive to Science Max mix

The Toronto-based prodco is adding an interactive layer to its new children’s science show for TVO. (Science Max: Experiments at Large pictured.)

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Breakthrough Entertainment opens New York City office

The indie producer has hired Beth Fraikorn to oversee a push into the U.S. factual and reality TV market.

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Phil McCordic returns to TV hosting roots at TVO

The on-air host and producer at the educational broadcaster is hosting an original kids TV show from Breakthrough Entertainment.

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Breakthrough names Craig McGillivray VP of distribution

McGillivray, who was most recently Peacock Alley’s VP of distribution, will handle international sales and programming acquisitions at the Toronto-based producer and distributor.

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Ex-Breakthrough exec Kate Blank joins Blue Ant Media

Blank joins the media group’s recently launched international distribution arm.

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Breakthrough sells over 100 hours to Asian broadcasters

Toronto-based Breakthrough Entertainment has locked down a number of Asian deals for its library, including The Adventures of Napkin Man (pictured), heading into ATF.

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Shaw Rocket Prize names 2014 finalists

The nine finalists for the 2014 Shaw Rocket Prize include 9 Story’s preschool property Peg + Cat (pictured) and Nerd Corps’ Slugterra.


Breakthrough, Sudden Storm partner on Miss Don’t Touch Me

The dramatic series from the two Toronto-based companies is based on a graphic novel series by the same name.