Breakthrough Entertainment

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.

Copied from Kidscreen - Terrific Trucks

All eyes on digital ahead of Sprout’s Terrific Trucks debut

Breakthrough Entertainment coproduced the live-action series with the U.S. preschool net.

Powerpuff girls

Deals: Corus, eOne, MCE, Breakthrough

Corus Entertainment and the Cartoon Network ink a multi-year broadcast and merchandising deal, plus more deals of the week.

Anne of Green Gables pic

Breakthrough’s ‘Anne’ picked up by PBS for U.S. broadcast

The Breakthrough Entertainment-produced MOW will air on the U.S. pubcaster in November.