Christina Jennings

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Shaftesbury’s Slasher strikes again

Production is underway on season three of the horror anthology series, with exec producer Ian Carpenter taking the reins as showrunner.

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Shaftesbury looks to the future with CLAIREvoyant

Co-created and starred in by Carmilla lead Natasha Negovanlis, the digital series aims to migrate fans of the vampire property onto her latest project.

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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.

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Remembering film and TV icon Jay Switzer

Friends, peers and former colleagues share memories of the Canadian TV exec, recalling a brilliant mind and true champion of film and television creators.

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Shaftesbury, Cineplex expand partnership

The Murdoch Mysteries holiday special will debut on cinema screens in 11 cities across the country ahead of its CBC debut.

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Shaftesbury reorganizes digital, branded entertainment divisions

Christina Jennings on why it made sense to rebrand Smokebomb and Shift2 under the Shaftesbury banner, and how that positions the company for future success.

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How Shaftesbury brought Carmilla to the big screen

With the web series-to-feature adaptation set to open across 30 Cineplex screens today, Christina Jennings explains the project’s hybrid distribution and financing model.

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The Carmilla Movie to hit theatres in October

In addition to its one-night-only theatrical release, the film will be available to global audiences to stream on Fullscreen.

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Netflix investment news rocks CMF Showcase

As industry players converged on Ottawa to promote the screen industry, a news leak about a $500 million investment from the SVOD set the room abuzz with questions and anticipation.

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Playback’s 2017 5 2 Watch: Rebecca Liddiard

Following her performances in MsLabelled, Houdini and Doyle and the upcoming Alias Grace, Sarah Polley, Christina Jennings and Mary Harron on why the 26-year-old is a star in the making.

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Frankie Drake headed to U.K. channel Alibi in 2018

CBC and Shaftesbury also revealed additional cast, including Rebecca Liddiard, and directors for the female-led detective drama.

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Carmilla feature rolling in T.O.

Shaftesbury’s Christina Jennings on the movie’s fall release and aging up the target audience.