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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.

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Slasher returns for a second season

Filming wraps next week in Orangeville, ON on new episodes of Shaftesbury’s anthology thriller series.

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CBC orders more Murdoch Mysteries

The pubcaster ordered 18 more episodes for the show’s eleventh season, as well as a two-hour Christmas special.

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How changing needs prompted Shaftesbury/Smokebomb to relocate

CEO Christina Jennings on how the company’s new digs have enhanced its production capabilities and brought its previously siloed digital and television divisions together.

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Shaftesbury unveils Emerald Code

As part of an initiative to promote STEM-centric learning, the company revealed its digital and linear series at an event held at its new Toronto HQ.

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Shaftesbury/Smokebomb launches Inhuman Condition

The first six episodes of the 33-part supernatural drama (pictured) were released on the KindaTV YouTube channel earlier this week.

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In brief: Female Eye honours Jennings, NFB’s new VR project

Shaftesbury’s Christina Jennings (pictured) will receive the Female Eye Maverick award, Whistler announces its Feature Project lab participants, plus more news of the week.

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Dear Ms. Joly…an industry wish list

Playback magazine reached out to industry members to get their wish lists for the upcoming Cancon review. Here’s what they told us.

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Fall on Your Knees adaptation in development

The award-winning book is being developed by Shaftesbury and Sharon Mustos’ TeamSharon.biz for a Canadian broadcaster.

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Best of the Year: Murdoch Mysteries

Almost retired at 65 (episodes), but now in the prime of life, Shaftesbury’s globe-trotting Canadian success story is Playback‘s TV Show of the Year.