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Lorraine Richard, Michel Bissonnette partner on Ad Lib +

The new Montreal-based prodco will focus on English-language dramatic TV projects. (Ad Lib + president Lorraine Richard pictured.)

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Space’s Jonathan Strange adds Eddie Marsan, Bertie Carvell

The BBC One/BBC America coproduction will shoot on location in Quebec, the U.K. and Croatia.

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Space joins Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell co-pro

Quebec’s Cite-Amerique is also on board the seven-part mini-series commissioned by BBC One, set to begin production this summer in Quebec and the U.K.

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Telefilm invests $6.2M in eight features

Mike Clattenburg’s Trailer Park Boys III and Sylvain Archambault’s La Garde are among the films receiving coin through the Canada Feature Film Fund.

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Orders for kids’ This is… franchise and Canuck Bookaboo

The twin deals come as Canadian broadcasters continue banking on pre-school TV series to build audiences.

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Muse, Cineflix among seven prodcos to receive Quebecor Fund cash

Over $2.7 million will be distributed among seven prodcos for television projects including Pixcom’s Bomb Hunters and TVA’s Le Tricheur.

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Telefilm backs 11 Quebec movies

Quebec’s French language directors have received a cash boost from Telefilm Canada for their latest projects.