CMJ Productions II

John Kuyk

CMJ shakes up exec team

The Montreal prodco has upped two within its senior ranks and hired a former Exploration Production exec, while its founder shifts to a new role.

The Turkish Way

Deals: Syndicado, CMJ, Corus

Toronto’s Syndicado acquires 100 hours of factual content, CMJ partners with Bill James to develop a true crime series, and more.


CMJ opens Toronto, L.A. offices

Nicole Hamilton joins the factual prodco as head of development and Lucie Jourdan will serve as exec producer for the west coast.

Amanda Holden

Blue Ant acquires 90 hours of unscripted content

The media company’s distribution arm has picked up the rights to a raft of Canadian, U.K. and U.S.-produced unscripted content. (I’ve Got Something to Tell You pictured.)

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Blue Ant, CMJ ink output deal

The Montreal-based factual-entertainment specialist will produce 39 hours of content for the media co annually.

John Kuyk

Beyond to distribute CMJ’s Outlaws

Natural Born Outlaws will head to MIPCOM with the Australian distributor. (CMJ Productions II CEO John Kuyk pictured.)

John Kuyk

CMJ sells new Outlaws series into U.S., U.K., Canada

The show from John Kuyk’s CMJ Productions II has secured sales of its 10-episode premiere season. (Kuyk pictured.)

John Kuyk

CMJ, Germany’s Bilderfest enter partnership

The deal will also see CMJ’s distribution arm handling the international digital and broadcast sales for another Bilderfest production.