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TIFF ’17: 20 Canadian producing teams selected for IFF

Projects from Conquering Lion, Don Carmody Productions and Gearshift Films are heading to the coproduction market in September.

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The Illegal in development with CBC

The project is being developed as an eight-part limited series.

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Book of Negroes, Do Not Track among Peabody finalists

Winning programs will be announced starting April 19.

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In brief: Awards news, Canadians at Berlin

Conquering Lion’s The Illegal heads to Berlin’s market, while Canadians shine on the North American and world stage.

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Book of Negroes added to Los Cabos lineup

The Conquering Lion Pictures series is among four projects to be featured in the festival’s inaugural Cabos TV program.

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Conquering Lion options The Golden Son

The Toronto-based prodco has acquired the screen rights to the upcoming Shilpi Somaya Gowda novel.

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Karen Walton’s Ava Lee novel adaptation lands with CBC

The TV development deal between the pubcaster and Strada Films follows attempts to get the crime series adapted as a movie franchise. (Walton pictured.)

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The Book of Negroes starts production in South Africa

The CBC and BET Networks miniseries added Allan Hawco and Lyriq Bent to its ensemble cast. (Cuba Gooding Jr. pictured)

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BET joins CBC in airing The Book of Negroes mini-series

The TV adaptation of Canadian writer Lawrence Hill’s novel of the same name (pictured) will start shooting in South Africa in the fall.