Deals: DHX, PNP, Farpoint, eOne
DHX Media licenses the 30-episode second season of Teletubbies to Nick Jr. in the U.S., plus more deals of the week.
eOne’s Peppa Pig launches on Nick Jr. India
The global entertainment studio is also prepping for the retail launch of the brand in the country.
Deals: Showcase, eOne, Playster, Indiecan
Playster links up with Hasbro, Secret Location’s Halcyon lands Canadian distribution, plus more deals.
Global sets Mary Kills People premiere
The original drama, created by Tara Armstrong, is produced by eOne and Cameron Pictures, in association with Corus Entertainment.
Best of the Year: Secret Location
After spending seven years as a predominantly service-based company, the digital content studio is putting its eggs in the original-IP basket.
Cameras roll on Birthmarked
The comedy, which is currently shooting outside Montreal, is produced by Item 7′s Pierre Even.
Best of the Year: eOne
After refusing a takeover offer, the Toronto media company is looking to double the size of its business by 2020.
Cancon undervalued in int’l markets: CRTC hearings
The domestic regulatory system needs to incentivize broadcasters to take more risks and invest more in R&D, eOne’s John Morayniss told the commission.
eOne takes equity stake in L.A.’s Canvas Media
Tied into the agreement is a first-look deal that will see the pair collaborating on the development and production of scripted series.
eOne sees revenue grow, earnings fall
The Mark Gordon Company drove TV growth for the media co, though theatrical investments dragged down profitability.
Cancon exporters form industry association
Blue Ant’s Raja Khanna (pictured) is chair of the new organization, which aims to increase the visibility and export of Canadian TV and digital content.
TIFF looks to preserve pre-digital movie materials
Canadian filmmaker Peter Mettler and eOne/Les Films Seville were among those to donate more than 1,400 film prints to the Toronto festival’s archives.