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Keeping Canada Safe

CBC unveils Keeping Canada Safe

The eight-part series, produced by Force Four Entertainment, was filmed over 48 hours and involved 60 camera crews.

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eOne to amalgamate Paperny, Force Four

The global studio is bringing its Canadian unscripted TV businesses under the eOne Television brand.

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Force Four ups Laurie Case to SVP

Case, who has worked with the company since 2010, most recently served as series producer on Border Security: Canada’s Front Line.

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Deals: Breakthrough, Squeeze, Cineflix, Force Four

Breakthrough Entertainment’s Anne of Green Gables MOW (pictured) has been picked up by ITV3 in the U.K., plus more deals.

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Force Four options rights to The Job Interview

The factual producer has inked a deal with ITV Studios Global Entertainment for the fixed-rig reality series. (Force Four’s John Ritchie pictured.)

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Corus sets fall premieres for YTV, Treehouse, Teletoon

Three Canadian original series are featured in the schedule, including Breakthrough Entertainment’s Ride (pictured).

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Privacy complaint shuts down Border Security

Canada’s Privacy Commissioner advised Canada Border Services Agency to no longer participate in the program.

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Force Four gets into branded content game

The Vancouver production company has appointed Khaled Sabbour (pictured) to head up the new unit.

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Trevor Hodgson joins Force Four

The former Lark Productions and Paperny Entertainment exec is now Force Four’s new VP of business affairs.

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No ordinary doc: bringing Keeping Canada Alive to life

Force Four CCO John Ritchie talks coordinating 60 camera crews for a medical documentary series, Keeping Canada Alive, filmed in 24 hours across 10 provinces.

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Specialties @ 20: Slice

From Playback magazine: in our multi-part tribute to Canada’s key specialty channels, today we look back on 20 years of Slice. (Big Brother Canada pictured.)

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Bell Media names exec producer apprenticeship winners

Erica Landrock and Jennifer Little (pictured) each earn an internship with a Canadian prodco via the Bell Media Executive Producer Accelerator Lab.