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B.C. film and TV production booming, says Creative B.C.

For the year to March 1, 2015, the provincial agency issued 261 tax credits for an estimated $1.84 billion in provincial production expenditures.

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New Franchise Media readies Jeffrey Archer novels for film and TV treatment

The movie franchise A Matter of Honour is near to having a script for consideration by DreamWorks, while The Prodigal Daughter and False Impression are in need of showrunners for TV adaptations.

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Jeffrey Steiner’s New Franchise Media has two Jeffrey Archer novels at script stage

The Canadian producer has hired Richard Regen to adapt A Matter of Honour, while B.C.-based Brian D. Young will write the script for False Impression.

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TIFF 2011: Jeffrey Steiner lines up Frank Marshall for action feature

The Jason Bourne franchise producer has pacted with Toronto-based New Franchise Media to develop Jeffrey Archer’s novel A Matter of Honor.