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Frantic Films names new VP factual development

The Baroness Von Sketch Show prodco has promoted Courtney Hicks to the role.

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Cineflix Media adds new VP development

Former Frantic Films exec Bernard Periatambee joins the company’s Toronto office.

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IFC says yes to more Baroness

Season three of the all-female sketch comedy series is currently in production.

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Baronesses get to work on season three

The all-female original comedy, produced by Frantic Films, has been a hit online, with a recent sketch racking up seven million views on Facebook.


Kew Media looking at scripted, talent management companies

CEO Steven Silver said the company is on its way to becoming one of the world’s leading “super media indie companies” as it reported Q2 revenues of $41.5 million.

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Kew Media eyes ‘steady pipeline’ of acquisition opps

According to its Q1 results, the company has $32 million in cash, $18.5 million in available borrowings and $90.9 million in shareholders’ equity.

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Baroness von Sketch picked up by IFC

The U.S. network will begin airing seasons one and two of the half-hour comedy this summer.


Kew Media shareholders approve transactions

The company is expected to complete its acquisitions of five Canadian prodcos, including Bristow Global Media, Frantic Films and Our House Media next week.


Kew Media to pursue further acquisitions

There are 16 other potential deals in the works as the media co seeks to tackle TV for an SVOD world.


Frantic Films, BGM among six to be acquired by Kew Media

Under the proposed transaction, Kew will bring a number of Canada’s most prominent unscripted and branded-content producers under its umbrella.

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Inside Baroness von Sketch Show’s digital domination

How the all-female sketch comedy TV series has capitalized on social buzz.

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Baroness von Sketch, Still Standing renewed at CBC

The Frantic Films shows will return for new seasons in 2017. (Baroness pictured.)