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In brief: TIFF teams up with Inside Out

Plus: Amir Kahnamouee wins the 2018 Daryl Duke Prize, Canada honoured as a guest country at MICA and more.

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Blue Ant International pre-sells Orangutan Jungle School

Commissioned by Love Nature, the docu-soap about a group of orphaned orangutans is currently in production in Borneo.

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In brief: HGF, Creative BC launch shorts program

Plus: The CMF’s Encore+ YouTube channel will now offer a Hot Docs Collection, plus more news.

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Blue Ant’s kids, global networks division expands to EMEA market

The company has inked a pair of new carriage deals for Love Nature, as well as tapping Chiara McKee to lead the expansion in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) market.

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In Brief: Ontario small businesses (like your prodco) get a tax cut

Plus: Love Nature heads to Amazon channels abroad and Hollywood Suite preps a festive preview.

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Blue Ant adds to kids, global networks division

Beatrice Lee will lead the Toronto-based company’s Asia-Pacific charge, tasked with expanding its Love Nature, ZooMoo and Blue Ant Extreme channels in the region.

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Love Nature eyes 4K expansion at home and abroad

The Canadian channel is now available entirely in 4K via Videotron, with Blue Ant set to announce further deals with cable carriers in the coming months.

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Love Nature launches on Amazon Channels UK

The service for Prime members that lets you add on subscription TV channels has now rolled out to three countries.

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Blue Ant Media, Blink Films ink output deal

The two-year partnership will see the London, U.K.-based prodco create seven original series for Love Nature.

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Love Nature lands on Singapore’s StarHub

This marks the channel’s first entry into the Asian market, as the joint venture between Blue Ant and Smithsonian Networks works to aggressively expand the brand worldwide.

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In brief: FIA re-elects Downey; “Augie” award winner named

The ACTRA National president was re-elected president of the International Federation of Actors, the imagineNATIVE film fest will honour Tom Jackson, and more news.

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In Brief: Maudie to open VIFF, Mongrel’s home-ent hire

Production is underway in Ontario on the six-part miniseries, L.A.’s mayor wants to bolster VFX credits, plus more news.