Mark Montefiore

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Digging into Northern Ontario’s production boom

Financial incentives and a growing crew base helped drive a record 51 projects in the region last year.

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New Metric deepens Northern Ontario focus with new hire

Kara Haflidson will oversee development and production of the Toronto-based prodco’s projects in the region.

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The 2016 New Establishment: New Metric Media

From Playback magazine: With an instinct for content that resonates with fans and programmers alike, Patrick O’Sullivan and Mark Montefiore have quickly built an impressive slate.

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10-4 on a new season for Letterkenny

The CraveTV/Comedy Net series produced by New Metric Media in association with DHX and Bell Media has been greenlit to a second season.

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New Metric, Rogers ink development deal for crime thriller

The Toronto prodco optioned the rights for the non-fiction book based on mafia boss Vito Rizzuto.

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Walton boards New Metric’s The Devil You Know

Well-known writer Karen Walton will pen the script for the project in development, with author Elisabeth de Mariaffi acting as consultant.

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Mining CanLit for the next hit

From Playback magazine: With more book-optioning on the horizon thanks to a CRTC pilot project, stakeholders weigh in on the do’s and don’ts of bringing published works to the screen.

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Why CraveTV didn’t have a problem with Letterkenny

As production starts on Bell Media’s adaptation of Jared Keeso’s Letterkenny Problems, Mike Cosentino and New Metric Media discuss translating the web series for TV(ish).

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Super Channel orders Andrew De Angelis comedy

The half-hour comedy is being produced by New Metric Media in association with DHX Media.

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Entertainment One takes U.S. rights to Cas & Dylan

The Canadian distributor is to release the indie road movie stateside.

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A71, Juice Worldwide pick up Pretend We’re Kissing

The AFM deals for Matt Sadowski’s debut feature came ahead of the film’s world premiere at Whistler next month. (Sadowski pictured)

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New Metric Media inks first-look deal with DHX Media

The deal will see DHX Media back scripted series from Mark Montefiore and Patrick O’Sullivan’s production shingle. (Letterkenny pictured.)