Mark Montefiore

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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.)

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WIFT-T bets on future leaders

The organization’s annual leadership development program includes 17 participants, including 9 Story’s Natalie Osborne (pictured) and New Metric Media’s Mark Montefiore.

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Former Canadian Power Rangers actor makes feature debut

Matt Sadowski (pictured) is directing Pretend We’re Kissing in Toronto after securing financing from Telefilm Canada.

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The 2013 10 To Watch: Patrick O’Sullivan

The production development exec, who has worked at CTV, the CFC and CBC, is now launching New Metric Media with producer (and 2012 10 to Watch-er) Mark Montefiore.

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Mark Montefiore, Patrick O’Sullivan to launch New Metric Media

O’Sullivan is leaving the CBC, where he is currently executive in charge of production, at the end of August to co-run the screenwriter-led production shingle (Montefiore pictured).

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Patch Town begins production, unveils cast

Lisa Ray (pictured) and Julian Richings topline the dark comedy from director-producer Craig Goodwill and producer David Sparkes, which begins shooting in Toronto on Jan. 9.