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How Rabbit Square’s Crawford is getting a jump on audiences

The unconventional family comedy is using a hybrid digital-linear releasing strategy to avoid clashing with the Winter Olympics.

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Cameras roll on Rabbit Square’s Crawford

The comedy, from Mike Clattenburg and Laura Michalchyshyn’s prodco, is set for a winter 2018 debut on CBC.

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CBC, Comedy Central partner on Crawford

The broadcasters have commissioned a comedy series from Mike Clattenburg and Laura Michalchyshyn’s Rabbit Square Productions.

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Ricky, Julian and Bubbles buy Trailer Park Boys IP

The purchase includes all prior TV series, specials and the first two feature films but excludes the yet-to-be-released third feature.

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Lionsgate to co-distribute Satisfaction comedy

The mini-studio will join DHX Media to shop the CTV single camera sitcom outside of Canada.

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Telefilm invests $6.2M in eight features

Mike Clattenburg’s Trailer Park Boys III and Sylvain Archambault’s La Garde are among the films receiving coin through the Canada Feature Film Fund.

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Sisters & Brothers dominates UBCP/ACTRA awards in Vancouver

Camille Sullivan won for best actress and Kacey Rohl took top honours for best newcomer for their star turns in the Carl Bessai feature (pictured), which earlier this year won big at the Leo Awards.

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WGC Screenwriting Awards Finalists Announced

Among the 34 finalists are the writers behind Flashpoint, Todd and the Book of Pure Evil (pictured) and Murdoch Mysteries.

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Talking TIFF: Gravestock on Canadian film selection

The festival’s Canadian Programming exec talks to Playback about this year’s selection process.

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Telefilm pours coin into Mike Clattenburg and Michael Melski films

The Guys Who Move Furniture and Charlie Zone get the green light from the funding body.

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Mike Clattenburg to direct The Guys Who Move Furniture

The dramedy portrays four men working for a moving company who share damaged pasts and find out who can really face their future when the company and their working relationships start to fall apart.