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Netflix renews Another Life for another ride

The Katee Sackhoff space drama from Halfire Entertainment will start production in Vancouver next year.

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How Another Life fills a new space for Netflix

Executive producers behind the sci-fi series starring Katee Sackhoff discuss the show’s atypical development process.

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Rights and writers’ rooms dissected in Prime Time Netflix panel

Netflix programming exec Chris Regina, Chad Oakes and Noreen Halpern discussed the different models and methods of working together.

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Netflix orders Halfire’s Another Life

Created by Slasher‘s Aaron Martin, the 10-episode sci-fi series will start production in Vancouver this summer.

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Prime Time ’18: How to pitch Netflix

Netflix exec Elizabeth Bradley sits down with Halfire’s Noreen Halpern to talk shop on getting shows on the platform.

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Halfire taps Carol Commisso as VP, development

The former Rogers exec will be charged with sourcing IP to build out the prodco’s slate of scripted dramas.

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CBC sets premiere for Alias Grace

Sarah Polley’s small-screen adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s novel will bow on the pubcaster and Netflix this fall.

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Prime Time ’17: How to sell your series to the States

U.S. and Canadian execs talked about what they’re looking for in a pitch, why buy-in is key to success and the importance of communication.

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Taking Alias Grace from page to screen

With production just wrapped on the six-part miniseries, Noreen Halpern talks pitching Netflix, mammoth crews and top-to-bottom Canadian productions.

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Space preps Halfire’s Aftermath

The Bell Media-owned specialty channel has set a September premiere date for the series, from Noreen Halpern’s prodco.

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Halfire Entertainment hires Marla Boltman

The prodco’s president Noreen Halpern (pictured) talks to Playback about the hire, as well as growing Halfire’s slate beyond Aftermath and Alias Grace.

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CBC, Netflix commission Alias Grace

The adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s 1996 novel of the same name will be produced by Sarah Polley (pictured) and Halfire Entertainment.