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Parade Media, Omnifilm ink content pact

Through the deal, Parade Media will distribute factual programs like Jade Fever (pictured) and Wild Bear Rescue in Latin America.

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Omnifilm options The Birth House

Kerri MacDonald and Little Dog showrunner Sherry White are on board to develop the novel into a TV series.

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CMF invests in eight projects with Luxembourg, South Africa funders

Vancouver’s Omnifilm Entertainment and Toronto’s Six Island Productions are among the Canadians working with Luxembourg-based producers.

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In brief: Whoopi Goldberg to narrate Nelvana animated short film

Plus: Jim Henson Company boards Omnifilm and Reality Distortion Field’s Knights of Panterra, IMAX names a new president, and more.

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Creative BC, Irish Film Board partner on co-development fund

At least half of the funding will go to projects with a female writer or director attached.

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Filming underway in Vancouver on BritBox’s Bletchley Circle revival

Produced by Omnifilm Entertainment, the eight-part series is the first original series from the U.K.-focused SVOD service, which launched last month in Canada.

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Omnifilm to produce BritBox’s first original drama

Michael MacLennan is attached as showrunner on the Canadian series Bletchley Circle: San Francisco, with Kew Media handing international distribution.

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MIPCOM: Kew Media to acquire stake in U.K.’s Awesome Media

News of the proposed investment comes less than two years after Kew chairman Peter Sussman joined Awesome as its board director and co-owner.

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Omnifilm, Reality Distortion Field ink development pact

The Vancouver companies are currently working on the live-action adventure series Knights of Panterra, which will be exec produced by Continuum creator Simon Barry.

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What’s trending in kids content?

Disney exec Paul DeBenedittis on audience sophistication, making existing formats fresh and what not to pitch (hint: no zombie-apocalypse shows, please).

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Creative BC, Irish Film Board partner on adventure series

The Gulliver Curse will be filmed in Ireland with post-production and VFX work completed in B.C. (Creative BC’s Robert Wong pictured.)

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Omnifilm embarks on Wild Bear Rescue

Production on the docuseries for Animal Planet has started in B.C.