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All Governments Lie

Starz acquires All Governments Lie

The White Pine Pictures documentary also sold to a number of European and Asian broadcasters.

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White Pine strengthens scripted team

Karynn Austin adds a VP title and oversight of scripted programming to her remit, while Maxim Gertler-Jaffe heads to the U.K. to head up expansion efforts.

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CMPA to recognize emerging talent at annual awards

The new prize will join the Established Producer award, for which the 2016 nominees have been announced.

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VIFF adds 22 Canadian features to 2016 lineup

Where the Universe Sings (pictured) and The Lockpicker were among five world premieres added to the festival’s Canadian programs.

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TIFF ’15: Taking Guantanamo’s Child from script to screen

The team behind White Pine’s Guantanamo’s Child, including Toronto Star reporter Michelle Shephard, on what it took to finally land an interview with Omar Khadr.

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White Pine’s Wynne doc sparks media scuffle

As the conflict surrounding the unfinished political doc unravelled in the media on Thursday, White Pine president Peter Raymont said he is close to finding a new home for the project.


TVO pulls out of Wynne doc, demands refund

A public statement from the pubcaster today said it has terminated its agreement with White Pine Pictures for the production of the documentary Politics of Power.

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White Pine, STV Productions partner on Wire Men limited series

Peter Raymont’s Canada-U.K. coproduction is being shopped in Cannes by U.K. coproducer and distributor Power. (Raymont pictured.)


White Pine preps ‘Politics of Power’ for TVO, schools

Peter Raymont says he hopes this documentary will have the same legs his 1978 doc, The Art of the Possible, did in the educational system. (Pictured L to R: Roxana Spicer, Ontario Premiere Kathleen Wynne and Peter Raymont)

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White Pine hires new head of factual development

The Toronto-based producer has hired Andrew Munger (pictured) to helm its factual division, and hired two new execs on the business side.


CBC developing possible third season for Cracked (Exclusive)

The pubcaster has ordered further development as well for Murdoch Mysteries, Republic of Doyle, Arctic Air, Mr. D and The Ron James Show.


BetaFilm closing in on European deals for Cracked cop drama

White Pine Pictures says the international distributor of the CBC drama is in final negotiations on a German pay TV deal.