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In brief: Crazy8s, Bron Studios, pre-NAPTE sales

Production is underway on Bron Studios and Fortitude International’s Drunk Parents, plus more news from over the past week. (Bron’s Aaron Gilbert pictured.)

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Deals: PNP, Search Engine, Picture Box, Secret Location

Pacific Northwest Pictures and Search Engine have jointly acquired the Canadian rights to Learning to Drive (pictured), and more deals of the week.

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Deals: Cineflix, Tricon, Picture Box

Cineflix Rights sells Yap Films and Cineflix Productions series to international broadcasters, plus more deals of the week. (Angry Planet pictured.)

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Deals: Picture Box, DHX, Nelvana

Picture Box Distribution sells TVOKids series Lady Vocab (pictured) to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and more deals of the week.

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Picture Box picks up Guardians: Evolution

The Canadian distributor is shopping the sci-fi stop-motion animated series for kids (pictured) at MIPCOM, along with factual series Selling Big.

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Crystal Van Pelt named Picture Box mentorship winner

Van Pelt (pictured) will join the Toronto-based company in February 2013 to learn about distribution, marketing and selling of Canadian factual and youth-oriented programs internationally, and attend MIPDoc and MIPTV in April.

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WIFT-T, Picture Box announce distrib and marketing mentorship

The three-month internship includes learning about distribution, marketing and selling of Canadian shows internationally, and attending MIPTV next April with Picture Box.

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Picture Box sells X-Weighted into the U.S.

NBCU’s The Style Network has picked up multiple seasons of the reality series.