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Bravo acquires 19-2 from Sphere Media Plus and Echo Media

The French-to-English TV adaptation of a popular Quebec cop drama will be broadcast in early 2014.

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Zone3 produces God, Guns & Automobiles for History U.S.

The Quebec production giant, having made series for English Canadian networks like City and W Network, has now entered the American market.

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Production begins on Mohawk Girls

The half-hour dramedy for APTN and OMNI Television from Rezolution Pictures is shooting in Quebec.

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Space joins Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell co-pro

Quebec’s Cite-Amerique is also on board the seven-part mini-series commissioned by BBC One, set to begin production this summer in Quebec and the U.K.

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FremantleMedia acquires Family Harmony

Global producer-distributor FremantleMedia has picked up the singing competition Family Harmony (Un Air de Famille) (pictured), its first acquisition from Quebec.

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Videotron launches iPad app

The app, called illico.tv, facilitates either linear or video-on-demand viewing of 40 television channels and thousands of hours of programming, in French and English.

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Cameras roll on CBC TV movie Still Life

The adaptation of the Louise Penny crime novel series is the first project from PDM Entertainment, the production vehicle for Phyllis Platt, Brian Dennis and Peter Moss.

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Do Karlovy Vary plaudits spell success for Canuck directors back home?

Rafael Ouellet’s (pictured) debut feature Camion tests Telefilm’s newly-launched “success index” strategy.

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Cinemas Guzzo buys four Imax theatres for Montreal

The exhibitors are to jointly run the four theatres in existing multiplexes, and share the start-up costs and box office revenues.

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Videotron’s Manon Brouillette promoted to president, consumer services

The new posting will enable Videotron topper Robert Depatie to focus on big picture priorities.

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Cinemas Guzzo adds digital servers

The Quebec-based theatre chain has added 62 digital servers.