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Deals: eOne, Raven Banner, Kew Media

eOne partners with a South Korean prodco for an adaptation of Designated Survivor, while Kew and Raven Banner prep for the French Riviera.

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Raven Banner picks up Danishka Esterhazy’s Level 16

The genre-focused distributor will release the thriller day-and-date with its U.S. theatrical debut.

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Raven Banner picks up trio of films at AFM

The Toronto-based distributor has acquired the Canadian rights to the doc Cassandro the Exotico! (pictured), El Habitante and more.

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Deals: Raven Banner, Film Mode, Moonrise Pictures

The Toronto distributor picks up Belzebuth, Soska Sisters’ Rabid heads to AFM, and more.

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The Movie Network nabs LaLonde’s James Vs His Future Self

The film’s global sales agent AMP International also inked a raft of pre-sales in territories including China and Greece.

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Deals: Bravo, Raven Banner, Blue Ant Media

Canadian writer/director Larysa Kondracki serves as showrunner on the Australian drama Picnic At Hanging Rock, which debuts on Bravo next month, plus more.

Go-Getters

James Vs His Future Self heads to Sudbury

Jeremy LaLonde’s fifth feature film, set to begin production next week, will be distributed in Canada by Northern Banner Releasing.

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De Angeles Films invests in Raven Banner

The financing deal aims to bolster Raven Banner’s ability to offer competitive minimum guarantees.

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Justin McConnell’s Lifechanger rolls in T.O

The thriller, produced by the Broken Mile director and Avi Federgreen, will be distributed by Raven Banner in Canada.

The Messenger story

Deals: Super Channel, Raven Banner

Environmental documentary The Messenger gets picked up for U.K. theatrical release, plus more deals.

News

Raven Banner pacts with 9 Light, Red Square

The new production entity Hangar 18 Media aims to leverage the companies’ development, production and distribution businesses to create original content.

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Distributors’ TIFF-lists

Execs from eOne, Raven Banner and Elevation dish on what they’re looking for at this year’s fest.