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Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas

PBS, BBC pick up Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas

The Riddle Films’ musical doc, which is contending for an International Emmy, is written and directed by Larry Weinstein.

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Workin’ Moms, How to Buy a Baby score Int’l Emmy noms

Canadian productions nabbed five nominations, including a nod for best performance by an actor for Cardinal‘s Billy Campbell.

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In brief: CAFTCAD launches new costume design awards

Plus: Joe Serafini joins the Rolling Picture Company, the CMF’s Encore+ hits a viewership milestone, and more.

Counterpart

Deals: CraveTV, Riddle Films, TFO

Starz original Counterpart is heading to the Bell Media-owned streamer, plus more deals.

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The Jews Who Wrote Christmas preps Toronto shoot

The musical documentary, produced by Riddle Films, has sold to eight broadcasters around the world.

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Mongrel Media picks up rights to Everyday Is Like Sunday

The indie distributor acquired all rights, excluding theatrical, after a cinema release of the indie comedy in August 2013.

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How iThentic Canada is being platform agnostic with content distribution

Pavan Moondi’s Everyday Is Like Sunday (pictured) will launch theatrically before going online, and the Guidestones web series will now air in Canada exclusively on CTV platforms as part of a licensing deal with Bell Media.

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iThentic adds 26 new web series

With 10 new Canadian web series on tap, VP of content and production Lisa Baylin talks to Playback Daily about the site’s programming strategy.