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Shaftesbury lends immersive tech to clinical trials

The technology is meant to provide stress relief for pediatric patients, offering an alternative from sedatives and anti-anxiety medications.

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Upfronts ’19: Citytv adds Dead Still, Vagrant Queen to midseason

Rogers Media also renewed Shaftesbury’s Hudson and Rex, while there were a number of significant changes to its roster of international acquisitions.

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Upfronts ’19: CBC lifts the curtain on 2019/20 roster

New scripted dramas from Sienna Films, Shaftesbury, Seven24 and Lark Productions join a local remake of Family Feud and 32 returning series.

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Murdoch Mysteries to hit 200th episode in season 13

Production is underway in Ontario on 18 new episodes of the long-running CBC drama.

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Frankie Drake Mysteries back in business in Ontario

Production on the Shaftesbury series began in the U.K. last month and continues in Ontario until the fall.

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Shaftesbury hires Lesley Grant as creative producer

The former Temple Street producer will help grow Shaftesbury’s creative slate.

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How Shaftesbury got Hudson & Rex off the ground after 12 years

Christina Jennings discusses the show’s journey to greenlight, adapting scripted formats and getting back into business with Rogers Media.

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Shaftesbury expands copro focus with first U.K.-based hire

Former UKTV exec Alexandra Finlay will work to expand the prodco’s coproduction slate in a newly created role.

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Canadians to unpack LGBTQ+ representation at SXSW

As part of a panel on queer fandoms, Shaftesbury will unveil a new feature-length documentary, Queering the Script, directed by Gabrielle Zilkha.

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Dylen Postnikoff to lead brand strategy at Shaftesbury

The former head of TV content marketing at CBC will oversee global brand strategies for Shaftesbury in a new VP role.

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Nokia calls on Shaftesbury for digital docuseries

The companies have partnered on a six-part series exploring the societal impact of 5G networks, artificial intelligence and automation.

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Departure flies to Europe and Africa with NBCUniversal

The Canada/U.K. copro from Shaftesbury and Greenpoint Productions will be broadcast on Universal TV and 13th Street Universal in late 2019.