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Kerri MacDonald and Little Dog showrunner Sherry White are on board to develop the novel into a TV series.

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Sherry White awarded Nell Shipman prize

The prize honours a female-identifying producer, writer, showrunner, mentor or programmer who has worked to advance gender equality in the industry.

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Talent to Watch project Little Orphans goes to camera

Exec produced by Little Dog‘s Sherry White, the feature was the only project selected by the program to represent Newfoundland and Labrador.

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CBC’s Little Dog returns to the ring

The second season of Cameron Pictures and Elemental Pictures’ dark comedy is slated to join the pubcaster’s Winter 2019 lineup.

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Telefilm, Birks to honour Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, Mina Shum

Screenwriter Sherry White, director Catherine Bainbridge (pictured) and actor Amanda Brugel are also among this year’s recipients.

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Maudie, Two Lovers and a Bear, ARQ up for WGC awards

On the TV side, the scribes behind Degrassi, Letterkenny, Kim’s Convenience and Odd Squad were among those nominated for Writers Guild awards.

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Harold Greenberg Fund backs Dolan, de Pencier features

The funder has revealed the latest round of features supported through its Equity Investment Program. (Director Miranda de Pencier pictured.)

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Canadian indie Maudie finds male lead

Ethan Hawke will star opposite Sally Hawkins in the first acquisition for Mongrel Media’s new international division.

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Historical dramas, genre series topline in latest TMN dev slate

In addition to the three comedies previously announced, The Movie Network has released the names of 11 new projects on its development slate.

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Twenty-two film scripts receive Harold Greenberg coin

Projects selected in the latest round of funding include a treatment from Michael Dowse and the second draft of a feature adaption of the Miriam Toews novel A Complicated Kindness.

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Mongrel Media launches international distribution arm

The first picture from the new outfit is Maudie, to be directed by Aisling Walsh.

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2014 Showrunner Bootcamp-ers announced

Four peer-nominated TV writers are set to double down in L.A. this week as the third annual CFC/Bell Media professional development program kicks off.