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Sienna Films flexes its creative muscles

With two shows travelling the world, more projects in the wings, and Kew Media’s recent endorsement, Playback’s Prodco of the Year is gearing up for an even bigger 2018.

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Carrie Stein to lead scripted TV at Kew Media

Working out of L.A., the former eOne exec joins the Toronto-based media conglomerate as EVP of global scripted series.

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Kew Media acquires Sienna Films

The $3 million-deal marks the Toronto media conglomerate’s official entrance into scripted production.

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Global greenlights season two of Ransom

The drama is produced by Entertainment One, Sienna Films, Frank Spotnitz’s Big Light Productions and Budapest-based Korda Studios.

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Production underway on third season of Cardinal

The CTV and Super Ecran drama is shooting in North Bay, ON and Toronto.

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Riftworld expands its universe

The creators of the CBC Comedy web series have launched a new digital comic, Riftworld Legends.

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Upfronts ’17: Inside Bell’s feel-good sked

Execs from the company weigh in on building the new Bell Media Studios brand and how This is Us set the tone for programming 2017/18.

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eOne inks streaming deal with Hulu

Three Canadian series are headed to the SVOD, including recent hit Cardinal.

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France’s Canal Plus picks up Cardinal

The Sienna Films and eOne drama has proved a hot commodity in European markets, having already sold to numerous broadcasters, including the U.K.’s BBC.

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Assembling Riftworld Chronicles piece by piece

With a second season in the pipeline, a TV version in development with CBC and a mobile app on the way, First Love Films is building multiple worlds around its web series.

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CTV orders up two more seasons of Cardinal

Twelve more episodes of the detective thriller from eOne and Sienna Films will go to camera in 2017. (Updated: with showrunner announcements for seasons two and three).

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New showrunners talk TV: Aubrey Nealon

The Cardinal writer/executive producer talks about how the CTV series came together, why he transitioned to TV and what lies ahead.