Sienna Films

Cardinal

Deals: DHX Media, eOne, Sienna

Italian TV channel Effe TV has picked up the broadcast rights to the first three seasons of Cardinal.

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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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Ransom to return for third season

The drama is set to premiere on Corus Entertainment’s Global and on CBS in the U.S. in 2019.

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Telefilm distributes $3M across four Indigenous features

Michelle Latimer’s Forgotten and Loretta Todd’s Monkey Beach are among the selected projects.

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CMF and Irish funder invest $225K across five projects

Sienna Films and Rezolution Pictures are two of the Canadian prodcos selected to receive coin.

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In brief: CraveTV sets stand-up special premieres

Plus: Riftworld Legends comic expands to print this month and LIFT, imagineNATIVE announce mentorship recipient.

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Finding the ‘ugly side’ of summer for Cardinal season two

Showrunner Sarah Dodd discusses the numerous challenges in meeting the bar set by the worldwide success of season one.

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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.