Sienna Films

Bell Media Upfront

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.

Cardinal

eOne inks streaming deal with Hulu

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

cdnl1_d38_pt3_bp_0005

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.

Riftworld 1

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.

Cardinal

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).

Aubrey Nealon picture 2

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.

Cardinal

eOne sells Cardinal internationally

The CTV drama has been acquired for broadcast in the U.K., Scandinavia and Spain.

Cardinal pic

Cardinal premiere pulls in 1.3M viewers

The episode’s ratings haul makes the suspense thriller the most-watched Canadian show to debut in the 2016-17 broadcast year, according to Bell Media.

Cardinal pic

How Bell Media, eOne talked up Cardinal at home and abroad

The six-part mystery thriller has been the subject of a lengthy consumer-facing campaign in Canada and an industry-focused one abroad.

shutterstock_Brandon McLaren_crop

Ransom sets up in Toronto

The Global series is produced by eOne, Sienna Films, Big Light Productions and Wildcats Productions. (Cast member Brandon Jay McLaren pictured.)

Copied from Kidscreen - CounterfeitCat

Deals: Boat Rocker, Films We Like, Tricon

Boat Rocker Rights acquires the global distribution rights to Mountain Road Productions’ library, plus more deals of the week. (Tricon’s Counterfeit Cat pictured.)

Camera picture from shutterstock_3723832

Global, TFI greenlight Ransom

The Canada/France coproduction from eOne, Sienna Films and France’s Wildcats Productions has also been picked up by CBS.