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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.

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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.