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Omnifilm, Reality Distortion Field ink development pact

The Vancouver companies are currently working on the live-action adventure series Knights of Panterra, which will be exec produced by Continuum creator Simon Barry.

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Nomadic’s Ghost Wars set for Syfy, Netflix

Production is currently underway in Vancouver on the Simon Barry-created paranormal thriller.

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DHX, CBBC greenlight Creeped Out

The 13-part coproduction will shoot in the U.K. and Canada, with Bruce McDonald set to direct domestically shot episodes.

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Super Channel, Super Ecran pick up Van Helsing

Production on the Nomadic Pictures project will start later this month in Vancouver, with Jason Priestley and Amanda Tapping set to direct episodes of the drama. (Star Kelly Overton pictured.)

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New Metric, Rogers ink development deal for crime thriller

The Toronto prodco optioned the rights for the non-fiction book based on mafia boss Vito Rizzuto.

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Continuum to return for fourth, final season

The sci-fi series will wrap its run with a six-ep season on Showcase and Syfy.

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2014 DGC Award nominees announced

The awards will recognize achievement across 19 categories in a ceremony to be held in Toronto on Oct. 25. (Best feature film nominee The Grand Seduction pictured)

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Continuum kicks off third season shoot in Vancouver

Alphas‘ Rachel Crawford boards for a multiple-episode arc in the time-traveling cop drama for Showcase and Syfy.

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Simon Barry, Stephen Hegyes launch Reality Distortion Field

The genre-focused production shingle will develop original TV series and theatrical movies for the Canadian and international market.

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Syfy renews Continuum for third season

The U.S. cable channel has ordered another 13 episodes and will air the Showcase time-traveling series in 2014.

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Continuum comes out on top at Constellation Awards

Also faring well at the awards event held June 22 was Primeval: New World, which took two prizes compared to Continuum‘s (pictured) three.

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In the writers’ room with WGC awards’ TV drama nominees

Michael MacLennan, Simon Barry, Leila Basen, Heather Conkie and Esta Spalding talk writers’ room must-haves, how they write drama, and potential TV crossover episodes.