Super Channel

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Julie Di Cresce joins the Whistler Film Festival

The former HBO and Super Channel exec will oversee all industry, project development and talent programs for the fest and its summit.

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Deals: eOne, Bron, Super Channel, Sony Pictures Television

eOne picks up the distribution rights to Tiny Shoulders: Rethinking Barbie outside the U.S., Bron inks deals with Sony Pictures and Gunpowder & Sky, plus more.

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Allarco exits creditor protection, rebrands Super Channel

President Don McDonald discusses creating a more distinctive pay-TV brand, working with indies after its large-scale licence divestment and its commissioning strategy.

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Super Channel brings back Pure for season two

After CBC last year opted not to renew the hour-long drama, Super Channel has stepped in to commission a sophomore season of the Mennonite mob drama.

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Super Channel sets ICE return

The pay TV net will air the second season of eOne and AT&T’s one-hour crime drama starting this April.

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Melissa Kajpust upped at Super Channel

With the promotion, Kajpust’s remit will expand to include all U.S. and international program acquisitions.

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WIFT-V unveils genre contest winners

Reem Morsi’s Fish and Nicole Steeves’ The Method were among the projects selected for the genre concept competition.

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Allarco to pay almost $3M to affected creditors in CCAA proceedings

An Alberta court also extended the company’s stay of proceedings until April 15 in order to give Allarco time to distribute the funds.

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Deals: Big Cedar Films, Super Channel, Bell Media

Flame Distribution picks up the worldwide rights to Big Cedar Films’ mystery doc, The Missing Tourist, and more.

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Allarco creditor protection extended

The parent company of Super Channel has received an extension on its stay of proceedings until Feb. 28.

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Deals: Thunderbird, Mongrel, Starfield, Super Channel

Thunderbird inks a U.S. theatrical deal with Dark Star Pictures for the Thomas Middleditch-starring comedy feature Entanglement, plus more deals.

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Deals: Super Channel, Raven Banner

Environmental documentary The Messenger gets picked up for U.K. theatrical release, plus more deals.