Articles Tagged ‘Take 5 Productions’

Scripted show of the Year: Vikings


From Playback magazine: How Vikings topped the specialty entertainment ratings and pillaged its way into TV’s overall Top 30 ratings.

Shaw Media orders more Vikings


Shaw Media has greenlit a further 10 episodes of the historical drama, coproduced by Toronto’s Take 5 Productions. (Katheryn Winnick pictured)

Canadian VFX work nominated for VES Awards


Work nominated includes Game of Thrones,Vikings (pictured), and Elysium.

MIPCOM13: Collaboration in a global TV industry key to success, argue execs


TV execs including MGM Studios’ Roma Khanna and No Equal’s J.B. Sugar discuss the growing trend of international financing for scripted dramas.

Take 5 and Whizbang to co-produce CW’s Reign


CBS and CW have tapped the Canadian producers to shoot 12 episodes of the young Mary Queen of Scots drama (pictured) after they shot the first season of Beauty and the Beast in Toronto in spring 2012.

The Borgias ending after three seasons


The period drama was an Irish-Canadian-Hungarian coproduction shot entirely in Europe.

Zone3 produces God, Guns & Automobiles for History U.S.


The Quebec production giant, having made series for English Canadian networks like City and W Network, has now entered the American market.

Fred Fuchs pacts with Berkshire Axis Media


The international coproduction guru has inked a first-look deal to bring new TV projects to John Carbone’s production shingle.

Vikings gets second season


History Channel Canada and U.S. net History both put in a 10-episode second season order for the historical drama produced by Toronto’s Take 5 Productions and Octagon Films.

Weekly roundup: ideaBOOST and film and TV premieres


This pre-Easter edition of our briefs includes premiere news for homegrown TV series, as well as Canuck-made films at the Toronto Jewish Film Festival (Jews and Money pictured).

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WIFT-T Crystal Awards 2014

WIFT-T Crystal Awards 2014 - Alumni of the 2014 WIFT-T Media Leadership program, from left: Tashi Bieler, Marcia Douglas, Janice Zolf, CBC Business of Broadcasting Mentorship recipient Courtney Graham, WIFT-T Director of Development Jackie Pardy, Mark Montefiore Credit: Yani Macute