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Playback’s 2018 TV Director of the Year: Kari Skogland

One of Canada’s most respected directors, Skogland’s career climbed to new heights in 2018 with The Handmaid’s Tale.

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Miranda de Pencier, Kari Skogland win DGC Awards

The Grizzlies director walked away with the DGC’s Feature Film award, while Skogland won the drama series prize for her work on The Handmaid’s Tale.

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Hulu renews The Handmaid’s Tale for round three

The Toronto-shot series’ third season is set to return to Cinespace’s Kipling Studio.

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Production spending in Toronto hit $1.8B in 2017: report

Despite an overall dip in production spending on TV series and feature film, there was an uptick in investment in major domestic productions.

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Awards Roundup: Forte’s Snapshots wins kids Int’l Emmy

Plus: Halfire Entertainment’s Alias Grace nabs a Peabody nom and Canadians win at Hollyweb.

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Take 5, Whizbang and J. Miles Dale snag PGAs

Toronto-shot projects The Handmaid’s Tale and The Shape of Water continue to claim high-profile prizes with their respective wins at the Producers Guild of America Awards.

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Awards roundup: Winning streak continues for Handmaid’s Tale

Plus: Jean-Marc Vallee, Jeremy Podeswa and Anne director Niki Caro pick up Director’s Guild of America noms.

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Jean-Marc Vallee, Handmaid’s Tale win Emmys

The Montreal filmmaker took home an award for Big Little Lies, while Toronto-shot The Handmaid’s Tale was a big winner of the night, setting a new benchmark for streaming services.

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Canadians nab Emmy noms

Quebec director Jean-Marc Vallee received a nod for his work on Big Little Lies, while Vikings and Alberta-shot Fargo are also up for trophies.

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More programming added to Space Go, Bravo Go

The Handmaid’s Tale, Killjoys and Orphan Black are now available on the apps.

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Handmaid’s Tale premiere sets records for Bravo

The TV adaptation of the Margaret Atwood novel is the most-watched premiere in five years for the Bell Media channel.

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Hulu renews The Handmaid’s Tale

The Toronto-shot series’ sophomore season has also been picked up by Bell Media’s Bravo.