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Thunderbird turns facts into fiction as scripted-content drive ramps up

Execs Wendy McKernan and Lindsay Macadam discuss how the company is building out a scripted development slate based on factual IP.

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Thunderbird’s Raffe exits to launch new prodco

The outgoing SVP of scripted production will continue to work on Thunderbird properties alongside her new venture.

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Thunderbird begins trading on TSX Venture Exchange

Following the completion of its deal with Golden Secret Ventures, Thunderbird has an estimated $16.6 million of working capital to direct toward its subsidiaries and future acquisitions.

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Thunderbird to open Ottawa office

The Vancouver-based company is looking to tap into a new talent pool as it builds out its animation and factual divisions in the nation’s capital.

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In Brief: Joanne Levy appointed to the CRTC

The former Buffalo Gal producer has been named commissioner for Manitoba/Saskatchewan, Thunderbird adds to its team, plus more news.

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Netflix takes on The Last Kids on Earth

Production is underway on the TV show from Vancouver’s Atomic Cartoons.

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Cameras rolling on Kim’s Convenience season two

Thirteen new episodes of the Korean-Canadian family comedy are now filming ahead of its fall premiere on CBC.

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Deals: Thunderbird, A71, CBC

Thunderbird Releasing (formerly Soda Pictures) has picked up all U.K. rights for Canada/France copro Mobile Homes, plus more deals.

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Thunderbird to develop TV series based on mystery novels

The Vancouver entertainment co is teaming with executive producer David Salzman on the series based on the popular novels by Faye Kellerman.

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Atomic Cartoons appoints a new head of development

Former Arc Productions exec Matthew Berkowitz will be based out of Los Angeles.

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Skybound North signs first-look deal

Thunderbird will get early access to TV content coming from the new Vancouver shop, headed by Catherine Winder.

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CBC unpacks fall premiere schedule

Kim’s Convenience (pictured) and Shoot the Messenger are set up with plum lead-ins by established CBC series.