Daniele Alcinii

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Corey Russell joins Cream Productions, launches doc division

The former Fadoo Productions exec will oversee the launch of Cream’s film division as executive VP and help develop and produce music, sports and doc specials.

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CuriosityStream launches Go Button’s World Without NASA

The two-part documentary special is set for broadcast on CBC’s documentary Channel next month.

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Sheffield Doc/Fest senior programmer Adam Cook resigns

Cook, formerly a programmer at VIFF and programming associate at TIFF, was in the role for less than a month.

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WarnerMedia reveals HBO Max as name of SVOD service

The streamer is set to launch in the U.S. in spring 2020, though WarnerMedia has not disclosed details about the potential of an international rollout.

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Hot Docs Partners backs We Are Here, Influence

The initiative was launched last May to connect investors with feature-length doc productions seeking financing.

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Media Ranch to represent DR Denmark’s formats catalogue

The deal comes less than a month after Media Ranch opened its first Scandinavian office in Copenhagen.

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HGTV, Property Brothers expand franchise with ‘Forever Home’

The new series, produced through Scott Brothers Entertainment, will premiere on HGTV Canada this summer following its U.S. debut in May.

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Blue Ant, Saloon Media prep Life Below Zero: Canada

The localized adaptation of the BBC docuseries will explore the remote regions of Northern Canada to see how communities endure the harsh climate.

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MIPCOM deals: Blue Ant, Kew, Cineflix Rights

Blue Ant International sells more than 60 hours of content to China’s CCTV, Cineflix Rights licenses 330 hours of content across Europe, plus more.

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Science Channel dives deep with Mega Machines: Sea Giants

Produced by Halifax’s Arcadia Content, the eight-part series will premiere on Oct. 11.

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Media Ranch hires Philip Kalin-Hajdu to lead creative push

The former director of development at Couzin Films will develop new unscripted series and formats.

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Comcast beats out Fox in $40 billion bid for Sky

Sky has issued a unanimous recommendation of the offer to its shareholders, urging them to accept the deal “immediately.”