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Beyond Rights to distribute BGM’s Haunted Hospitals

The unscripted show becomes the latest title formerly distributed by Kew Media Distribution to find new international sales representation.

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COVID testing issues stall The Good Doctor’s production restart

The U.S. medical drama had been slated to start production today, however a disagreement between local unions and U.S. studios has put those plans on hold.

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Scripted series ramp up in Ontario, but industry remains shackled by insurance impasse

Promising signs emerge as Nurses, Murdoch and others return, however concern is rising that the majority of projects will be pushed to 2021 if there’s no insurance solution by September.

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BGM expands into survivalist genre with Weather Channel greenlight

The unscripted series goes into production in August and will premiere on the U.S. cable network before the end of the year.

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OutACTRAto releases Working with Queer Performers guideline doc

The best-practices document aims to break down barriers and initiate a shift in how screenwriters, agents, casting directors, directors and producers treat queer performers.

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Bill amendment paves way for large number of prodcos to claim CEWS

The amendment to Bill C-20, which rectifies a minor administrative issue that caused major problems, comes after months of behind-the-scenes advocacy work from the CMPA.

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Jesse Wente named chairperson of Canada Council for the Arts

Indigenous Screen Office executive director Wente has been appointed on a five-year term, replacing outgoing chairperson Pierre Lassonde.

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Raja Khanna named CEO of Dark Slope

The appointment comes as Dark Slope pivots toward immersive learning and closes a new round of bridge funding.

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Atomic Cartoons, Sinking Ship win Daytime Emmys

The Last Kids on Earth and Ghostwriter were among a number of Canadian-produced series to snag awards.

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City of Toronto invests $1.2M in anti-Black racism initiatives

Around $300,000 of that total will be directed toward expanding workforce development initiatives in the screen-based industries.

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Amazon’s The Boys are back in town for season three

Filming on new episodes of the big-budget superhero series is tentatively scheduled to begin in Toronto in early 2021.

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Tanya Green to lead preschool push at Mainframe Studios

The veteran animation exec will oversee all new preschool content at the Wow! Unlimited Media subsidiary, including IP, coproductions and global partnerships.