Kelly Townsend

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Take the Shot boards French series Maroni

The Newfoundland-based prodco will coproduce season two of the ARTE Worldwide original with FrenchKiss Pictures, now in production.

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Nurses to start its second shift in March

Production on season two of Global’s medical procedural will launch in Toronto, with two new cast members set to scrub in.

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Breakthrough, Black Fawn spark Vicious Fun with Turner LatAm

The Toronto prodcos have partnered with Turner Latin America’s production banner to develop, co-finance and produce genre titles, starting with horror Vicious Fun.

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Brad Peyton to receive CFC’s Creative Excellence award

The Newfoundland-born director behind Frontier and San Andreas will receive the honour at a reception in L.A. in March.

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CSAs ’20: Schitt’s Creek breaks awards record with 26 noms

Anne with an E, Mary Kills People and Letterkenny top their previous hauls, while Cardinal racks up 14 nominations as it moves to the Drama category.

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CRTC hears interventions on Bell Media’s proposed V acquisition

Quebecor stood firm in its stance against the deal, while a number of associations disputed Bell Media’s request to lower French-language PNI expenditure requirements.

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In brief: Netflix’s first Quebec film to premiere in Montreal

Plus: Anthropocene directors Jennifer Baichwal and Nicholas de Pencier take over Toronto’s Human Rights Watch fest and a new Montreal VFX studio opens.

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TIFF Next Wave’s Co-Lab opens the door for young creators

TIFF’s manager of youth and community initiatives Steph Guthrie explains how the single-day industry conference focuses on how to get a film seen rather than made.

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eOne lands worldwide rights to Global drama Family Law

The studio is set to distribute the SEVEN24 Films and Lark Productions legal drama internationally, excluding Canada, as casting gets underway.

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In brief: Canadian orgs, prodcos sign on for climate action

B.C. Green Park Group’s climate pact for the creative industry earns over 70 signatories, WIFTV names genre concept winners and Bron-backed films nab Oscar gold.

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Two Annes collide in Hamilton

Anne with an E star Amybeth McNulty stars in Maternal, the feature directorial debut of Anne of Green Gables icon Megan Follows, now in production.

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All-Round Champion gets an early renewal

TVO and BYUtv have greenlit the marblemedia-produced unscripted series for a second season ahead of its March broadcast premiere.