Nick Krewen

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Deals: Sinking Ship, Attraction Distribution, Super Channel

Sinking Ship Entertainment inks new sales for Odd Squad and Annedroids, Attraction Distribution to distribute Dear Flora internationally, plus more.

SODEC to help finance 15 feature-length documentaries

Two of the films are from Robbie Hart: Ice-Breaker and La fille du rocker: un voyage au bout de Lucien Francoeur.

Blue Ant Studios strikes first-look deal with Emmy winner Lisa Cortes

The Blue Ant Media production arm is already in collaboration with Cortes and her banner Cortes Filmworks on scripted and unscripted projects.

Cinespace renews support for York University Motion Media Studio with $3.12M gift

Cinespace, which was acquired by TPG Real Estate Partners in November, also gave $2.5 million to the media facility in 2016.

IPF and CMF invest $600K in Development Packaging Program

The initiative from the Independent Production Fund and Canada Media Fund is financing 20 scripted short-form series for the 2022 cohort.

OUTtv commissions second season of Hot Haus

The reality series, produced by Daddy TV, sees competitors vying for cash and the title of Queer Sex Symbol.

Hulu and Prime Video sink teeth into GPM’s Reginald the Vampire

The streamers have picked up the Great Pacific Media series, for which Cineflix Studios has signed on as the exclusive global representative.

Blue Ant Media greenlights two originals and four renewals

The Toronto-based producer, distributor and channel operator has announced its Canadian originals lineup for specialty TV platforms Cottage Life, T+E and Love Nature.

Telefilm Canada launches eco-responsibility action plan

The first phase involves seven action points covering organizational, production and planning areas.

Toronto’s Blink Studios gets ‘significant’ investment from INSP LLC

The Indian Land, S.C.-based entertainment network says it wants to expand its relationships in the international film and production community.

Cameron Bailey promoted to CEO of TIFF

Bailey takes on the new role after being artistic director and co-head of TIFF with Joana Vicente, who left in October. He says he wants to “build a festival for the future.”

TIFF appoints Jeffrey Remedios as board chair

The film festival organization has also announced several new board members, including filmmaker Danis Goulet, Wattpad’s Allen Lau and Elevation Pictures’ Laurie May.