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In brief: Rodeo FX expands Quebec footprint

Plus: APTN preps the debut of its original anthology series Amplify and Corus’ digital agency so.da launches its latest branded project.

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Tribal Police Files launches season three in Alberta

Directed and produced by Steve Sxwithul’txw, the 13 x 30-minute APTN docuseries will feature local officers in the Tsuut’ina Nation outside of Calgary.

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PBS, int’l broadcasters ink deal for Skindigenous

The 2020 Rockie Awards nominee from Nish Media is also currently in production on its third season.

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How producer Loretta Todd kept cameras rolling during COVID-19

The producer behind APTN children’s series Coyote’s Crazy Smart Science Show leaned on the Indigenous community to keep season three in production.

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Monika Ille to succeed Jean La Rose as APTN CEO

The organization’s former executive director of programming was promoted to the position following a nationwide search.

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APTN-owned distribution company to debut at MIPCOM

Animiki See Distribution, which APTN describes as a “wholly owned arms-length subsidiary,” is heading to the TV market with a trio of factual titles.

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APTN enters Canadian OTT market with lumi

The ad-free service, launched this week and priced at $4.99 a month, offers a catalogue of original APTN shows such as First Contact, Taken and The Other Side.

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CRTC launches review of Indigenous broadcasting policy

APTN’s Jean La Rose says the broadcaster has been pushing for the review since 2011 and expects a productive collaboration between the CRTC and Indigenous community.

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APTN @ 20: How the broadcaster found its footing

Part two of Playback magazine’s feature examines how former CRTC policy analyst Patrick Tourigny played a key role in APTN’s origin story and the evolution of its news division.

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APTN: Giving the Indigenous community a voice

From Playback magazine: the broadcaster has become more relevant than ever as it prepares for its ambitious next phase after 20 years of broadcasting.

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Prairie Dog’s Tribal rolls into Calgary

The eight-episode drama for APTN sees Blackstone‘s creator Ron E. Scott (pictured) serve as showrunner and director.

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Future History returns to APTN for season two

Thirteen new episodes of the docuseries, produced by Jennifer Podemski’s Redcloud Studios, will begin airing later this month.