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Bell Media takes minority stake in Montreal-based Grande Studios

The investment in Grande, which has hosted production on Bell Media series including Transplant and La semaine des 4 Julie, will expand Montreal’s overall production capacity, according to Bell Media Quebec president Karine Moses.

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Pinewood Toronto Studios expansion to complete in 2022

Construction has started on a 200,000 square-foot expansion of Pinewood Toronto, including five new soundstages and additional office space for multiple productions.

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Lift in advertising demand helps Bell Media in Q3

Bell Media’s quarterly revenue was up significantly from the previous quarter as ad spending moved closer to pre-pandemic levels.

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Randy Lennox to exit Bell Media in 2021

Bell group president and vice chair Wade Oosterman will assume leadership of the media company when Lennox departs on Jan. 4.

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Broadcasters partner on HireBIPOC launch, create new greenlight mandate

Bell Media, CBC, Corus Entertainment and Rogers Sports & Media are foundational partners on the hiring database from BIPOC TV & Film with commitments to use the resource for original productions.

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Deals: Indiecan, Bell Media, Blue Ant International

Indiecan Entertainment has acquired the Canadian distribution rights to Susan Rodgers’ first scripted feature film, Still the Water, plus more.

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Bell Media brings CTV brands under one platform

Content across all CTV-branded channels and platforms will be available on the ad-supported CTV.ca and the CTV app in time for the fall TV season.

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EXCLUSIVE: Reelworld, Bell Media look to boost racial diversity with producer-focused initiative

The Reelworld Producers Program aims to cultivate a new generation of emerging producers who are Black, Indigenous and people of colour.

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Jann leads CTV fall lineup dominated by unscripted shows

Corner Gas Animated will return to CTV Comedy Channel, while HBO Max originals Raised by Wolves and Love Life make their way to Sci-Fi and Drama, respectively.

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Harold Greenberg Fund winds down French program; long-term future of English stream unclear

Bell Media said the Harold Greenberg Fund will ‘begin transitioning following the completion of seven years of financial support,’ which came in the form of a tangible benefits package.

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Rogers Group of Funds supports 29 documentary projects

White Pine Pictures’ Buffy Sainte-Marie: Power in the Blood and Screen Siren Pictures’ Children of the Church were among those that secured funding.

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CTV signs on for inaugural broadcast of TIFF Tribute Awards

The Bell Media Studios-produced event will air in prime time, with Sir Anthony Hopkins, Chloe Zhao and Mira Nair among the honourees.