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Deals: Buck, eOne, Muse, Blue Ant

Buck Productions documentary Stay Awhile (pictured) sells to multiple U.S. digital platforms, plus more deals of the week.

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Milton’s Secret gets VIFF world bow

The feature, produced by Buck Productions, Riverside Entertainment and Hulo Films, will screen in the Vancouver festival’s Special Presentations program. (Lead actor Donald Sutherland pictured.)

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Buck Productions signs with The Gersh Agency

The indie prodco is looking to make further inroads in international markets and focus on TV production deals.

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Buck Productions trips out with HuffPo Canada

The Toronto prodco signed on with HuffPo Canada to produce Like A Tourist, a 10-part travel web series.

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David Hayter boards ReincarNATE as exec producer

The Canadian-American scribe joins the project in development from Buck Productions and Patrice Theroux.

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Buck Productions lands four-series deal with Reelz

Toronto-based Buck will produce four 10-part series for the U.S. cable net’s 2017/2018 lineup. (Buck CEO Sean Buckley pictured.)

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Buck partners with Chronic Media on Mandy Town

In partnership with St. John’s-based Chronic, the producer is developing another factual series with built-in branded content potential. (Mandy Rennehan pictured.)

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Buck Productions partners with Hardwired Marketing Group

The Toronto-based prodco has been appointed the exclusive content producer for Hardwired’s client roster. (Buck Productions CEO Sean Buckley pictured.)

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In brief: CMF/Screen Australia coin; Dead of Summer’s B.C. shoot

Screen Australia and the CMF distribute $700,000 across three digital coproductions, Dead of Summer starts production in Vancouver, plus more news from the week.

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Buck Productions expands U.S. presence

The Toronto-based company has hired U.S. reality TV veteran and former CMJ Distribution COO Lou Occhicone (pictured) as a consultant.

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Production underway on Milton’s Secret

Casting details were also revealed by the producers Thursday, including the addition of Michelle Rodriguez (pictured) and David Sutcliffe.

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Building a branded content strategy

From Playback magazine: Brands want new ways to reach audiences; producers want new financing models. Here, we lay out how the two worlds can be merged.