International: Canal+ enters SVOD race, France taxes digis

Plus: the U.K. and China set a new legal framework for IP confidentiality in copros and Sweden introduces new production tax rebate.

Girls of the Sun

Deals: PNP, Blue Ant Media, Sinking Ship

Vancouver’s Pacific Northwest Pictures nabs the Canadian rights to Girls of The Sun (pictured), plus more.


France’s Canal Plus picks up Cardinal

The Sienna Films and eOne drama has proved a hot commodity in European markets, having already sold to numerous broadcasters, including the U.K.’s BBC.

Anne of Green Gables pic

Deals: Breakthrough, Squeeze, Cineflix, Force Four

Breakthrough Entertainment’s Anne of Green Gables MOW (pictured) has been picked up by ITV3 in the U.K., plus more deals.

DHX MEDIA Monster Math Squad-1

DHX inks deal with Canal+ for Monster Math Squad

The French premium pay TV channel will air the CG-animated series in territories including France and Switzerland.

Stella and Sam

Bejuba! secures new TV sales for Stella and Sam

The Canadian producer/distributor has sold the series, produced by Toronto-based Radical Sheep Productions, into France, Scandanavia and Estonia.