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Shaftesbury unveils Emerald Code

As part of an initiative to promote STEM-centric learning, the company revealed its digital and linear series at an event held at its new Toronto HQ.

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Shaftesbury/Smokebomb launches Inhuman Condition

The first six episodes of the 33-part supernatural drama (pictured) were released on the KindaTV YouTube channel earlier this week.

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In brief: Female Eye honours Jennings, NFB’s new VR project

Shaftesbury’s Christina Jennings (pictured) will receive the Female Eye Maverick award, Whistler announces its Feature Project lab participants, plus more news of the week.

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Dear Ms. Joly…an industry wish list

Playback magazine reached out to industry members to get their wish lists for the upcoming Cancon review. Here’s what they told us.

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Fall on Your Knees adaptation in development

The award-winning book is being developed by Shaftesbury and Sharon Mustos’ TeamSharon.biz for a Canadian broadcaster.

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Best of the Year: Murdoch Mysteries

Almost retired at 65 (episodes), but now in the prime of life, Shaftesbury’s globe-trotting Canadian success story is Playback‘s TV Show of the Year.

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Shaftesbury and Rainmaker’s proposed $20M tie-up

Shaftesbury CEO Christina Jennings on why the proposed acquisition – which would see both companies continue to operate independently – makes sense for the company she founded in 1987.

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Slasher goes to camera, reveals cast

Production on the psychological thriller Slasher will take place in Northern Ontario. (Series star Katie McGrath pictured.)

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Chiller picks up Shaftesbury’s Slasher

Slasher is the first original series for the U.S. channel, with Super Channel on board as the Canadian broadcaster.

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The Listener goes silent after five seasons

The last episode of the Shaftesbury-produced series will air on CTV on Aug. 18.

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Cameras roll on People Hold On

The Michael Seater-directed film is being shot in Parry Sound, ON, with Shaftesbury’s Christina Jennings serving as co-producer. (Cast pictured)

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Shaftesbury launches youth-focused digi agency

Shift2, with offices in Toronto and L.A., will specialize in creating branded content for YouTube channels.