Conquering Lion Pictures


CMF awards over $13M across four programs

Plus, the inaugural edition of the WildBrain-CMF Kids & Family Development Program saw projects from Conquering Lion Pictures and Zone3 nab funding.


TIFF ’17: 20 Canadian producing teams selected for IFF

Projects from Conquering Lion, Don Carmody Productions and Gearshift Films are heading to the coproduction market in September.

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The Illegal in development with CBC

The project is being developed as an eight-part limited series.

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Book of Negroes, Do Not Track among Peabody finalists

Winning programs will be announced starting April 19.

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In brief: Awards news, Canadians at Berlin

Conquering Lion’s The Illegal heads to Berlin’s market, while Canadians shine on the North American and world stage.

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Book of Negroes added to Los Cabos lineup

The Conquering Lion Pictures series is among four projects to be featured in the festival’s inaugural Cabos TV program.


Conquering Lion options The Golden Son

The Toronto-based prodco has acquired the screen rights to the upcoming Shilpi Somaya Gowda novel.

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Karen Walton’s Ava Lee novel adaptation lands with CBC

The TV development deal between the pubcaster and Strada Films follows attempts to get the crime series adapted as a movie franchise. (Walton pictured.)

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The Book of Negroes starts production in South Africa

The CBC and BET Networks miniseries added Allan Hawco and Lyriq Bent to its ensemble cast. (Cuba Gooding Jr. pictured)


BET joins CBC in airing The Book of Negroes mini-series

The TV adaptation of Canadian writer Lawrence Hill’s novel of the same name (pictured) will start shooting in South Africa in the fall.