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Hummingbird Project

In brief: Nguyen’s Hummingbird Project to open VIFF

Plus: Spin Master, Kew Media and eOne all add to their teams, and WIFT-T names its Meridian Artists Agency Mentorship recipient.

Designated Survivor

Netflix revives Designated Survivor following ABC cancellation

This marks the second time this year that a streaming giant has picked up a Toronto-shot series after it was cancelled by its U.S. network.

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eOne taps Zev Foreman to lead film production in L.A.

Foreman, whose production credits include Jean-Marc Vallee’s Dallas Buyers Club and Nacho Vigalondo’s Colossal, will oversee development and production on eOne’s global slate.

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How Secret Location took on The Great C

The eOne-owned studio continues to push the boundaries of virtual reality with its 30-minute “cinematic VR narrative” based on the short story by Philip K. Dick.

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eOne, Alibaba Pictures plan Peppa Pig movie for China

The first-ever film copro between eOne and Alibaba Pictures is scheduled for release in 2019.

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In Brief: Phil King named Canada lead for Sony Pictures

The former CTV president takes on an added role as SPT moves toward a territory management model, plus more.

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Boat Rocker adds eOne SVP for biz and legal affairs

Dina Appleton has joined the Toronto-based company as it continues to expand internationally.

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eOne to adapt comic Skin&Earth

Written and illustrated by Canadian singer-songwriter Lights, the comic will be adapted for television, in addition to digital and gaming content.

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Ransom to return for third season

The drama is set to premiere on Corus Entertainment’s Global and on CBS in the U.S. in 2019.

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Boat Rocker builds out Ventures division

Andrew Spergel, the former SVP of corporate development and strategy at eOne, has been appointed as EVP of Boat Rocker Ventures.

Burden of Truth

Season two of Burden of Truth underway

The Kristin Kreuk-starrer has cameras rolling in Winnipeg ahead of its U.S. debut on the CW later this month, with some new faces behind the camera and in the writers’ room.

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U.K.’s Universal TV picks up Burden of Truth

The legal drama, produced by ICF Films, eOne and Eagle Vision, debuts on the U.K. channel next month.