Frantic Films

Still Standing

Still Standing gets second season

The Jonny Harris-hosted series, produced by Frantic Films, bowed on CBC this summer.

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Highway Entertainment adds prodcos to first-look roster

Former CanWest Global exec Adam Ivers on the two new deals with Canadian production companies and the strategy behind them.

Meet the Family

Meet the Family, Package Deal cancelled

Both City series will not return for third seasons (Meet the Family pictured).

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HGTV Canada renews Buy It, Fix It, Sell It

Jamie Brown’s Frantic Films is to produce 14 new half-hours of the factual series. (Cast member Tiffany Pratt pictured.)

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Frantic Films finds CBC’s funny bone in Of All Places

The indie also got a sixth-season pick up for its Winnipeg Comedy Festival series. (Frantic CEO Jamie Brown pictured)

Graham Ludlow

Frantic Films taps Graham Ludlow to boost scripted TV slate

The Vancouver-raised, Los Angeles-based consultant earlier stick-handled three TV movies for CTV and Lifetime


Project Latte unveils SVOD rights deals behind sci-fi slate

Bell Media did deals with MGM, Warner Bros., BBC Worldwide and Orphan Black (pictured) producer Temple Street Productions.

Chris Harvey

The New Establishment: Chris Harvey

Harvey has made a name for himself in the hyper-competitive, ever-changing industry of VFX.

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Cineflix makes U.K., U.S. deals in acquisitions drive

Crimes That Shook Britain is among a slate of recent U.K. and North American acquisitions made by the distributor as part of a drive to secure more third-party content.

Meet the Family

Production starts on season 2 of Meet the Family

Casting is currently underway in the Toronto area for the reality series from Frantic Films.

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CBC acquires Comedy on the Edge format

Frantic Films will produce the comic take on small towns in economic decline for the pubcaster, to debut in early 2015.

Shelly Tyler

Frantic Films’ Shelly Tyler joins National Screen Institute

In her new role, Tyler (pictured) will oversee the NSI Features First and NSI Totally Television programs.