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Former Zone3 exec Michael Kronish to lead $100M Vice Media studio

The hire was confirmed Friday by joint venture partner Rogers Communications.

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Cameras roll on The Girl King

Finnish director Mika Kaurismaki’s film about Queen Kristina of Sweden, co-produced by Galafilm and Triptych Media, has financing from Telefilm Canada, SODEC and the OMDC. (Actors Malin Buska and Sarah Gadon pictured)


Rogers Media renews Package Deal, Meet the Family (exclusive)

The broadcaster hands out second-season orders to the Thunderbird Films sitcom and Frantic Films reality series.

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Shaw snags rights to Pillars sequel

The German/Canadian coproduction will see Toronto-based Take 5 Productions partner with Germany’s Tandem Communications, led by former Canadian TV exec Rola Bauer.

Danse Macabre

PHI Group and Galafilm hook up

Montreal’s PHI Group and Galafilm are partnering. The move will see the two companies align their business interests and move forward on independent film, TV and new media properties.


CW puts 18 to Life on hold

Mixed season for Canuck content Stateside