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Deals: Corus, Raven Banner, Portfolio

Corus Entertainment’s Treehouse inks a wide-ranging deal with Australian Broadcasting Corporation for its preschool property The Wiggles, plus more.

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Northern Banner acquires Hello Destroyer

The pickup comes ahead of the film’s world premiere in TIFF ’16′s Discovery program.

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Raven Banner acquires I Am Thor

The Toronto-based indie has picked up the Canadian distribution rights to the USA/Canada/Finland/Sweden copro.

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Northern Banner picks up Embrace of the Serpent

The specialty label of Raven Banner has acquired the Canadian rights to the Ciro Guerra feature.

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Raven Banner boards El Gigante

The deal between Vancouver’s Luchagore Productions and Raven Banner was made at Fantasia Film Festival.

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Raven Banner picks up The Editor

The Toronto-based distributor has secured the Canadian rights to the Adam Brooks- and Matthew Kennedy-directed horror comedy.

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WolfCop opens to $30K B.O.

The werewolf comedy is expanding beyond its home province this weekend to Cineplex screens in Toronto, Hamilton, Halifax and Winnipeg.

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Raven Banner options Clive Barker short story

The genre producer/distributor will shoot the movie adaptation in Ontario this fall. (Raven Banner partners Michael Paszt, Andrew Hunt and James Fler pictured).

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Raven Banner takes international rights to Septic Man

The deal, excluding North America, follows Jesse Cook’s horror thriller (pictured) debuting at Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas.

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Raven Banner options Wesley King YA novels

The genre movie distributor plans possible TV treatment for The Vindico and its sequel The Feros (author King pictured).

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Raven Banner takes Canadian rights to Slash-er flick

The horror film, to be released through the indie distributor’s Sinister Cinema series with Cineplex, is the first release from new label Slasher Films (producers Slash and Rob Eric pictured).

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Raven Banner, Anchor Bay pact on Buzzkill

The project marks the directorial debut of Toronto FX guru Paul Jones (Resident Evil, Silent Hill).