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Lambur Productions signs first major deal

Joan Lambur’s Toronto-based kids prodco has optioned the TV rights to the Sophie Kinsella (pictured) novel Fairy Mom and Me.

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Joan Lambur exits Breakthrough, launches new prodco

Toronto-based Lambur Productions aims to be a new major player in children’s and family programming, with prodco Sinking Ship on board as an investor.

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Breakthrough adds to C-suite

Suzanne Wilson joins the company as its VP of family entertainment.

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Mining CanLit for the next hit

From Playback magazine: With more book-optioning on the horizon thanks to a CRTC pilot project, stakeholders weigh in on the do’s and don’ts of bringing published works to the screen.

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Martha Sepulveda joins Breakthrough Entertainment

The former Sinking Ship development manager lands a director role at Toronto-based Breakthrough.

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Max and Shred gets radical at Revival

The second-season shoot for the YTV kids’ live-action sitcom is underway at Toronto’s Revival Studio.

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Breakthrough, YTV and Nickelodeon pact on Max & Shred series

The live action sitcom will bow in the U.S. on Oct. 6, a day ahead of the Canadian launch date.


Breakthrough presells Zerby Derby to Sprout

The Toronto-based producer and distributor has presold its new preschool series, Zerby Derby (pictured) to Sprout in the U.S. and South Korea’s MBC, heading into MIPCOM next month.


Nickelodeon hops on Rocket Monkeys

The U.S.-based company has taken the Breakthrough Entertainment property for its worldwide network.