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In Brief: Falls Around Her wins imagineNATIVE audience award

Darlene Naponse’s drama starring Tantoo Cardinal wins big at the fest, Netflix raising more money for original content, and more.


Scott Brothers get into scripted

The Property Brothers will exec produce a single-camera comedy, based on their memoir, which is currently in development with Fox.

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In Brief: Lionsgate and UMG sign first-look deal

The companies have partnered to develop TV projects, Chateau Laurier wins Webfest prizes, plus more.


Starz channel headed to Canada through Bell Media, Lionsgate pact

The agreement also gives Bell Media exclusive first-window access in Canada to Lionsgate’s slate of feature films.

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Banff ’17: Breaking down the techy future of content

Between voice search, AI and Facebook commissioning scripted content, media leaders assess technology challenges and opportunities on the horizon.

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Lionsgate to open Toronto distribution arm

Susan Hummel, former SVP sales and distribution at FremantleMedia International Canada, has been tapped to lead the new office.


Lionsgate closes Starz transaction

The Canadian-American entertainment studio has acquired the U.S. pay-TV network for US$4.4 billion.

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Lionsgate acquires stake in Primal prodco

The producer-distributor has acquired a stake in UK-based Primal Media, a new company from Gogglebox Entertainment founders Mat Steiner and Adam Wood (pictured).

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Lionsgate to acquire Starz for US$4.4B

The Canadian-American entertainment studio has entered an agreement to buy the U.S. pay-TV network Starz for cash and stock.

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TV up, film down for Lionsgate Q4 results

The California and Vancouver-based company also published its full-year results, posting a 2% dip in overall revenues.

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Lionsgate taps Ted Bookstaver for alt-programming sales team

Lionsgate’s slate of nonfiction programming includes, Monica the Medium on Freeform, Hellevator on GSN and Revenge Body with Khloe Kardashian, debuting on E! in 2017.


Lionsgate launches Globalgate Entertainment

The company has partnered with industry veterans and eight international distributors to remake local-language movies.