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Lionsgate, Tribeca partner on new SVOD service

The service will feature content from the Lionsgate and Tribeca libraries.


Facebook to premiere series of short films by women

“The Storytellers – New Creative Voices of The Twilight Saga” was developed in partnership with Lionsgate, Women in Film and Twilight Saga author Stephenie Meyer.


Lionsgate nabs rights to The Smosh Movie

The mini-major has acquired worldwide distribution rights to the feature film edition of the popular digital media brand for 13 to 17-year-olds.

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eOne, Lionsgate renew output deals

The agreements include Canada, Australia and Spain through 2018. (The Hunger Games: Mockingjay pictured)


Lionsgate’s blockbuster YA movies land at TNT

The channel has grabbed the network TV rights to The Hunger Games and Divergent franchises as Lionsgate looks to library revenue to help drive its bottom line.


Lionsgate looks to up its global game

Following a positive Q1 earnings report last week, the Vancouver-based mini-studio announces the relocation of its international sales division.


Deals: Picture Box, Lionsgate, DHX Media

Picture Box sells several series, including The Liquidator (pictured), into a slew of international markets while Lionsgate extends its output deal with Roadshow Films.

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Lionsgate joins forces with Alibaba to stream in China

The studio is launching a SVOD service in China offering catalogue titles such as The Hunger Games exclusively on the Alibaba set-top box. (From Stream Daily)


Deals: Lionsgate, Peace Point, D360, Syndicado

Syndicado marks its first theatrical deal in Canada while Distribution360 sells over 130 hours of programming. (Peace Point’s Food Truck Face Off pictured.)

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CBC acquires Ascension from Lionsgate, Sea to Sky

The pubcaster jumps on the short-run series trend with the new sci-fi drama, set to air this fall. (Series co-star Tricia Helfer pictured.)

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Lionsgate ups Thomas Hughes with intent to grow digital distribution

As EVP of worldwide digital distribution, Hughes will oversee content licensing and sales deals with MCNs, VOD platforms and digital retailers.

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Banff 2014: Top 10 takeaways

From the 2014 Banff World Media Festival, 10 key trends shaping the TV business right now.