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The Grizzlies

In Brief: Media Ranch, Quebecor reveal format incubator participants

Plus: The Grizzlies wins a prize at Fabrique Du Cinema Awards in Rome, Fremantle elevates execs, and more.

Sophie Ferron Media Ranch

Media Ranch, Quebecor Content partner on format incubator

The winning project will receive financial backing from Quebecor Content to produce a proof-of-concept episode, with Media Ranch distributing the format internationally.

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Deals: DHX Media, Farpoint Films, Media Ranch

Season one of Mega Man: Fully Charged goes to U.K. kids broadcaster POP, while Farpoint Films inks content deals with Rive Gauche Television and Kew Media.

Philip Kalin-Hajdu

Media Ranch hires Philip Kalin-Hajdu to lead creative push

The former director of development at Couzin Films will develop new unscripted series and formats.

GOLDWATER

Canal Vie greenlights new Media Ranch series

The Montreal-based producer/distributor is teaming up with lawyer Anne-France Goldwater on an unscripted show.

True Sex Confessions

Media Ranch reveals MIPCOM deals

The Montreal producer/distributor has sold its True Sex Confessions to SPI International, while Banijay Group is set to remake Thunderstruck.

Sophie Ferron

Media Ranch, Vivianne Morin to acquire Salvail assets

The deal follows a report detailing sexual misconduct allegations against the Montreal prodco’s president Eric Salvail.

American Gods

Deals: Super Channel, LevelFILM, Media Ranch, Knowledge Net

Super Channel has acquired the Canadian broadcast rights to U.S. TV series American Gods, plus more deals.

THE_RECALL

Deals: Minds Eye, Blue Ant, Distribution360, CBC

Blue Ant and Distribution360 unveil a number of pre-MIPCOM acquisitions, CBC nabs domestic rights to a U.K. thriller, plus more deals of the week.

Double-Occupancy

Endemol France nabs rights to Canadian format

Double Occupancy, created and produced by Montreal-based Productions J, is distributed by Media Ranch.

Tanja van der Goes

Media Ranch launches overseas arm

The Montreal-based producer/distributor has appointed Tanja van der Goes to lead its new office in Amsterdam.

Bruno and Boots

Deals: Breakthrough, Blue Ant, Hollywood Suite, eOne

With MIPCOM wheeling and dealing in full swing, a look back at some of the week’s deals, including Blue Ant, Radio-Canada and Aircraft’s Bruno & Boots MOW (pictured).