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IPF invests $2 million across 15 projects

N5 Pictures’ Petrol and Lapaire Productions’ People Watching received production financing from the digital series funder.

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Corus-owned YA imprint takes rights to Carmilla

Kids Can Press has optioned worldwide publishing rights to the scripted digital series from Shaftesbury.

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Bell Fund dishes out $4.2 million to 18 projects

Blue Ant’s cross-platform, Snapchat-inspired series Snap-Wrap and the first season of Shaftesbury’s Frankie Drake are among the recipients.

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Slasher returns for a second season

Filming wraps next week in Orangeville, ON on new episodes of Shaftesbury’s anthology thriller series.

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In Brief: Shaw Rocket joins Emerald Code

The Writers Guild of Canada has launched the Denis McGrath Memorial Fund, plus more news.

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CBC greenlights Shaftesbury’s Frankie Drake

The female-led period detective drama, created by Murdoch Mysteries scribes Carol Hay and Michelle Ricci, goes to camera this summer in Toronto.

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CBC orders more Murdoch Mysteries

The pubcaster ordered 18 more episodes for the show’s eleventh season, as well as a two-hour Christmas special.

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CMF awards $4.7M across 21 digital media productions

Games from A71 Productions and Shaftesbury Tech were among the projects to receive development support.

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Shaftesbury’s Slasher gets Netflix release

On the heels of its CSA noms, the thriller is now available on the SVOD in multiple markets, including Canada, France and Italy.

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Photo gallery: Shaftesbury’s holiday open house

The Murdoch Mysteries prodco invited guests to its new digs in Toronto.

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Murdoch Mysteries, Salvation Army partner

The holiday special marks the series’ second brand integration.

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Shaftesbury unveils Emerald Code

As part of an initiative to promote STEM-centric learning, the company revealed its digital and linear series at an event held at its new Toronto HQ.