Sienna Films

France’s Canal Plus picks up Cardinal

The Sienna Films and eOne drama has proved a hot commodity in European markets, having already sold to numerous broadcasters, including the U.K.’s BBC.

Assembling Riftworld Chronicles piece by piece

With a second season in the pipeline, a TV version in development with CBC and a mobile app on the way, First Love Films is building multiple worlds around its web series.

CTV orders up two more seasons of Cardinal

Twelve more episodes of the detective thriller from eOne and Sienna Films will go to camera in 2017. (Updated: with showrunner announcements for seasons two and three).

New showrunners talk TV: Aubrey Nealon

The Cardinal writer/executive producer talks about how the CTV series came together, why he transitioned to TV and what lies ahead.

eOne sells Cardinal internationally

The CTV drama has been acquired for broadcast in the U.K., Scandinavia and Spain.

Cardinal premiere pulls in 1.3M viewers

The episode’s ratings haul makes the suspense thriller the most-watched Canadian show to debut in the 2016-17 broadcast year, according to Bell Media.

How Bell Media, eOne talked up Cardinal at home and abroad

The six-part mystery thriller has been the subject of a lengthy consumer-facing campaign in Canada and an industry-focused one abroad.

Ransom sets up in Toronto

The Global series is produced by eOne, Sienna Films, Big Light Productions and Wildcats Productions. (Cast member Brandon Jay McLaren pictured.)

Deals: Boat Rocker, Films We Like, Tricon

Boat Rocker Rights acquires the global distribution rights to Mountain Road Productions’ library, plus more deals of the week. (Tricon’s Counterfeit Cat pictured.)

Global, TFI greenlight Ransom

The Canada/France coproduction from eOne, Sienna Films and France’s Wildcats Productions has also been picked up by CBS.

Production underway on CTV’s Cardinal

The six-part drama series is set to shoot in four locations throughout Ontario. (Series leads Billy Campbell and Karine Vanasse pictured.)

CTV greenlights Sienna Films’ Cardinal

The six-part drama is being produced with Entertainment One, which will also handle international distribution.