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Thunderbird Entertainment to go public via Golden Secret deal

Pending approval of the transaction, which is expected to close by October, Thunderbird will be listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.

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Ivan Fecan named Thunderbird CEO

The interim appointment follows co-founder Tim Gamble’s move to vice chair of the Thunderbird board.

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Cameras rolling on Kim’s Convenience season two

Thirteen new episodes of the Korean-Canadian family comedy are now filming ahead of its fall premiere on CBC.

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Kim’s Convenience comes to life for small screen

Thunderbird executive chair Ivan Fecan is executive producing the award-winning play’s transfer to TV, with production underway.

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Thunderbird acquires Atomic Cartoons

Atomic founders and partners Mauro Casalese, Rob Davies, Trevor Bentley and Rob Simmons will stay on following the acquisition. (Atomic series Pirate Express 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.)


Syfy’s Ascension starts shooting in Montreal

The Tricia Helfer-starrer bound for the U.S. cable channel follows the acquisition of Canadian-made series like Bitten, Haven, Lost Girl and Continuum. (Helfer pictured)

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Kevin Costner inks first-look TV deal with Sea to Sky Entertainment

The Hollywood actor’s production shingle, Treehouse Films, will develop and produce scripted programming for the joint venture between Lionsgate and Thunderbird Films.


City to debut Package Deal on June 24

The broadcaster had an initial May 6 start date for the multi-camera comedy.


Thunderbird Films acquires Reunion Pictures

Both Vancouver-based producers will continue to make TV shows under their separate brands, while their combined forces aims to better serve broadcast partners.


City to debut Package Deal comedy on May 6

The broadcaster will debut its latest comedy (pictured) in the same slot on Monday nights filled with Seed at 8:30 p.m., sandwiched between How I Met Your Mother and 2 Broke Girls.

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Brett Burlock to head up Toronto base for Sea to Sky Entertainment

The ex-CTV and Take 5 development head will bring a joint venture between Lionsgate and Thundebird Films closer to creating a full-service studio alternative for Canadian networks.