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CMF awards over $13M across four programs

Plus, the inaugural edition of the WildBrain-CMF Kids & Family Development Program saw projects from Conquering Lion Pictures and Zone3 nab funding.

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Survey says Family Feud Canada is heading to camera

Production begins this month on the 60 x 30-minute game show format from U.K.’s Fremantle, with the series set to premiere on Dec. 16.

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D360 preps for MIPCOM with 13 new titles

The company has added a raft of kids and lifestyle series from Montreal’s Zone3 as part of a larger push into French-language content.

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Three Canadian webseries to compete at Canneseries

Warigami from Toronto’s First Love Films is among the projects taking part in the festival’s short-form series competition.

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Michel Bissonnette named interim EVP of CBC

The EVP of French Services will serve in a dual role until Heather Conway’s successor is named.

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CMF invests $6.2M across 27 digital media projects

Sinking Ship Entertainment, Secret Location and Zone3 are three of the companies that received development coin for upcoming projects.

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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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Zone3 restructures team

Following the departure of president Michel Bissonnette (pictured), the Montreal prodco has reorganized under three divisions.

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Lorraine Richard, Michel Bissonnette partner on Ad Lib +

The new Montreal-based prodco will focus on English-language dramatic TV projects. (Ad Lib + president Lorraine Richard pictured.)

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Emily Morgan moves to Zone3

The former Shaw Media exec will be based in Toronto and spearhead Zone3′s efforts to expand its English-language programming for the Canadian market.

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Deals: eOne, Bell Media, CMPA, Peace Point

eOne has secured the global licensing rights to Ricky Gervais’ feature film David Brent: Life On The Road, plus more deals of the week. (Gervais pictured.)

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Former Zone3 exec Michael Kronish to lead $100M Vice Media studio

The hire was confirmed Friday by joint venture partner Rogers Communications.