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True Dating Stories gets a second date

Season two of LaRue Entertainment’s digital series will debut on CBC’s online platforms on Valentine’s Day 2019.

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In Brief: Lionsgate and UMG sign first-look deal

The companies have partnered to develop TV projects, Chateau Laurier wins Webfest prizes, plus more.

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The Communist’s Daughter wins JFL’s CBC Comedy pitch program

The webseries from Toronto duo Leah Cameron and Natalie Novak was among three winning projects at the Just For Laughs ComedyPRO annual pitch competition.

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Banger Films brings the ‘Metal’

Shredders of Metal, a competition series from Toronto’s Banger Films, launched this week on the prodco’s YouTube channel.

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CMF, Northern Ireland launch three-year copro incentive

The joint incentive will provide a total of $600K over three years for TV and digital media projects.

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IPF backs 17 scripted digital projects

She Said Films’ Running With Violet, LoCo Motion Pictures’ How to Buy a Baby and LaRue Entertainment’s The Amazing Gayl Pile were among the recipients.

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Bell Fund marks 20 years with a new mandate

From Playback magazine: With a new directive from the CRTC, the funder had to overhaul its programs and adapt to an ever-changing industry.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand May 31 to June 5, 2018

13 Reasons Why tops the charts, followed by Arrested Development at #2 and The Handmaid’s Tale at #3.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand May 24 to 30, 2018

13 Reasons Why leads the list, followed by The Handmaid’s Tale coming in at #2 and Toronto-shot Star Trek: Discovery at #5.

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Terreur 404 nabs best Canadian series at T.O. WebFest

The drama series from Productions Casablanca picked up the prize at the fifth annual event.

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Hot Sheet: Digital Demand May 8 to 14, 2018

Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why tops the list, with Toronto-shot Star Trek: Discovery coming in at #6 and Trailer Park Boys breaking the top 10.

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YouTube orders AI docuseries hosted by Robert Downey Jr.

Derik Murray and Paul Gertz of Vancouver-based Network Entertainment will produce the series, alongside exec producers from Team Downey and Sonar Entertainment.