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Peacock Alley, Don Carmody TV Strike Distribution Pact

Peacock Alley Entertainment has joined up with Don Carmody Television to coproduce two new series in development. As part of the new pact unveiled ahead of MIPTV, Peacock Alley Entertainment will handle international distribution for two programs developed by Don[...]

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Don Carmody TV, Peacock Alley Ink Distribution Deal

The pact starts with the Canadian distributor handling international sales of “Echoes,” from “Stargate” writer Carl Binder, and Michael McGowan’s survivalist drama “Between.” Don Carmody Television has tapped Peacock Alley Entertainment to co-produce two series now in development, including a[...]

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It’s Toronto’s 180th birthday: Here are 180 people who made a difference

To commemorate Toronto’s 180th birthday on March 6, the Star has assembled 180 profiles of memorable people, including city and community builders, innovators, politicians, cultural leaders, artists, entertainers and athletes, business leaders and colourful personalities who left their mark on[...]

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Berlin: Jay Baruchel to Star in Stephen King Adaptation, ‘The Ten O’Clock People’

Tom Holland, who wrote and helmed 1980s horror classics FRIGHT NIGHT and CHILD’S PLAY, is directing the short story adaptation. Jay Baruchel has signed on to star in and executive produce the film adaptation of Stephen King’s short story THE[...]

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Playback’s Film Producer of the Year is Don Carmody

This year saw “the Don of Canadian production” in theaters, in production and in new areas of the business. Don Carmody’s The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, a 65% Canada-35% Germany copro with Constantin Film’s Robert Kulzer, opened on more[...]

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MIPCOM: Don Carmody Television Hires ‘Stargate’s Carl Binder for ‘Echoes’ Pilot

CANNES — Stargate’s Carl Binder has been tapped by Don Carmody Television to showrun and write the pilot episode for the sci-fi epic Echoes, now in development. The hire follows Oscar-winning Canadian film producer Don Carmody (Chicago) moving into global[...]

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Mr. D, Goon, Colin Mochrie win Canadian Comedy Awards

CBC’s Mr. D, This Hour Has 22 Minutes and This Is That, Colin Mochrie and the hockey film Goon were among the winners Sunday night at the 14th annual Canadian Comedy Awards in Ottawa. Veteran actor and improv comedian Mochrie,[...]

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Jay Baruchel’s Goon scores Canada’s top box-office prize

Jay Baruchel’s hockey comedy Goon has scored Telefilm’s Golden Box Office prize for topping the box office in 2012. The annual award recognizes the homegrown English-language feature film that draws the most money at Canadian theatres. It comes with a $20,000 cash[...]

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Canadian Hockey Comedy Goon Scores Golden Box Office Award

Hockey comedy-with-a-heart Goon has scored top honours for generating the highest domestic box office for a Canadian-made, English-language feature film in 2012. Telefilm Canada’s fourth annual Golden Box Office Award recognizes the Canadian writer and director with a $20,000 cash prize for director Michael[...]

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