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New chief for CMJ as Kuyk takes strategy role

Montreal-based producer CMJ Productions has named a new president, with company founder John Kuyk moving to a strategic position. Long-serving exec Judith Beauchemin (right) moves up, effective immediately, with Kuyk (below left) now mainly focused on “developing new and innovative business models to guide CMJ’s future expansion”. Kuyk will provide support to Beauchemin during a […]

Attraction creates studios arm as firms unite

Canada’s Attraction is bringing together its production and sales assets under a new banner. Attraction Studios will comprise Attraction Images, CMJ Productions and Attraction Distribution. Attraction Images president and executive producer Marleen Beaulieu has been promoted to president of Attraction Studios, and will oversee operations of the three business units and provide strategic vision. She’ll […]

FremantleMedia picks up rights to hit Canadian format

FremantleMedia has taken international rights to Canadian entertainment format Family Harmony (Un Air de Famille). The original was created in Quebec by Attraction Images with Canada’s French-language public broadcaster Radio-Canada. FremantleMedia will launch the show, in which teams of families together in a battle to become pitch perfect and voted the most popular singing family, […]