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eOne acquires another Canuck prodco

North American production giant Entertainment One has acquired another Canada-based producer – this time the Vancouver-based Four Force Entertainment. This comes after eOne paid C$29.2 million (US$27.2 million) in July for Paperny Entertainment. No figure was placed on this latest deal. Four Force is best known for unscripted shows such as Border Security: Canada’s Front Line, […]

MIPTV 2014: eOne brings its factual buckets to Cannes

Entertainment One has forged a reputation as a distributor of US and Canadian drama, but this MIPTV is making a concerted push into factual. Prentiss Fraser, senior VP, worldwide sales and acquisitions says that the initiative has seen it stock up on content and reorganise the way in which it is presented to buyers. The […]