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Beta Film’s Canneseries Winner ‘Audrey’s Back’ Sells To Top Broadcasters In France & Italy

Quebecois series Audrey’s Back (10×30’) is heading overseas after Beta sold rights for the Pixcom-produced dramedy to two of Europe’s majors, France’s Canal+ and Italy’s pubcaster RAI. The project was the first Quebecois series to be selected at Canneseries earlier this year, winning won both the Grand Prix Dior and the festival’s Special Interpretation Award. ( voir + )

- Andreas Wiseman, Deadline

‘Wong & Winchester’ Female Police Procedural Series Shooting for Citytv in Canada

Principal photography has started in Montreal, Canada, on female detective series “Wong & Winchester.” The show is backed by Citytv and Pixcom in association with 3 Arts and Lionsgate Television and will premiere mid-season on Citytv and Citytv+. ( voir + )

- Patrick Frater, Variety

ZDF Enterprises Swoops on Anticipated Canadian Drama ‘White Night’ (EXCLUSIVE)

One of Europe’s most formidable TV forces, ZDF Enterprises, the international distribution and co-production arm of German public broadcaster ZDF, has swooped on world sales rights to “White Night” (“Nuit Blanche”), the anticipated new show from screenwriter Julie Hivon who broke out in fall 2019 with “Amber Alert,” a big audience and critical hit in French-speaking Canada. ( voir + )

- Variety