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  • Murdoch Mysteries

    Murdoch Mysteries

    Winner of 5 Canadian Screen Awards! Set in Toronto at the dawn of the 20th century, Murdoch Mysteries is a one-hour drama series that explores the intriguing world of a methodical and dashing detective who pioneers innovative investigative techniques to solve the city’s crimes. Season 11 premieres Sept. 25 on CBC!

  • Frankie Drake Mysteries

    Frankie Drake Mysteries

    Set in 1920s Toronto, the series follows the adventures of Frankie Drake (Lauren Lee Smith) and her partner Trudy Clarke (Chantel Riley) at Drake Private Detectives, the city’s only all-female detective agency, as they find themselves fighting crime in the age of flyboys, gangsters, rum-runners, and speakeasies. Frankie Drake Mysteries premieres Nov. 6 on CBC.

  • Slasher


    Production wraps on Season 2 of Aaron Martin’s award-winning anthology thriller series Slasher. Watch Season 1 on Netflix!

  • Carmilla


    Starring Elise Bauman and Natasha Negovanlis, 2017 Canadian Screen Awards Fan’s Choice Award winner! Funded by U By Kotex®, this irreverent, hit scripted series for millennials from shift2 and Smokebomb puts a contemporary spin on the cult classic vampire novella by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu. 69 million views and counting on YouTube channel KindaTV, with a feature-length film launching Fall 2017!



Sep 07 2017 - The Branded Content Marketing Association (BCMA) announces North American expansion with Canadian chapter

Kaaren Whitney-Vernon leads BCMA Canada as President, with founding members Walmart Canada, Shaftesbury, SGS International, and KPMG.

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Aug 31 2017 - Additional casting announced for new CBC original series Frankie Drake Mysteries from Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury and CBC today revealed additional casting for new one-hour original drama FRANKIE DRAKE MYSTERIES (11 x 60).

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Jun 19 2017 - KCP Loft options the rights for a YA book based on award-winning Canadian digital series Carmilla

Kids Can Press’s new young adult imprint, KCP Loft, has announced that it has optioned world publishing rights to Shaftesbury’s award-winning digital series Carmilla.

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Jun 14 2017 - Canada’s most-watched drama Murdoch Mysteries starts production on Season 11

Number-one Canadian drama Murdoch Mysteries has begun production on Season 11. After celebrating the long-running series’ 150th episode in the season 10 finale, filming is now underway on 18 new one-hour episodes.

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Jun 05 2017 - Cameras roll on Carmilla The Movie based on groundbreaking digital series Carmilla

Feature film stars Elise Bauman and Natasha Negovanlis and includes new cast members from Wynonna Earp, The Expanse and Mary Kills People

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