From Bill Brioux of the Canadian Press:
Canada shops existing TV series, seeks co-productions at giant MIPCOM
“‘The Book of Negroes’ was calling out for co-production,” says Carolle Brabant, Telefilm Canada’s executive director. The story of British efforts to circumvent African slavery at the time of the American revolution was shot in Nova Scotia and South Africa. Gooding joked about surviving the cold while shooting last spring near Halifax. “I didn’t know what ice rain was,” he told an international press gathering. “Canada practically invented co-production,” says Brabant, noting the country has film and TV production treaties with 54 nations. Continue reading.