SHAFTESBURY HONOURED WITH 19 CANADIAN SCREEN AWARD NOMINATIONS INCLUDING BEST LEAD ACTOR FOR YANNICK BISSON FOR MURDOCH MYSTERIES
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TORONTO, February 15, 2022 – Leading Canadian producer Shaftesbury has received 19 nominations across three shows, as announced today by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. Nominated projects are Murdoch Mysteries, Frankie Drake Mysteries, and Hudson & Rex, “We are thrilled that the Academy has recognized all of the hard work done by the cast and crew on Murdoch...
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UNLTD Acquires Shaftesbury XR Technology Division Creating the Leading XR Content Production Group in Canada
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MONTRÉAL and TORONTO, Dec. 16, 2021 - UNLTD Inc. today announced that it has acquired the XR Technology Division of entertainment industry leader Shaftesbury. Shaftesbury is an innovation leader in immersive therapeutics for both Virtual and Augmented Reality applications. The acquisition of this exceptional team of XR innovators will accelerate UNLTD's plan to build out its expanding business into the digital health sector.  "We're...
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AMC NETWORKS AND SHAFTESBURY ENTER INTO NEW STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP, FURTHER EXPANDING THE GLOBAL AUDIENCE FOR SHAFTESBURY’S CONTENT
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New York, NY and Toronto, ON (February 2, 2021) – AMC Networks, the entertainment company behind some of the most popular and award-winning brands in television, streaming and film, and award-winning production company Shaftesbury, announced today they have entered into a new strategic partnership.  Through its investment in Shaftesbury, AMC Networks will gain access to Shaftesbury’s award-winning slate and expand...
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SHAFTESBURY TECHNOLOGY LAUNCHES BUBBLE BLOOM: A FREE TABLET GAME TO HELP KIDS COPE WITH STRESS THROUGH THE POWER OF PLAY
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June 23, 2020 (TORONTO) — With most kids isolated at home due to COVID-19, Shaftesbury Technology, the technology division from the award-winning production company Shaftesbury (Murdoch Mysteries), has devised a new creative solution to help children cope with stress. Shaftesbury Technology has launched Bubble Bloom, the first of six Positive Distraction Games. After two years in development as a virtual reality game, Bubble Bloom...
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SHAFTESBURY KIDS EXPANDS ITS DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION SLATE AND COMMENCES VIRTUAL WRITING ROOMS FOR FOUR NEW SERIES
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Animated series Mary and Flo: On the Go! brings two beloved Frankie Drake Mysteries characters into Shaftesbury’s family space  Life with Luca picks up on family-favourite series Life with Derek 15 years later  TORONTO, May 12, 2020 - Shaftesbury, the award-winning production company behind the global hit TV series Murdoch Mysteries, is expanding the Shaftesbury Kids production and development slate...
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SHAFTESBURY AND COMPANY PICTURES COME TOGETHER TO OPTION ACCLAIMED CANADIAN BOOK SERIES BIRDER MURDER MYSTERIES
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Birder Murder Mysteries is a series of novels written by best-selling author Steve Burrows   TORONTO, CANADA: Feb 28, 2020 — Shaftesbury, the award-winning production company behind the global hit TV series Murdoch Mysteries, is partnering with the BAFTA-winning U.K. producer Company Pictures (Wolf Hall, Inspector George Gently, Shameless) to option Canadian author Steve Burrows’ book series Birder Murder Mysteries. The international...
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