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MIPCOM 2017: Why it’s time Canadians got on board the global drama gold rush

CANNES – Go worldwide, young man and woman.That's the message out of MIPCOM where the trend towards international funding of TV dramas featuring partners and talent beyond Canadian shores is playing out this week in networking and deal-making.An example is Blue Moon, the French-language drama starring Karine Vanasse and Caroline Dhavernas for Club Illico. That's a local story with universal themes now being adapted by Cineflix Media into an English language drama to be monetized on a global scale. "We would rather go to the international market – Canada is the last territory," Cineflix Media president Peter Emerson told