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Prime Time ’16: “The future is not ad-free”

Shaw Media’s Barb Williams on why the TV industry can’t hope to survive on subscription models alone, and more highlights from the first day of Prime Time.

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Deals: Toon Boom, Lionsgate, D360

Toon Boom links up with Guru on tech, Distribution 360 inks a deal for Ya Ya & Zouck (pictured), plus more deals of the week.

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Telefilm Success Index up 4% for 2014: report

The increase was driven primarily by growth in the commercial component of the index. (The Grand Seduction pictured.)

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D360 signs raft of North American deals

Distribution360, a marblemedia company, has sold more than 260 eps to broadcasters and digital platforms across North America.

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Radical Sheep and Teletoon ink development deal

Radical Sheep Productions has entered into a development deal with Teletoon Canada for the animated comedy Sprinkle and the Sweet Sugar Magics.

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New initiative aims to double number of women directing TV

The new program from Women in View and the Directors Guild of Canada is looking to increase the percentage of scripted TV shows directed by women from 17% to 35% within two years.

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Boat Rocker Media names new sales VP

Prior to joining Boat Rocker, Gia DeLaney (pictured) held positions at American Greetings Entertainment and Reed Midem.

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CRTC opens floor for simsub comments

The regulator has called for public comment on the Super Bowl simsub issue ahead of this weekend’s big game.

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Bell Media reports higher ad revenue in Q4

Election spots, conventional TV and new Astral OOH contracts drove growth at the company.

God Save Justin Trudeau

Swiss pubcaster picks up Justin Trudeau doc

The doc from Montreal-based Productions de la Ruelle is currently being shopped to Canadian broadcasters.

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In brief: Hard Rock Medical renewed, Canadians in Miami

Production on TVO and APTN’s Hard Rock Medical is set to move to another Northern Ontario city, plus Neve Campbell (pictured) is presented an ACTRA prize.

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Sinking Ship acquires Picture Box Distribution

Picture Box principals Marilyn Kynaston and Kate Sanagan will join Sinking Ship to lead its distribution and sales division. (Sinking Ship series Annedroids pictured.)

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Jamie M. Dagg wins Claude Jutra Award

The prize recognizes an outstanding debut from a first-time filmmaker. (Pictured, L to R: River DP Adam Marsden, director/writer Dagg and star Rossif Sutherland.)

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How much is local TV worth?

As the CRTC’s hearings into community and local TV wrap up today, a look at some of the arguments and proposals put forward by the big media players.

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Tricon inks coproduction deal with French producers

Tricon Kids & Family has secured a co-pro agreement with Savoir-Fer and REAZ for Me, Myself & My Selfie, a new CGI-animated comedy short-format series.