CTV unveils L.A. Screenings spoils
The net has announced four of the U.S. dramas it has acquired for fall, as well as variety show Best Time Ever for CTV Two (DC’s Legends of Tomorrow pictured).
TVO pulls out of Wynne doc, demands refund
A public statement from the pubcaster today said it has terminated its agreement with White Pine Pictures for the production of the documentary Politics of Power.
Deals: Tricon, DHX, 9 Story Media
Tricon announces U.S. digital sales for comedies, and more of this week’s deals.
NIFF returns for sophomore run
Festival founder Bill Marshall on the challenges of mounting a full-scale food, film and wine festival that takes place at bucolic Niagara wineries.
Video content is king at 2015 AToMiC Awards
Recognizing innovation at the intersection of media and advertising, the 2015 AToMiC Awards saw tear-jerking storytelling and cutting-edge transmedia take top prizes.
Satellite down, IPTV up: CRTC
IPTV subscribers jumped 29%, while satellite and cable subs dipped, for the year ended Aug. 31, 2014.
CFC, NFB relaunch Creative Doc Lab
The documentary program, which has supported films such as Stories We Tell by Sarah Polley (pictured), will begin its third installment in September.
TMN preps Reelside doc miniseries for June
The six-part original series from Richard Crouse, Raj Panikkar and Chris Szarka follows Canadian filmmakers and personalities.
Inside Out kicks off 25th edition
The 10-day LGBT festival begins tonight in Toronto and closes on May 31 with Portrait of a Serial Monogamist from John Mitchell and Christina Zeidler.
Buried Life stars expand Four Peaks prodco to Canada
The creators, stars and producers of the U.S. MTV factual series have expanded their L.A.-based company to Vancouver.
Kevin Crull lands at U.S. telco Sprint
The former Bell Media president returns to the U.S. after his exit from Bell Media in April.
Shaw, NSI announce Diverse TV Director participants
The program is geared toward aspiring scripted television directors looking to find a break in the world of TV directing.
Bell Canada acquires Toronto Argonauts
The company has partnered with Larry Tanenbaum’s Kilmer Group to purchase the CFL team.
DHX Brands inks Twirlywoos deal with HarperCollins
The exclusive global publishing rights deal with HarperCollins Children’s Books is for Ragdoll Productions’ new preschool series Twirlywoos.