Camera picture from shutterstock_3723832

Cameras roll on Netflix feature Polar

The Canada/Germany coproduction is shooting at Cinespace until late March.

Peter Micelli

eOne names CAA exec as chief strategy officer

Peter Micelli will oversee the TV and digital content businesses and drive new partnerships for the global studio.

Brown Girl Begins

Brown Girl Begins builds its community

Writer/director Sharon Lewis and her producing partners discuss the film’s upcoming theatrical run, Black Future Month and Black Panther.

Darcy Michael

In brief: CraveTV sets stand-up special premieres

Plus: Riftworld Legends comic expands to print this month and LIFT, imagineNATIVE announce mentorship recipient.

Copied from Media in Canada - Copied from Playback - shutterstock_122945545 - money 100 x 667

CMF, Luxembourg launch $1.8M copro incentive

The two-year audiovisual codevelopment and coproduction agreement is open to TV and digital media projects.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Digital Demand Feb. 13 to 19, 2018

Star Trek: Discovery tops the charts, meanwhile Netflix’s Stranger Things is at #2 and CTV’s Cardinal is at #8.

OUTtv logo

OUTtv travels to New Zealand

The Canadian LGBTQ network will now be offered on TVNZ’s OnDemand AVOD platform.

Copied from Media in Canada - cineplex

Cineplex revenues up despite 5.6% decline in annual attendance

The exhibitor saw strong quarterly and year-end growth in media, attendance revenues and amusements.

Virtue Moir

How PyeongChang is faring with viewers so far

Nearly 30 million Canadians have tuned into CBC’s coverage, with Tessa and Scott providing the Games’ most-watched moment to date.

Vicky Jones

eOne takes off with new TV series

The studio has teamed with DryWrite’s Vicky Jones (pictured) and Phoebe Waller-Bridge on a new rom-com thriller, Run.

e-book-1

Boat Rocker Media invests in Serial Box

Hoping the addictive nature of serialized TV and podcasts can translate to published stories, the Toronto-based company has led a $1.65-million investment round in the platform.

Hot Sheet

Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs, Feb. 5 to Feb. 11, 2018

The Good Doctor is at #1, with CBC’s primetime Olympic coverage taking the #2 spot and Murdoch Mysteries landing at #19.

Beat Bugs BB_StoryArt_1_160415

Beat Bugs to sing for CBC Kids

The Beatles-inspired Netflix series will make its Canadian broadcast debut in February.

Scott McGillivray Buyers Bootcamp

Corus sets premiere date for new original

Popular HGTV host Scott McGillivray is back with a new home reno show, Buyers Bootcamp.

shutterstock_TV_orange

Allarco to pay almost $3M to affected creditors in CCAA proceedings

An Alberta court also extended the company’s stay of proceedings until April 15 in order to give Allarco time to distribute the funds.