DHX Media licenses more content to Amazon
DHX Media has signed an exclusive deal with Amazon for its original series Looped (pictured) and licensed more content including The Busy World of Richard Scarry.
Arcana Studios, Yisang Media pact on Pandy
Animated 3D feature Pandy will be released in Chinese markets. (Arcana president Sean Patrick O’Reilly pictured.)
Omnifilm embarks on Wild Bear Rescue
Production on the docuseries for Animal Planet has started in B.C.
Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs July 4 to July 10, 2016
Kung Fu Panda 3 tops the DVD chart for the week of July 3 to 10, with Zootopia at #2 and Deadpool at #3.
The CFC’s French connection
What the CFC Media Lab hopes to accomplish with Enterprising Culture, its new forum for Franco-Canadian cultural industry startups.
Guantanamo’s Child, Outbreak receive Emmy noms
Both projects are up for prizes at the 37th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards. (Guantanamo’s Child pictured.)
Kirstine Stewart to leave Twitter
The former broadcaster and VP of media for North America will be leaving the social media company at a to-be-determined date.
CBC unveils The Goods
The pubcaster has named the final hosts of its new daytime show, which will hit airwaves in October. (Newly added hosts Andrea Bain and Shahir Massoud pictured.)
In brief: Yaffe’s diplomatic appointment, SOCAN buys Audiam
Phyllis Yaffe has a new government role to add to her impressive resume, enRoute Film Fest shorts named, SOCAN gets in the royalty-collection business, and more.
DHX Media goes wild with CBBC
The company has partnered with the BBC Natural History Unit to produce The Zoo for CBBC.
Blue Jays drive revenue for Rogers Media in Q2
Sportsnet and baseball helped push revenue up by 6% in Q2 despite continued softness in advertising across the media division.
Incendo’s Girls’ Night Out gets underway
Filming has commenced on the Montreal prodco’s third TV movie of the year. (Star Mackenzie Mauzy pictured.)
Women in View’s ’2xMore’ winners announced
Nimisha Mukerji (pictured) was one of three directors chosen for the second phase of the Sinking Ship Entertainment and Women in View initiative.
JoBro and Myriad partner on Different Folks
The Toronto company has teamed up with L.A.-based Myriad Pictures to produce the holiday comedy. (Star Bailee Madison pictured.)