Shark Week sees Nissan develop mini-doc on stunt
The automotive company has turned one of its vehicles into a shark tank, and documented the transformation for custom Shark Week content.
Amberwood’s Wolf Joe in development with TVO
The concept for the series was devised by Alexander Bar, creator of Mike the Knight (pictured).
Production begins on season six of Mr. D
The series, produced by Topsail Productions and Gerard ADHD Entertainment, is currently shooting in Halifax.
Photo Gallery: CFC Garden Party 2016
A selection of pictures from the Canadian Film Centre’s Annual Garden Party.
Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs June 6 to 12, 2016
Zootopia tops the DVD chart for the week of June 6 to 12, followed by Deadpool at #2 and 13 Hours at #3.
CMF awards $8.1M through Francophone Minority Program
This round of funding is awarded to 23 television and digital media projects from across the country.
CRTC’s Raj Shoan dismissed from office
Updated: Raj Shoan has released a statement indicating he will appeal the government’s decision.
Specialty check-in: ads down, subscribers up
How the top channels and industry overall fared in 2015, according to the CRTC’s report.
Deals: levelFILM, CPAC, DHX, Corus, Lionsgate
Toronto’s levelFILM has acquired the Canadian rights to Stephen Dorff-starrer The Debt (pictured) and doc Out of Print, plus more deals of the week.
Creative BC, CMPA-BC launch TV scriptwriter intern program
The initiative aims to support the development of emerging TV scriptwriters in British Columbia.
Photo Gallery: 2016 Spotlight Awards
A selection of photos from Women in Film and Television Vancouver’s Spotlight Awards held this week at the Performance Works arts theatre.
Pay more attention to IoT, E&Y warns media cos
Media companies need to step up their game and tap into the world of connected devices (and personalized advertising), according to the report.
Spin Master inks raft of new licensing deals
The company has announced the launch of several toy lines for fall 2016, including Powerpuff Girls (pictured) and Popples.
Kids’ CBC to rebrand
As part of a winter rebrand to CBC Kids, the Canadian pubcaster will introduce new content, hosts, and part ways with veteran presenter Patty Sullivan (pictured).
Blue Ant puts its Brojects to work in VR
The media co is dipping its toe into the virtual space with a set of new videos.