Just for Laughs broadens reach with new event

TV

Details on its new Montreal event Kultura, which will cover everything from movies and TV to tech and food, and launch next spring.



Quebecor’s new integrated media strategy

TV

The company is rolling assets including TVA Group, Sun Media and the QMI Agency into the newly created Media Group.



DHX Media shuffles management after Family Channel buy

TV

Michael Donovan becomes executive chairman, while Dana Landry is promoted from CFO to CEO of the Halifax-based indie producer.



Rogers earns group-based licence renewals from CRTC

TV

But the broadcaster must apply for a separate TV licence to air hockey games on the CBC on Saturday nights.



Games get top coin in CMF latest experimental stream

INTERACTIVEWEB

The fund distributed $4.3M across 18 projects to support development, with further investment targeted to marketing efforts for 12 other digital media projects.



Deals: PNP, Big Bad Boo, D Films, 108 Media

FILMTV

Pacific Northwest Films picks up the Canadian rights for Night Moves, while Big Bad Boo Studios secured a deal for
1001 Nights (pictured).



Rogers goes big with WWE deal

TV

A new 10-year deal between Rogers and WWE keeps wrestling on Sportsnet and aims to bring the WWE Network to Canadian television subscribers.



Latest group of NSI New Voices students graduate

FILM

The NSI program allowed the aspiring directors to complete calling-card short films, including The Path and Cashier Classifieds.



Blue Ant deepens music ties with Polaris Prize

TV

Raja Khanna, CEO of TV and digital at Blue Ant, on why the media co made the deal, which will see the company cover content, event management and sponsorship sales for the event.



Nimble Productions options Fall On Your Knees

TV

The indie producer envisions a TV limited series for Ann-Marie MacDonald’s first novel about four sisters and their father.

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