CBC partners with int’l broadcasters to launch Panora.tv
Set to launch this fall, the business-facing platform is meant to tap into the 12,000 content buyers unable to attend major industry events.
Mobile Homes added to Cannes Directors’ Fortnight program
Toronto’s Lithium Studios is one of three producers attached to the France/Canada coproduction.
Cable revenue flat for Rogers in Q1
But the telco posted a 6% bump in overall profits, thanks in part to a $26 million gain in its media business.
Cameras roll on Rabbit Square’s Crawford
The comedy, from Mike Clattenburg and Laura Michalchyshyn’s prodco, is set for a winter 2018 debut on CBC.
CRTC to review CBC, digital media
The commission will look to renew and monitor the pubcaster’s licence, as well as research the financial state of digital media as part of its three-year plan.
Rogers Media sells Toronto production office
The company will remain as a tenant at the 1.8-acre site until next year.
Lloyd Axworthy doc set for international shoot
Produced by Toronto-based prodco Aperture, the feature will shoot across North America before heading to Cambodia in September.
Sarah Polley eyes next project
With Alias Grace in post-production, the filmmaker has optioned a novel by Toronto-based author Zoe Whittall.
Canadian Cinema Editors reveal 2017 award nominees
Kim’s Convenience‘s Kye Meechan, Cardinal‘s Teresa De Luca and PAW Patrol‘s Tom Berger are among those vying for top honours at the annual ceremony.
Tatiana Maslany-produced Touch receives BravoFACT coin
The short film, directed by Bryan Kawalsky and written by Kathryn Alexandre, was among 11 projects to share $512K in the fund’s latest round.
NCFD maps its route (across 1,750 screens)
With a government investment of $3 million, National Canadian Film Day has more than quadrupled in size since last year.
USA Network’s Colony to settle in Vancouver
The sci-fi drama is moving out of L.A. for its third season.