BravoFACTUAL distributes $500K across 11 projects
Byron Hamel’s If I Go Missing and Kathryn Martin’s Hip Hop Speak are among the short documentaries to receive funding.
David Brown named CEO of Blue Ant-owned Omnia Media
Brown, the former head of YouTube Canada, has joined the L.A.-based company alongside three additional executives.
CTV drops Cardinal debut into mid-season lineup
The six-part drama series, produced by Sienna Films and eOne, will take Designated Survivor‘s spot in a bid to capture some of the juggernaut’s audience.
In brief: Canadians at Slamdance; Prasuhn joins CMU
Daniel Warth’s Dim the Fluorescents (pictured) will screen in competition at the Utah festival, the former VP and GM of Gusto TV finds a new gig, plus more news from the week.
Bristow Global Media adds advisory board
With BGM in post-production on Canada: The Story of Us and Hockey Wives season three, Julie Bristow talks about plans for 2017 and beyond.
TFCA names best Canadian feature finalists
Matt Johnson’s Operation Avalanche is one of three films competing for the $100,000 prize at the Toronto Film Critics Association’s annual awards.
Best of the Year: Secret Location
After spending seven years as a predominantly service-based company, the digital content studio is putting its eggs in the original-IP basket.
NFB takes up a new residence in Toronto’s downtown
How changing needs and increased inter-studio collaboration prompted the National Film Board to relocate its Ontario operations after 25 years.
NSI names First Features participants
All-In Madonna, from the writer/producer team of Suzie Winters and Arnold Lim, was among four projects selected for the program.
Breakthrough bolsters distribution team
The Toronto company has upped Owen Kelly as it continues to expand its senior ranks and grow its distribution business.
Reign to end after season four
Producers of the historical drama are currently working on the 78th and final episode.
Quebecor Fund distributes nearly $2M across seven projects
La Voix season five was among the projects to receive funding through the Main Television Production Assistance Program.