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.
Proper Television’s Guy O’Sullivan dies
The founder and president of the Toronto factual prodco was 49 years old.
CMF distributes $2M across 10 digital projects
N5 Pictures’ Petrol and LaRue Entertainment’s The Amazing Gayl Pile nabbed the maximum investment through the new fund for returning web series.
Mr. D headed to season seven
Eleven new episodes of the comedy starring Gerry Dee will premiere this fall on CBC.
Sonar Entertainment to acquire Tricon library
The L.A.-based producer-distributor will also acquire some of the Toronto company’s production assets, pending the Ontario Superior Court of Justice’s approval.