LaRue, Felix & Paul win gold at CSAs
Wynonna Earp and Canada’s Smartest Person also picked up trophies at the Canadian Academy’s digital and immersive storytelling gala.
Orphan Black nabs seven awards on night two of the CSAs
Baroness Von Sketch Show, Letterkenny and Kim’s Convenience also had strong showings at the creative fiction gala.
In brief: Shipton joins Shaw Rocket Fund; CBC preps The Story of Us
The former Shaw Media exec has been named chair of the board of directors at the fund, plus CBC and Cottage Life set air dates for new programming.
Canadian Academy preps female director apprenticeship
The program aims to give early- to mid-career directors more opportunities in TV, film and digital media, with an open call for applicants scheduled for May.
Bron Media names Joel Guralnick as COO
The Vancouver company made two additional key hires as it looks to expand its film and TV footprint in Canada and the U.S.
Online-only projects now eligible for CAVCO tax credits
Web series no longer need a broadcaster on board to access the federal funding.
Production begins on Serendipity Point’s Clara
D Films is handling Canadian theatrical distribution on the sci-fi drama, which stars Suits actor Patrick J. Adams
Les 3 P’tits Cochons 2 wins Golden Screen Award
Director Jean-Francois Pouliot makes it two in a row, after La Guerre des Tuques 3D won the award last year.
Bell Media elevates execs following Turcke’s exit
Randy Lennox’s former responsibilities as president of broadcast and content have been divvied up.
eOne, Keller/Noll, Hasbro partner on Boggle series
The companies will produce a TV format based on the popular word game.
Online-only TV viewership on the rise: report
But it might not be as prevalent as you think: Just 11% of Canadians live without a conventional cable subscription or an antenna, according to a new report from MTM.
New showrunners talk TV: Jeff Detsky, Luke Gordon Field
The Beaverton showrunners talk about bringing the series to market, getting into trouble for being actual fake news and where the show goes from here.