Former Teletoon president Len Cochrane dies at 71
The long-time Corus executive retired in January 2014 after more than two decades with the company.
CBC to end This Life after two seasons
The Sphere Media-produced series is nominated for best drama at the Canadian Screen Awards.
CMF makes the case for an Indigenous Screen Office
To bolster representation of Aboriginal Peoples in Canadian media, a new report argues for a dedicated body modelled on the Screen Australia Indigenous office.
In brief: Letterkenny preps for Paddy’s Day; Peppa Pig nabs prize
A special St. Patrick’s Day episode of the CraveTV original will launch March 17, Canada/Ireland copro Maudie to screen in Berlin, plus more news.
Cameras rolling on Randy Bachman doc
The Winnipeg-shot documentary, produced by Farpoint Films and Paquin Entertainment, examines the legacy of the Canadian musician.
Deals: 9 Story, Bell Media, TVA
9 Story sends Camp Lakebottom to Latin America, Bell Media adds a comedy to its CTV midseason schedule, plus more deals of the week.
Octavio is Dead prepped for T.O. shoot
Star Sarah Gadon also executive produced the feature, from Toronto’s The Film Farm.
John Tory to return to L.A. to promote Toronto
The Toronto mayor will lead a team of 22 Toronto-based companies on a three-day visit next week to tout the city’s production benefits.
Photo gallery: TFCA Awards Gala 2017
Missed the Toronto Film Critics Association award show? Check out some pics from the party.
Brightlight, Myriad partner on The Kid Detective
Myriad Pictures will begin shopping the Adam Brody-starring project at next month’s European Film Market in Berlin.
Ovation TV acquires Versailles season two
The U.S. net said the Canada/France copro’s debut episode was its most-watched telecast ever.
How changing needs prompted Shaftesbury/Smokebomb to relocate
CEO Christina Jennings on how the company’s new digs have enhanced its production capabilities and brought its previously siloed digital and television divisions together.