Quebec boosts local film and TV tax credit
The government increased the credit for local productions and locally based coproductions from 28% to 32%.
Peace Point inks raft of int’l sales
Peace Point Rights has revealed its latest round of sales for its series, including Food Truck Face Off, Bake with Anna Olson and two animal-focused factual series.
CBC reveals new Dragons
Following the latest addition of Joe Mimran, the pubcaster’s flagship factual entertainment series completes its talent makeover with two new additions. (Manjit Minhas pictured.)
Gallery: Prime Time in Ottawa ’15
Canadian film and TV industry executives gather at the 2015 Prime Time opening welcome reception.
Shiny, pretty things: what’s next in digi video
From Playback magazine: Entrepreneurs and influencers in digital media weigh in on what digi tech TV and film producers should be paying attention to next.
Prime Time ’15: Execs trade barbs on future of Canadian content, TV
What does the success of Canadian content look like in a fast-changing mediascape? Canada’s top broadcast execs go toe-to-toe in Ottawa.
Canadian Screen Awards hold steady on ratings
The Screenies added about 10,000 viewers over last year’s overnights, holding at around half a million viewers.
Digital immersion: Playback Spring 2015
Playback‘s latest issue looks at next-gen trends in digital media, virtual reality, behind the scenes at the CSAs and the nominated work, as well as Hall of Fame and a tribute to Insight Productions @ 35.
Canadian Screen Awards ’15: Far-flung docs win night one
Tales from the Organ Trade continues its awards streak alongside Our Man in Tehran, while Secret Location takes home three digital media trophies. (The Unsung: Behind the Glee dance troop pictured.)
X Company recruits 800K viewers on CBC
The espionage drama from Temple Street Productions premiered Wednesday Feb. 18 on CBC.