Much Digital Studios goes live, reveals talent
The youth brand’s move into the MCN space launches with 13 Canadian YouTubers on the roster.
Stuart Garvie takes over sales at Bell Media
The former GroupM CCO takes over the top sales job from Mary Ann Turcke, who herself took over Kevin Crull’s position as head of Bell Media in April.
Baruchel to direct Goon sequel
Canadian actor Jay Baruchel takes the helm as the sequel preps for a June Toronto shoot.
Manitoba extends industry tax credits to 2019
The Manitoba Film and Video Tax Credit and Manitoba Interactive Digital Media Tax Credit are both renewed and extended to Dec. 31 of that year.
Ontario budget: Digi fund boosted, credit narrowed
Changes introduced in Thursday’s budget include a revision to the Interactive Digital Media Tax Credit and an expansion of the Interactive Digital Media Fund.
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.