Nick Krewen

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Meet the programmer: Blue Ant Media’s Vanessa Case

From our print issue: Blue Ant’s EVP of programming and production tells Playback what the indie broadcaster is looking for as it expands its original programming slate.

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How super fans help TV series go global

From our print issue: how a subset of highly engaged fans helps Canadian genre series’ earn international buzz and worldwide sales.

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Q&A: The Exit Interview with Tom Perlmutter

From our print issue: Playback catches up with the now-former NFB head to discuss his concerns about Canada’s screen industries.

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Regina’s Shiverware launches Star Trek ‘harp’ app

The Saskatchewan firm has licensed the cult series branding from CBS Interactive to fill a void in the still-unsaturated Trekkie mobile space.

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Premieres set for 19-2, Hardcore Heroes, new Survivorman

Programming details on the mid-season debuts of the three original Canadian series, plus two new unscripted half-hour premieres on Travel + Escape.

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Aloft to compete for Berlin’s Golden Bear

Director Claudia Llosa’s latest award contender is a Spain-Canada-France coproduction filmed in Manitoba. (Jennifer Connelly pictured.)

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Jeff Chan tapped to helm Lionsgate firefighter drama

The Vancouver-born director (pictured, centre) will develop and direct the as-yet unnamed action flick for Lionsgate.

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CTV makes multi-platform promo play for Saving Hope

Calling the marketing campaign for the series’ January return “unprecedented,” network exec Mike Cosentino breaks down how CTV is courting viewers across platforms.

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Tatiana Maslany, Michael J. Fox nab Golden Globe noms

Tatiana Maslany scores best actress nomination for Golden Globes, as does four-time winner Michael J. Fox for best actor.

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9 Story sells more Teenage Fairytale Dropouts

9 Story sells Teenage Fairytale Dropouts, an asset of its recent CCI KIds acquisition, to several international territories.

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Broadcaster, host and actor Bill Jessome passes away

Jessome, one of the founding figures of Maritime television and host of Maritime Mysteries, dies at the age of 88.

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Telefilm’s Success Index score falls year-over-year

The tool, which measures results for the Canadian movies Telefilm supports, shows a 2012 score well below the high set in 2011.