YTV preps Anne of Green Gables sequels
Producer Breakthrough’s licensing program won’t be affected by the bumped up premiere dates.
Canadians win at Slamdance
Daniel Warth’s debut Dim the Fluorescents picked up the Grand Jury Prize for narrative feature.
CMF, Google partner on Cancon initiative
A new YouTube channel, managed by BBTV, will host classic Canadian film and TV series from as early as 1995.
In Brief: CTV sets Saving Hope premiere; Angry Inuk awarded
The final season of the medical drama debuts in March, Arnaquq-Baril’s documentary takes a People’s Choice prize, and more news.
Rogers Media revenues down 2% in Q4
Fewer Blue Jays post-season games and declining ad dollars led to the dip.
Telefilm unveils discoverability initiatives
The cultural agency is partnering with iTunes, VIA Rail and the NFB, among others, to promote Cancon in 2017.
Inside Corus’ Mary Kills People marketing push
The media company hopes its video- and cinema-heavy approach will draw audiences to the premiere.
Hot Docs to honour Maya Gallus
For her work challenging female and LGBTQ stereotypes, the filmmaker will be recognized with a “Focus On” retrospective at the 2017 festival.
CraveTV acquires What Would Sal Do?
The eight-part comedy hails from Letterkenny producers, New Metric Media.
Denis Villeneuve nominated for an Oscar
The NFB-produced animated short Blind Vaysha is also in the running for a golden trophy.
Coming Soon: The River of My Dreams
Director/producer Brigitte Berman on introducing younger audiences to a Canadian icon and capitalizing on Canada 150 buzz.
Entertainment crowdfunding platform launches in Canada
FundingNomad aims to connect Canadian and international investors to homegrown film, TV and media projects.