Thunderbird to develop TV series based on mystery novels
The Vancouver entertainment co is teaming with executive producer David Salzman on the series based on the popular novels by Faye Kellerman.
Rogers Media makes its case for OMNI Regional: CRTC hearings
The media co also defended the shomi closure and discussed its approach to content ownership.
Luke Azevedo on Calgary’s unique selling point
The city’s Film, Television and Creative Industries commissioner on the lure of sprawling vistas and a new film centre, but the challenge of competing with Toronto and Vancouver for talent.
Okanagan Studios officially opens its doors
With studio space in B.C. at a premium, general manager Tim Bieber is confident the new 50,000 square-foot facility will be filled after Christmas.
In Brief: WIDC winner; Canadians up for Independent Spirit Awards
Gloria Ui Young Kim won the annual Women in the Director’s Chair feature film prize, Stella Meghie’s Jean of the Joneses recognized, plus more news of the week.
Production underway on Indian Horse
The Ontario/B.C. coproduction, based on the award-winning novel, is produced by Trish Dolman, Christine Haebler and Paula Devonshire.
CBeebies commissions more Twirlywoos
The U.K. broadcaster has ordered 25 more episodes of Ragdoll Productions and DHX Media’s preschool series.
Alanis Obomsawin wins TFCA award
As part of the prize, Obomsawin will select one filmmaker to receive $50,000 in services from Technicolor Creative Services.
Why Elevation got into the production game
Co-president Noah Segal on how SVODs are changing the nature of distribution and how the Toronto distributor plans to get a slice of the action.
CRTC licence renewal hearings: day one
Greater Cancon spending flexibility was a key theme from Quebecor Media, Groupe V and Bell Media at yesterday’s hearing.
Maya Annik Bedward wins CBC broadcasting mentorship
The Toronto filmmaker will take part in a five-day intensive program presented by WIFT-T and the pubcaster.
eOne sees revenue grow, earnings fall
The Mark Gordon Company drove TV growth for the media co, though theatrical investments dragged down profitability.