CTV orders user-gen special for Canada 150
The two-hour special is based on a crowd-sourced content format developed in 2010 by Scott Free Films.
B.C.’s Interactive Fund distributes $641K
The funding for interactive media projects was shared between 14 B.C.-based companies, including Vancouver’s RocketChicken Interactive.
Screen Nova Scotia Awards celebrate an industry in transition
CBC miniseries Studio Black! (team members pictured) won best TV series at the second annual awards.
Cynthia Lynch named FilmOntario managing director
Lynch (pictured) will assume the post in July, replacing interim managing director Mimi Wolch.
CBC launches short docs platform
The new site will focus on shareable content that is less than 30 minutes.
Koneline, Prison in Twelve Landscapes win at Hot Docs
Nettie Wild’s Koneline: our land beautiful (pictured) took home Best Canadian Feature Doc from the festival.
Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs April 18 to 24, 2016
Star Wars: The Force Awakens tops the DVD chart for the week of April 18 to 24, with The Revenant at #2 and Norm of the North at #3.
Nomadic wins big at 2016 Rosie Awards
The Calgary-based company earned nods for its work on Hell on Wheels and Fargo (pictured) at Alberta’s Rosies.
Showgirls of Pakistan wins Corus-Hot Docs Forum prize
The doc from Toronto’s Nomad Films took home the $10,000 cash prize.
Rotella’s Almost Adults to world-bow at Inside Out
The Toronto-shot feature, starring Carmilla‘s Elise Bauman and Natasha Negovanlis, was funded largely through a Kickstarter campaign.