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Innovate By Day heads West

The digital content studio has tapped long-time Thunderbird comms head Nicola Pender to run the new office. (Founder Deborah Day pictured).

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TFO’s virtual studio has real-world impact on its bottom line: O’Farrell

The French-language broadcaster’s CEO Glenn O’Farrell discusses how the innovation has created new revenue streams and production partnerships.

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Lucie Lalumiere named president and CEO at Interactive Ontario

Lalumiere has been appointed to the role on a permanent basis following the departure of Christa Dickenson.

VR Conference - Who will buy? The market for immersive content

VIFF’s Immersed tackles the thorny topic of ROI for VR content

Not daunted by a still-nascent market, panelists at the fest’s virtual reality-focused conference discussed creative ways producers are monetizing in the medium.

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How Secret Location took on The Great C

The eOne-owned studio continues to push the boundaries of virtual reality with its 30-minute “cinematic VR narrative” based on the short story by Philip K. Dick.

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Canadian projects pick up 34 Rockie Award noms

Travelers, Schitt’s Creek and How to Buy a Baby are among the series up for some hardware at the Banff World Media Festival program competition.

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CSAs ’18: peopleWatching, Secret Alberta claim top digital prizes

Cross-platform companion pieces to Wynonna Earp, Canada The Story of Us and Odd Squad also claimed awards at Screen Week’s third gala.

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CMF, Luxembourg launch $1.8M copro incentive

The two-year audiovisual codevelopment and coproduction agreement is open to TV and digital media projects.

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Cineplex revenues up despite 5.6% decline in annual attendance

The exhibitor saw strong quarterly and year-end growth in media, attendance revenues and amusements.

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Canada and Germany digi copros receive $326K in funding

Among the selected projects is Montreal-based Zone3′s collab with Berlin VR studio INVR Space, DNA Danse.

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BBTV adds interactive division

The Vancouver-based multi-channel network has launched BBTV Interactive, dedicated to building original games and apps for its talent.

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NFB launches interactive gambling documentary

Produced out of its Toronto studio, Thank You for Playing explores the ways in which games of chance can lead to the development of addictive behaviours.