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The Moblees looks to get kids moving

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Kids’ CBC is set to air new live-action series The Moblees from Shaftesbury and Boulevard, which encourages kids to live a healthier lifestyle.



CMF invests $11.8M across 24 digital projects

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The investments are the latest from the industry fund’s experimental stream.



CMF, Belgium’s Wallimage pact on digital media program

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The $600,000 initiative will provide financial support for the development and production of digital media coproductions between Canadian and Belgian companies.



Going beyond the App Store with Avatar Secrets

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Writer/director Ramona Pringle explains how she got her “appumentary” in front of big-city commuters and beyond.



Bitten, The Pinkertons among latest Bell Fund grantees

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Other projects to receive funding include Playdate from Sinking Ship Productions and Proper Television’s Blood, Sweat & Tools.



Staying on brand with TV digital companions – Part 3

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“It was truly a difficult deliberation. And it came down to what felt on-brand at the end,” SundanceTV exec Drew Pisarra told Merging Media 5 Digital Extensions Story Lab competitors.



Xbox’s Elan Lee: ‘You have to grab for something a little unexpected’

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From Vancouver’s Merging Media 5, Xbox’s chief design officer (and augmented reality game pioneer) reveals the three rules that underpin his storytelling strategy.



Merging Media 5: Can the next Alibaba come from Canada?

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Digital guru Robert Tercek told the Vancouver digital conference that Canadian government funding needs to position the media industry for future growth.



Why freemium content is the better route to digital riches

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A new Canada Media Fund report argues the freemium business model works best for digital content creators getting their product into the market.



CMF awards $2.5M through Francophone Minority Program

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The program provides support to productions that strive to reflect the interests and realities of French communities that are outside Quebec.

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