Playback’s 5 to Watch: Abby Ho


Interactive producer. Digital media whiz. Abby Ho is on the frontlines of today’s new media business.

Playback reveals the 2014 “5 to Watch”


Our most-anticipated list of the year: five Canadian entertainment industry talents whose careers are on the fast-track to success, and five more we’re calling “The New Establishment.”

CBC names new digital lead


Richard Kanee (pictured) has joined the pubcaster as its head of digital following the departure of Tessa Sproule.

eOne puts more skeletons in tweens’ closets


eOne is revamping the Skelanimals brand with new retail partnerships, a refreshed website and a new social strategy.

Telus Fund invests over $2M across 14 projects


The fund distributed up to $250,000 to projects featuring health and wellness content, including TV series, websites and apps.

eOne grows SO SO Happy brand


Entertainment One Licensing (eOne) is continuing to bolster the U.S. licensing program of its teen lifestyle brand SO SO Happy.

Games get top coin in CMF latest experimental stream


The fund distributed $4.3M across 18 projects to support development, with further investment targeted to marketing efforts for 12 other digital media projects.

Docs lead in latest CMF Aboriginal program funding round


Television projects receiving the highest amounts from the CMF this round include Malinaqputiit – The Searchers and the second season of Playing with Fire.

Inside the Rift: Secret Location’s Sleepy time at Comic-Con


The Toronto-based digital agency unveiled its Oculus Rift experience project for Fox’s Sleepy Hollow at Comic-Con in San Diego.

CMF invests $12.6M across 25 digital projects


Who got the most digital dough? Regionally, Quebec tops the experimental-stream list, with three $1-million envelopes going to QC gamecos.

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WIFT @ TIFF 2014

WIFT @ TIFF 2014 - Julia Ain Burns, Program Manager of Nunavut Film Development Corporation; Ellen Hamilton, producer Kajutaijuq: The Spirit That Comes; Nyla Innuksuk, writer and producer of Kajutaijuq: The Spirit That Comes; Madeline Ivalu, Co-Director of Le jour avant le lendemain and Uvanga; Johnny Issaluk, Inuit Games athlete and star of Kajutaijuq: The Spirit That Comes; Marie-Helene Cousineau, Co-Director of Le jour avant le lendemain and Uvanga

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