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Screen Nova Scotia names exec director

Erika Beatty will take the reins of the organization on April 4 in the newly created role.

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2016 AToMiC Awards shortlist revealed

Take a look at the campaigns that stand out in advertising, media creativity, tech and content.

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Annedroids, Odd Squad nab Daytime Emmy noms

Other Canadian and Canadian copro series up for Daytime Emmy awards include Peg + Cat and Wild Kratts. (Annedroids pictured.)

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CMF invests $1.1M across three digital copros

The projects were backed by the Canada-New Zealand Digital Media Fund, now in its second year.

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IDM Fund distributes $6M across 52 companies

Among the companies to pick up funding were marblemedia, Mark Media and Yellow Bear Studios.

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The innovators: Canadian media cos in emerging sectors

From Playback magazine: We sought out four digital media companies making an impact in emerging sectors – are they onto something you should be too?

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Finding new ways to party with #AcademySocial

The strategy behind the ACCT’s third annual #AcademySocial event, an event designed to expand the scope of Screen Week and invigorate the awards-week party circuit.

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Ontario trims R&D tax credits but leaves film/TV unchanged

However, Interactive Ontario has issued a statement noting the reduction in two innovation-related tax credits is “cause for concern.”

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Cineplex bags Roundhouse Park location for new Rec Room

The media and entertainment co has announced its third Rec Room location will be in a major Toronto tourism centre.

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CMF invests $6.3M across 31 digital projects

Projects from Quebec’s Frima Studios and Ontario’s Finish Line Games were among those to pick up funding in this latest round.

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Corus enters event business

The media co is launching the new division with CMT Music Fest this July.

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Broadcasting Accessibility Fund distributes $724K

Seven projects that aim to advance accessibility of broadcast content were awarded grants through the fund.