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Moze Mossanen makes Rise for ABCSpark.ca

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The 10-minute online film is the first original digital commission for the Corus channel and follows a young street dancer competing in a TV dance contest.



Shaw launches first Twitter Amplify program

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The media co is partnering with P&G’s CoverGirl to launch content on the social media service around tonight’s 2014 People’s Choice Awards on Global.



World Juniors on TSN doubles its audience

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TSN drew an average of 1.5 million for Team Canada games, a ratings trend the network expects to rise as the tournament comes to Canada in 2015.



‘The Nut Job’ app cracks market in advance of theatrical release

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The paid app promoting the 3D animated feature – a Canada-South Korea-U.S. coproduction – is launching wide ahead of the film’s release next week.



Just For Laughs partners with Maker Studios

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The deal builds on existing agreements JFL has with Canadian ‘casters and includes a new website and YouTube channel. (Pictured: JFL’s Gags)



Regina’s Shiverware launches Star Trek ‘harp’ app

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The Saskatchewan firm has licensed the cult series branding from CBS Interactive to fill a void in the still-unsaturated Trekkie mobile space.



Millennials are media multi-tasking machines: report

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A new Media Technology Monitor poll finds that 85% of adults aged 18 to 33 report being connected to the internet while watching TV.



Jay Bennett on Smokebomb’s Hulu sales

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The VP digital and creative director at the Shaftesbury company discusses strategy around the four series headed to the U.S. streaming platform. (Pictured: State of Syn.)



Academy fetes Kotcheff, Feore, others

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The latest Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television Special Award honourees include Ted Kotcheff, Colm Feore, Marge Anthony and CTV News’ iGateway app.



Newfoundland Interactive Alliance formed

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Provincial Interactive Alliance formed ahead of anticipated provincial tax credit for the industry.

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