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Cirque du Soleil Media, Samsung team for VR mobile experience

Bell Media’s joint venture with the Quebec circus troupe will develop a live action video experience for Samsung smartphone users.

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Canadian Screen Awards ’15: Far-flung docs win night one

Tales from the Organ Trade continues its awards streak alongside Our Man in Tehran, while Secret Location takes home three digital media trophies. (The Unsung: Behind the Glee dance troop pictured.)

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Bell to appeal CRTC ruling on mobile TV app

The phone giant is turning to the federal court of appeal to reverse a Jan. 29 ruling by the regulator to uphold net neutrality.

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Canadian Screen Awards ’15: Nominations primer

Need a hand tracking who’s nominated for what? Here’s a handy reference of all nominees across six categories. (UPDATED with winners per category)

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Sinking Ship sends Odd Squad worldwide

In addition to the raft of deals for Odd Squad, the prodco also received a season two order for Annedroids from Amazon.

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B.C. renews interactive digital media tax credit to 2018

The westernmost province also expanded its digital animation or visual effects tax credit to include post-production work.

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Secret Location’s digi Blacklist ep makes Digital Emmy shortlist

The interactive episode of the NBC series is vying for a 2015 International Digital Emmy in the digital fiction category.

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Secret Location makes key hire for new Los Angeles office

Former Apple and Stopp executive Eric Shamlin (pictured) joins the digital interactive agency as executive producer.

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Secret Location signs with Chris Milk’s VRSE.works

The agreement will see the agency and the U.S.-based prodco pool resources and collaborate on virtual reality projects.

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CMF invests $8.1M across 31 digital media projects

A total of 23 companies received funding for the development of digital media projects, and eight other companies received financing for marketing initiatives.