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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BroadbandTV launches new YouTube channel Opposition
The YouTube aggregator will retain ownership of the network, with hip hop artists providing content and receiving a split on the advertising revenue. (Artist Twista pictured.)
Former DRG exec Diane Rankin joins Distribution360
She will oversee international sales and acquisitions for the indie distributor.
2015 AToMiC awards jury revealed
As the Jan. 23 deadline approaches, check out who will be judging this year’s best in creative, entertainment, tech and media innovation. (2014 Silver award winner GrojBand: The Show Must Go On pictured.)
Canadian Screen Awards ’15: Digital media categories
A per-award breakdown of all the nominees in the Canadian Screen Awards digital categories. (Best original program for digital media, fiction nominee Whatever, Linda pictured.)