Interactive

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CineApp lets ‘Voyeurs’ choose their own adventure

Mobile entertainment platform company CineApp is set to launch a new app that lets users customize a storyline with their Facebook profile.

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Brain Power, Kids’ CBC team on kids app series

Toronto-based Brain Power Studio and Kids’ CBC are putting the focus on app-based shows with their new coproduction Lazoo.

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CMF, NZ On Air launch $1M digital media fund

Eligible digital media projects must have at least one Canadian and one New Zealand producer attached.

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Mark Animation grows with new VP

Toronto-based prodco and game studio Mark Animation is also bolstering its kids content with a new global distribution deal for its Miaomiao animated series.

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NFB, Herman’s House win Emmy Awards

A Short History of the Highrise, Storyline’s Herman’s House and an episode of the fifth estate were among the projects that picked up awards on Monday.

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How agile digital producers innovate with non-official coproductions

Canadians, no strangers to the coproduction, are urged via a new industry guide to collaborate with foreign projects on interactive digital media content.

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Playback’s 5 to Watch: Abby Ho

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

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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.”

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CBC names new digital lead

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

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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.