Canada Media Fund sets 2015-16 budget at $375.2M

The industry fund, unveiling its latest program guidelines, has also bumped up top investment in experimental stream content from $1 million to $1.2 million.

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Youth Media Alliance honours Andra Sheffer, Mike Geiger

Andra Sheffer (pictured) is picking up the Outstanding Achievement Award and Mike Geiger the Emerging Talent Award.


How YouTube 360 video changes the game for Bubl

Bubl CEO Sean Ramsay talks about what’s next for his 360 camera and proprietary software now that YouTube is supporting the format.

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Shiny, pretty things: what’s next in digi video

From Playback magazine: Entrepreneurs and influencers in digital media weigh in on what digi tech TV and film producers should be paying attention to next.

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Guru taps Nickelodeon exec to lead content development

Guru Studio has hired Nickelodeon Networks’ Rachel Marcus as its new development executive.


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.


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.