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.)
Temple Street continues digi diversification with Next Step app
The app is the second product to come out of Temple Streets’ digi-focused Media Ventures division as it looks to leverage existing IP across multiple platforms.
Digging for co-viewers: History preps Dino Hunt Canada
The Shaw Media channel is charting new territory with the upcoming launch of the Cream Productions miniseries.
The Moblees looks to get kids moving
Kids’ CBC is set to air new live-action series The Moblees from Shaftesbury and Boulevard, which encourages kids to live a healthier lifestyle.
CMF invests $11.8M across 24 digital projects
The investments are the latest from the industry fund’s experimental stream.
CMF, Belgium’s Wallimage pact on digital media program
The $600,000 initiative will provide financial support for the development and production of digital media coproductions between Canadian and Belgian companies.