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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.)

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Former DRG exec Diane Rankin joins Distribution360

She will oversee international sales and acquisitions for the indie distributor.

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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.)

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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.)

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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.

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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.

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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.

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CMF invests $11.8M across 24 digital projects

The investments are the latest from the industry fund’s experimental stream.

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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.

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Going beyond the App Store with Avatar Secrets

Writer/director Ramona Pringle explains how she got her “appumentary” in front of big-city commuters and beyond.