CMF awards $2.5M through Francophone Minority Program

The program provides support to productions that strive to reflect the interests and realities of French communities that are outside Quebec.

Richard Speer

Richard Speer wins Quebec entrepreneur prize

The founder and president of Attraction Images won the prize in the media and entertainment category.


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.


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.


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.


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.

Abby Ho

Playback’s 5 to Watch: Abby Ho

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


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.”