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House of Cool hires Russell Ward

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The former Teletoon Canada VP will focus on a new interactive publishing platform called Massively.



Twitter Canada adds head of brand strategy

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The social media co’s Canadian office has hired Jamie Michaels from Rogers Media.



Youth Media Alliance award winners announced

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The French-language Awards of Excellence recognize achievement in TV programming and digital content for youth. (Les Argonautes pictured)



Secret Location gets equity investment from eOne

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The unspecified stake will allow Secret Location to continue operating on its own to service broadcast, brand, agency and producer clients. (The Great Martian War app pictured)



AToMiC winners crowned in Toronto

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The awards show recognized powerful Canadian media and advertising efforts, with the Tourette Syndrome Foundation and Saatchi & Saatchi claiming the Grand Prix. (TSF campaign still pictured.)



Interactive doc project wins POV Hackathon

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#POETASTR, an interactive component to La maison de prod’s Noriginals doc, won the participant’s choice award at the competition run by PBS’s POV.



Christa Dickenson to head Interactive Ontario

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Dickenson will replace outgoing president and CEO Donald Henderson.



How IdeaBOOST hothouses internet hardware plays

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The Canadian Film Centre’s business accelerator graduated its latest cohort of digital start-ups in Toronto on Thursday night.



Bell Fund invested over $16.5M in 2013: report

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The fund awarded grants to a record-breaking 188 projects in 2013, according to its annual report.



Raja Khanna: More risk, global thinking required for digital success

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The Blue Ant Media TV and digital boss (pictured) told the Playback Summit that Canadian producers need to focus on the YouTube generation.

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WIFT-T Crystal Awards 2014

WIFT-T Crystal Awards 2014 - Sally Catto accepts her Creative Excellence Award at the 2014 WIFT-T Crystals. Credit: Yani Macute