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Canadian youth screen industry celebrated at Awards of Excellence

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Canada’s Youth Media Alliance recognized creators breaking ground in children’s screen entertainment at its annual awards gala Tuesday night.



Weekly roundup: Awards, festivals and distribution news

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This week’s briefs include details of the VIP-heavy Cannes Film Festival screening of restored The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz (VIPs pictured).



ideaBOOST unveils spring cohort

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Projects including Wondereur (pictured), Motion Panels+ and Lightning Platform will participate in the spring session of the CFC Media Lab’s business accelerator program.



Kirstine Stewart on plans for Twitter Canada

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The former CBC EVP English services talks to Playback about plans for a local Twitter arm as she takes the reins as managing director of Twitter Canada.



Sardine Productions launches Leon interactive comic book app

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The Montreal-based animator is partnering with Societe Radio-Canada to finance and promote the apps for the Leon kids series.



Netflix maps out original productions strategy

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The streaming service noted in a discussion paper released Wednesday it is earmarking approximately $200 million annually to independently produced shows.



Rogers Q1 revenue and earnings rise

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Cable and wireless phone revenue offset weakness in the media division as the conglomerate completed the rebranding of City Montreal.



Canadian Social TV top 3 – week of Mar. 24

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This week we see how an across-the-board increase in Facebook-based interactions influenced the social TV marketshare of Big Brother Canada, Degrassi and Republic of Doyle.



Global News reinvents itself online

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The new site uses responsive design to target users in a way that is platform agnostic, says senior director, online and current affairs Ron Waksman.



Astral’s TMN Go expands reach to Rogers subscribers

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The addition of Rogers means that the streaming service is now available to almost 75% of TMN subscribers.

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The Alpern Group 20th Anniversary Party - Borga Dorter (Gearshift Films), Jennifer Good (TAG Los Angeles), Mackenzie Lush (eOne)

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