In Brief: TIFFxInstagram adds stars, NSI partners with Creative Sask
James Franco is one of three new jury members added to the film competition, Creative Saskatchewan will support two NSI programs, plus more news of the week.
Corus releases first combined quarterly
In its first earnings report following the acquisition of Shaw Media, Corus has posted consolidated revenues of $360.8 million and a net loss of $15.8 million.
Hot Sheet: Top 20 DVDs June 20 to 26, 2016
Zootopia tops the chart for the week of June 20 to 26, with London Has Fallen at #2 and My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 at #3.
Corus axes Global’s 16X9
Host Carolyn Jarvis will move to a new Global News investigative team, while its The Morning Show will also see changes.
Specialty check-in: ads down, subscribers up
How the top channels and industry overall fared in 2015, according to the CRTC’s report.
Cinar’s Ronald Weinberg sentenced in fraud case
The judgement against the co-founder of the Montreal animation company was delivered by Quebec Superior Court Justice Pierre Labrie on Wednesday.
Hot Docs receives major donations from Rogers Foundation
The organization has received donations to purchase Bloor Hot Docs Cinema and launch a production fund.
Sinking Ship launches L&M division
Karen Samnick has been tapped to lead the newly launched division of the Toronto-based prodco. (Sinking Ship’s Odd Squad pictured.)
In brief: Female Eye honours Jennings, NFB’s new VR project
Shaftesbury’s Christina Jennings (pictured) will receive the Female Eye Maverick award, Whistler announces its Feature Project lab participants, plus more news of the week.
Whole Foods, AME get adventurous with Wild Kratts
The PBS Kids series has new licensing deals with Whole Foods and clothing company American Marketing Enterprises.
OHM expands into U.S. with development office
Our House Media has opened an office in Brooklyn and tapped Cat Hoskin (pictured, right) to serve as U.S. director of development. (Left: OHM CEO and co-founder Simon Lloyd.)
Vice Canada’s digital arm targets Quebec market
The media co’s “newfront” event Tuesday revealed the upcoming launch of Vice Quebec, expanding its digital bilingual operations. (Vice Media co-founder Suroosh Alvi pictured.)