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What can my MCN do for me?

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Ali Adab, Vancouver-based BroadbandTV’s head of content, on his company’s MCN services and what digital content creators should focus on in different stages of their careers.



Victory Arts and TVO craft new preschool series

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Ottawa-based children’s content creator and producer Victory Arts has joined forces with TVO and Amberwood Entertainment to develop Air Crafters.



OWN orders Paperny docuseries

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OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has ordered food truck docuseries 2 Fat 2 Fly from the Vancouver producer.



Capote producer Kyle Mann launches Drive Productions

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The veteran film producer and partner Michael Risley have a $2 million war chest for genre film development.



YouTube adds startup Directr

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The video giant’s purchase of Boston-based Directr, creator of the eponymous DIY filmmaking app, demonstrates an increased focus on the creator community.



Teletubbies are back in action – and in CGI

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Canada’s DHX Media and U.K.-based Darral Macqueen are producing 60 new episodes of the series for CBeebies in the U.K.



Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs May 26, 2014 to June 1, 2014

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Rookie Blue hits #3 this week, with Motive coming in at #10 and The Listener sitting at #18.



Close Encounters greenlit for second season

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The documentary series from Toronto-based Newroad Media will air on Discovery Canada and Science Channel in the U.S.



Changing channels: Playback’s Summer 2014 issue

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Playback‘s new issue pulls the pin with a new format and design and fresh content.



AToMiC shortlist: part seven

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The nominees in the tech and transmedia categories for the upcoming awards, which celebrate the projects, partnerships and programs that build the Canadian media industry.

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