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Last call for Playback’s 5 to Watch nominations

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Nominations close June 24 at 5 p.m.. If you have a rising star to nominate, this is your last chance.



Playback’s 5 to Watch: nominations now open

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We’re looking for the hottest talent in the Canadian screen production industry – and we need you to help us find it.



eOne Licensing sets up shop in Australia

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The company is set to open a new dedicated office in Melbourne with Con Goutzoulas and Trish Padoin at the helm.



Teletoon gain has Corus Entertainment triple earnings

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Higher TV revenues were offset by lower radio revenues as the broadcaster released its first quarter earnings on Tuesday.



CBC and Canadian Media Guild ink new 5-year deal

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The new collective agreement includes wage increases in the first two years of the contract, to run to March 31, 2019.



On Screen Manitoba announces new board

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The non-profit organization revealed this year’s changes to its board of directors.



SnagFilms hires Sean Farnel

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Sean Farnel, the former director of programming for Hot Docs, has joined online documentary streaming website SnagFilms as an acquisitions consultant.



Best Boy breaks new ground

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Producer and VP operations Ed J. Martin tells Playback about the Newfoundland-based prodco’s new studio, which will house current projects, like Pet ER, and open the door for more.



Kidobi lands rights for Gombby’s Green Island

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The Canadian subscription-based online video platform aggregates educational kids content in its online video library.



iPowow Canada joins the conversation

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A new Canadian service based on Australian technology, iPowow links second- and first-screen entertainment in real time.

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MurdochMysteries100eps - Yannick Bisson speaks to the crowd before the screening of the 100th episode of Murdoch Mysteries in the Barbara Frum Atrium at the CBC

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