Lisa Godfrey

Shaw Media hires new factual, lifestyle content directors

As part of a shift in direction for its original programming, the broadcaster has announced new hires and promotions for its content team. (Lisa Godfrey, head of original content, pictured.)


Photo Gallery: ‘Technicolor at TIFF’ party

The industry gathers to celebrate Technicolor’s TIFF films and its 100th anniversary at a party at the Thompson Hotel in Toronto.

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Sandra Stern upped to president of Lionsgate TV Group

Stern, who was most recently COO of Lionsgate Television Group, will be responsible for leading the division’s business, legal, administrative and operational activities.

Telefilm Canada UniFrance films

Telefilm, UniFrance announce partnership

The distribution and promotion partnership will target both business- and consumer-facing markets and events.

Steven Morrison

Whites launches new live events division

Former Whites Winnipeg general manager Steve Morrison (pictured) has been named as VP of Whites Live Events.

Mobile Production Truck from CBC Mobile Productions Website

CBC/Radio-Canada sells mobile production assets

The broadcaster is selling off its mobile production truck fleet due to “dramatically” reduced need.

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DHX lands on the NASDAQ

Halifax-based DHX Media will begin trading today on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol DHXM.


Downey wins fourth term at ACTRA national

The outspoken advocate for more Cancon in primetime will reprise her role for an “unprecedented” new term.


Gordon Hardwick to leave Creative B.C.

After more than 15 years with the organization, Hardwick (pictured) is moving on to pursue other opportunities.

Tom at the Farm

Deals: Amplify Releasing, Lionsgate, Portfolio

Amplify Releasing has picked up the U.S. distribution rights for Xavier Dolan’s Tom at the Farm (pictured), and more deals of the week.