Quebecor Media sees revenues decline slightly in Q4
The company’s overall revenues increased 3.2%, driven by growth in the telecom business.
Playback’s 2017 Hall of Fame: Ann Medina
The broadcast journalist turned Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television chair worked to raise the profile of local TV.
Blue Ant International adds to sales team
Former Tricon exec Nick Solowski joins as director of international sales and acquisitions.
Cinesite Studios acquires Nitrogen Studios
The Vancouver full-service animation studio behind Trollhunters will be incorporated under the U.K. brand.
Bell Media elevates execs following Turcke’s exit
Randy Lennox’s former responsibilities as president of broadcast and content have been divvied up.
Pierre Karl Peladeau named president and CEO of Quebecor
The former head of the Parti Quebecois returns to the media company he lead for 14 years.
Media Ranch launches overseas arm
The Montreal-based producer/distributor has appointed Tanja van der Goes to lead its new office in Amsterdam.
Mercury Filmworks, Cartoon Saloon launch Irish studio
The Canadian and Irish companies have launched Lighthouse Studios, a new Kilkenny-based prodco expected to create 140-plus jobs in the next three years.
Frantic Films, BGM among six to be acquired by Kew Media
Under the proposed transaction, Kew will bring a number of Canada’s most prominent unscripted and branded-content producers under its umbrella.
Bell Media restructures local radio, TV stations
More than two dozen locations across the country will be affected.
Digital District acquires Mokko Studio
The France-based VFX company, which worked on Oscar-winner The Artist, is looking to expand its operations in Montreal with the acquisition.
OUTtv focuses on international expansion with new ownership
Stern Partners will invest in the company as it looks to expand its LGBTQ-friendly content and OTT platform across the border.