Today’s package of briefs includes news of the premiere of SHRED!, yap films’ new factual series for Discovery (pictured).
CRTC chair Jean-Pierre Blais (pictured) told festival delegates that the Canadian regulatory framework needs to shift from rules to outcomes, and constraint to choice.
The report, prepared by Nordicity, analyzed the likely impact of the CRTC programming policy on English-language television production between 2012 and 2017.
Aboriginal screen content is growing in popularity due to several factors, including increasing awareness of native issues and culture, the study determined (APTN’s Blackstone pictured).
Speaking at an industry conference Friday, Blais (pictured) said the regulator is focused on regulatory approaches that are modern, adaptable to technological realities and prioritize rewarding excellence and innovation.
The move is the latest by the agency to cut bureaucratic red tape around the Canada Feature Film Fund to boost audiences at home and abroad.
ACTRA Toronto president David Sparrow (pictured) says the new law is needed to protect child actors who currently work outside of collective agreements.
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