Broadcasting Accessibility Fund distributes $724K
Seven projects that aim to advance accessibility of broadcast content were awarded grants through the fund.
Corus sends Nickelodeon series to streaming service shomi
shomi has secured a licensing deal with Corus Entertainment for a slate of Nickelodeon content, which encompasses 700 half-hour eps, as well as the exclusive rights to six series.
Raja Khanna on going where the wild things are
The Blue Ant Media exec talks to Playback about the media co’s global ambitions for its Love Nature brand.
SVOD service Kidoodle.TV expands with Digicel deal
Canadian SVOD Kidoodle.TV is set to expand its global footprint through a new distribution deal between its owner A Parent Media Co. and Caribbean-based communications provider Digicel Play.
Shaftesbury inks VOD deal with MoMedia
The agreement with the VOD content management company covers five English speaking territories. (Life With Derek pictured.)
Nelvana inks raft of SVOD deals
Corus Entertainment-owned Nelvana has sold more than 800 episodes of content from its kids animated and live-action library to multiple SVOD services around the world.
Blue Ant Media brings Tubi TV to Canada
The media co has partnered with adRise to bring the ad-supported OTT service to Canada.
DHX reports Q1 revenues up, plus new SVOD deals in China
New digital platform deals and global expansion contribute to growth at the company, as it also announces two new non-exclusive content deals in China.
Discovery’s Frontier pushes int’l boundaries with Netflix
The channel’s first original scripted series, produced by Take the Shot and Factory Backwards, will be distributed internationally via the streaming service.
Much Digital Studios expands talent roster to 37
AmandaRachlee (pictured), SneakerTalk and Deej design among the 15 creators the MCN has added to its slate.
Shaftesbury appoints Jay Bennett to new post
Bennett becomes the prodco’s SVP creative and innovation, while continuing to oversee Shaftesbury’s digital studio Smokebomb Entertainment.