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Shomi inks deal with Sony Pictures TV for Amazon Originals


The deal includes exclusive SVOD rights to series such as Transparent (pictured).

Dragons’ Den goes online with spin-off webisodes


Launching Feb. 2, Next Gen Den is aimed at mobile phone and web-based viewers.

Focus 2015: Syndicado on digi distribution’s moving target


In the final edition of our Focus 2015 series, Syndicado’s Greg Rubidge discusses how his company is meeting the challenges of the rapidly shifting digital distribution landscape.

Parked, My Lupine Life among Vancouver Web Fest nominees


Nine “best of” awards will be presented at the second annual edition of the festival, to run from March 6 to 8 in Vancouver. (Parked pictured)

Tornado Hunters greenlit to TV series


The Saloon Media reality series originally aired as a CMT digital series, and has now landed a deal for a 10-episode television season.

Digging for co-viewers: History preps Dino Hunt Canada


The Shaw Media channel is charting new territory with the upcoming launch of the Cream Productions miniseries.

Vampy web series Carmilla goes to season two


The campy vampire web series is fully financed by Kotex and produced by Smokebomb Entertainment and digital agency shift2.

Playback Canadian Film & TV Hall of Fame: Andra Sheffer


Digital pioneer Andra Sheffer is the Industry Builder inductee in the 2014-2015 edition of the Playback Canadian Film & Television Hall of Fame.

NSI sees significant jump in online film fest entries in 2013-14


The festival’s success has prompted the NSI to examine a greater focus on under-10-minute shorts, CEO John Gill (pictured) told Playback Daily.

Media Company of the Year: Blue Ant Media


From Playback magazine: Expanding across borders and mediums, this multi-platform upstart made a big impression in 2014.

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