CMF awards $2.9M across six projects
The Francophone Minority Program dished out funds to programs including Mehdi & Val and Vague d’Acadie.
TFO partners with PBS
The media co broadens its reach with a deal to distribute its French-language educational programming to teachers across the U.S.
Telus awards $3.2M across 61 projects
Hybrid live-action/animation series Raven’s Adventures, produced by Edmonton’s Groove Soldier Productions, is among the recipients in the latest round.
Fibe TV1 preps influencer spotlight series TO Tubers
The Toronto-based influencers featured in the series have a combined YouTube following of 8.5 million subscribers.
Still so gloriously hip
Gord Downie and his band pull in some mammoth numbers for the live airing of their Kingston, ON concert on the CBC and online.
Boat Rocker Ventures invests in U.S. media site The Outline
The division of Boat Rocker Media has boarded the first round of funding for tech-journalism guru Joshua Topolsky’s new project.
Buck Productions trips out with HuffPo Canada
The Toronto prodco signed on with HuffPo Canada to produce Like A Tourist, a 10-part travel web series.
Bell Media sees growth in Q2
The company continues to see subscriber gains as a result of CraveTV’s rollout and the expansion of TMN.
Screen Awards dive into immersive media
The ACCT has announced five new digital and immersive award categories to be presented during Canadian Screen Week.
Kirstine Stewart to leave Twitter
The former broadcaster and VP of media for North America will be leaving the social media company at a to-be-determined date.
Smokebomb goes Darken
Production on the digital prodco’s first feature film is underway, and will be preceded by a 20-part YouTube series.
OTTs should pay up: report
A report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives calculates how much governments could collect from OTTs like Netflix.