The Amazing Gayl Pile wins the SVOD pitch game
From Playback magazine: How LaRue Entertainment built an audience for its oddball comedy before bringing NBCUniversal and CBC into the mix.
Just For Laughs launches digital scripted series
Explaining to an Alien, an eight-part original web series, is the inaugural project produced through JFL’s new digital brand.
The anatomy of a Netflix deal
It seems everyone wants to sign with the SVOD. But how to do it? And what does it mean? We break down how people are scoring deals with the platform.
IPF distributed $1.8M to digital projects in 2016
English-language productions took $1.15 million of the total, while French-language projects received $689K.
Online-only projects now eligible for CAVCO tax credits
Web series no longer need a broadcaster on board to access the federal funding.
How a YouTuber gave Running With Violet a head start
She Said Films brought on Jessii Vee to star in the web series with the hopes of attracting her young, rabid fanbase.
Rogers Media revenues down 2% in Q4
Fewer Blue Jays post-season games and declining ad dollars led to the dip.
Meet the 2017 AToMiC Awards jury
As the Jan. 20 entry deadline looms, find out who will be judging the best in creative, entertainment, tech and media innovation.
CSAs ’17: Orphan Black, Schitt’s Creek lead TV noms
The clone series topped the list with 14 nominations, while there were also strong showings for Kim’s Convenience, 19-2, Vikings and Letterkenny.
Cameras roll on Deep Six
The nine-part sci-fi web series is created by Mika Collins and Davin Lengyel.
Bell Media partners to launch content incubator
Toronto-based Dais will serve as a launchpad for web series, as well as radio and music content.
N5 Pictures’ Petrol to get big screen treatment
The U.S. feature rights to the thriller web series were acquired at AFM this month.