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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.

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N5 Pictures’ Petrol to get big screen treatment

The U.S. feature rights to the thriller web series were acquired at AFM this month.

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Riftworld Chronicles, Home to Win take home Digi Awards

The awards, presented Thursday evening in Toronto, recognize the best in digital media.

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Gen X loves wearables, tablets and traditional TV: study

Canadians between the ages of 35 and 49 share the best of both worlds, watching their TV on traditional sets, but buying more wearables than other generations.

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N5′s high-speed thrills gain online traction

Having attracted more than 1.6 million YouTube views across its five episodes, web series Petrol is looking to further tap into the auto-enthusiast market.

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In Brief: Inside Out exec changes, Lantos gets int’l award

Andria Wilson (pictured) is the organization’s new exec director, First Weekend Club and Women in the Director’s Chair partner on a new VOD channel, and more news.

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CMF launches new funding program

Web series in search of second-season funding get a boost, with a new program dedicated to financing drama and youth programs.

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CraveTV snares 007

The Bell Media streamer and MGM have inked a deal to license the James Bond catalogue in Canada.

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CMF awards $2.9M across six projects

The Francophone Minority Program dished out funds to programs including Mehdi & Val and Vague d’Acadie.

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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.

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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.

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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.