Canadian web series take home eight IAWTV Awards
Whatever, Linda (pictured) took home awards for best directing and best drama series.
Breakthrough adds interactive to Science Max mix
The Toronto-based prodco is adding an interactive layer to its new children’s science show for TVO. (Science Max: Experiments at Large pictured.)
WGC unveils 2015 awards nominees
This year’s batch of nominees include the writers behind Orphan Black, 19-2 and Out with Dad (pictured).
Discovery, Tell Tale set sail with nautical web series
Tell Tale Productions’ Tall Ship Odyssey on Discovery.ca marks the first time the specialty used its website to test a concept with fans ahead of a greenlight.
AToMiC Awards shortlist revealed
The AToMiC Awards, from strategy, Media in Canada and Playback, recognize future-forward use of media across advertising, technology and content.
CMF, NZ On Air unveil projects backed by new fund
The Canada-New Zealand Digital Media Fund program was announced late last year, with both the CMF and NZ On Air contributing financing to selected projects.
Shaftesbury, Banff launch branded entertainment contest
The pitch competition will focus on female-targeted scripted digital series. (MsLabelled pictured.)
Fashionation.tv inks U.S. distribution deal
Canadian webcaster Fashionation.tv has inked a U.S. distribution deal with online video startup Pluto.TV.
IPF shortlist: 27 web series projects make the cut
Sixteen English- and 11 French-language projects are in the running for financing from the Independent Production Fund. (Shortlisted project Mutha pictured.)
Bell Media’s Much joins MCN fray
Bell Media has announced Much Digital Studios, a multi-channel network for online content creators.