Web

MathXplosion

GAPC launches mathXplosion

The educational show (pictured) for young math learners is the first web series to launch on TVOKids.

shutterstock_money 500 x 334

IPF distributes nearly $2 million across 16 projects

The funding went to scripted drama series for digital platforms, including Yellow Bear Studios’ Riding Hood and iThentic’s Save Me.

Derek Carkner and Tovah  Small

Meridian Artists hires two to lead new talent division

Tovah Small and Derek Carkner (pictured) will be based at the literary agency’s Toronto office.

River

Canadian Cinema Editors fete the best of the year

The annual awards gala saw editors on projects including Guantanamo’s Child, River (pictured), Texas Rising and Hannibal recognized for their careful eye.

Copied from Media in Canada - touTV

Radio-Canada tests windowing strategies with Tou.TV

CRO Jean Mongeau on how the pubcaster is experimenting with its French SVOD to boost viewership on linear while adding millennials.

Atomic 2016 - Ramona Pringle and Sean Barlow

2016 AToMiC Awards winners revealed

Check out the disruptors, creators and shifters whose ideas took off.

Copied from Media in Canada - my90YearOldRoommateCBCDigital2016

Upfronts ’16: CBC unveils biggest-ever digital slate

The pubcaster has nine new digital shows coming to its online channels next season. (My 90-Year-Old Roommate pictured.)

Lacroix cropped

Lacroix outlines CBC’s digital present and future

CBC/Radio-Canada’s CEO and president Hubert T. Lacroix (pictured) gave a speech at UBC on Tuesday evening, addressing the state of the pubcaster’s digital transition.

epicLLoyd

Production on Epic Studios underway in Toronto

The new web series for Maker Studios is being produced by iThentic, Farmhouse Productions and duopoly. (EpicLLOYD pictured.)

Copied from Kidscreen - RuffRuffSmall

Hulu snaps up Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave

Hulu has secured the exclusive SVOD rights to season one of Sprout/CBeebies-commissioned preschool series.

Leonard Asper

Asper’s FNTSY Sports Network expands to Japan

The fantasy sports channel led by former Canwest head Leonard Asper (pictured) has partnered with FanXT.

Sheppard and Humphrey (1)

CBC greenlights new web series Coming In

The series is produced by Toronto’s First Generation Films. (Series creators Graydon Sheppard and Kyle Humphrey pictured.)