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IPF announces web series funding shortlist


A total of 23 projects were shortlisted after evaluators in Toronto and Montreal reviewed 188 applications.

Blue Ant Media invests in music-focused YouTube MCN


“YouTube now has their own star system and to be a modern media company we need to be fully emerged in [it] and other digital platforms,” says Blue Ant’s Raja Khanna.

Video viewing makes up 29% of all time spent online: MTM


Media Technology Monitor’s analysis of the English-language market in Canada highlights the growing popularity of streaming video.

New State of Syn app comes to Google Glass


Tech company Mind Pirate and the CFC’s ideaBOOST lab have released four new apps for Google Glass, including State of Syn: Singularity.

FEARnet, Bite TV acquire SOS: Save Our Skins


The U.K.-Canada coproduction from Canadian partners Duopoly, Farmhouse Productions and Smiley Guy Studios bows April 1 in the U.S. and on April 5 in Canada.

Sportsnet unveils cross-platform Blue Jays coverage


The Rogers sports brand will be covering the team on TV, radio, online and in print, as Boston Pizza expands its sponsorship.

JASH picks up The Amazing Gayl Pile


The Canadian series has found a home on the YouTube comedy network that’s headed by Sarah Silverman, Michael Cera, and Reggie Watts.

Video viewing on tablets on the up: MTM


The latest Media Technology Monitor data shows that tablet penetration has reached 42%, with most using the devices to watch videos.

Canadian Film Fest’s ‘zombie spot’ makes a splash


The tongue-in-cheek online spot plays on Canuck stereotypes and was named ‘Ad of The Day’ by Adweek.

Electus’ Laura Caraccioli on the art of brand translation


At today’s 2014 BCON Expo in Toronto, Electus’ president of content marketing (pictured) discusses how being embedded in the writers room leads to better “brand-inspired” content.

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