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Punchline comedy network debuts first original shows

STREAMWEB

The recently launched CBC platform hopes to increase site traffic by 5 to 10% with the fall rollout of its first two original series.



Kirstine Stewart upped to VP role at Twitter

WEB

The Canadian head of operations has been named VP of North American media at the company.



Canada ripe for new streaming option: Sandvine

STREAMWEB

Netflix has more than doubled its evening traffic from three years ago, according to the broadband and network solutions company.



TIFF ’14 Industry: Shareability tops Conde Nast’s video wish list

STREAMWEB

Jed Weintrob, head of production at Conde Nast Entertainment, discusses what the company wants from factual content for its online brands and partner sites.



WFF launches project incubator for female directors

FILMWEB

The program, from the Whistler Film Festival and the Creative Women Workshops Association, aims to help eight mid-career female director develop their projects.



Tessa Sproule wants to burst your Vubble

WEB

The former CBC exec (pictured) discusses her new digital media project, a service co-created with fellow ex-Ceeb staffer Katie MacGuire.



Twitter boosts focus on video ads

STREAMWEB

The Promoted Video feature is designed to make it easier for brands to upload and distribute video.



Games get top coin in CMF latest experimental stream

INTERACTIVEWEB

The fund distributed $4.3M across 18 projects to support development, with further investment targeted to marketing efforts for 12 other digital media projects.



Key takeaways from the JFL pitching session

STREAMWEB

Canadian web series creators Nadine Djoury and Aurora Browne win an option with Defy Media in a feedback-packed pitch session at the laugh fest in Montreal. (From Stream).



CBC and the new kid viewers

TVWEB

Kim Wilson, creative head at Kids’ CBC, discusses how budget cuts are less of an issue for her team than keeping up with the changes in how children consume media.

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