2016 AToMiC Awards winners revealed
Check out the disruptors, creators and shifters whose ideas took off.
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 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.
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.)
Hulu snaps up Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave
Hulu has secured the exclusive SVOD rights to season one of Sprout/CBeebies-commissioned preschool series.
Asper’s FNTSY Sports Network expands to Japan
The fantasy sports channel led by former Canwest head Leonard Asper (pictured) has partnered with FanXT.
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.)
In Brief: WIFTV honours Joli-Coeur, Comedy Net greenlights more JFL
NFB chair Claude Joli-Coeur (pictured) to receive an award from WIFTV, Toast Studio partners with Bell Media, plus more news of the week.
Jake Labow joins David U.K.’s Cue Digital Media
The former production exec (pictured) joins the multifaceted media and sales company.
Dettman, Kleinfeld on opening CBC Short Docs for business
The unscripted-programming execs discuss the strategy and goals behind the new digital platform. (Sandra Kleinfeld pictured.)
CBC launches short docs platform
The new site will focus on shareable content that is less than 30 minutes.
Secret Location wins Peabody-Facebook prize
Ebola Outbreak: A 360 Virtual Journey was among five projects to win the Peabody-Facebook Futures of Media Award.