Stingray snaps up Bell Media’s ad-free music channels

The Montreal-based company has acquired four digital specialty channels as it builds out its TV portfolio.

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Hot bot: Why Massively is going big on automated tech

The Canadian tech co has launched a new platform that allows companies to develop their own bots and bot-campaigns, capitalizing on a new trend in entertainment and brand marketing.


GAPC launches mathXplosion

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

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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.

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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.


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.

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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.

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2016 AToMiC Awards winners revealed

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

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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.)

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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.)

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Hulu snaps up Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave

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