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IPG Mediabrands to commission Vimeo filmmakers

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Mediabrands Publishing, a production arm of the global media agency, will source talent for branded content projects from Vimeo’s community of filmmakers.



Interactive doc project wins POV Hackathon

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#POETASTR, an interactive component to La maison de prod’s Noriginals doc, won the participant’s choice award at the competition run by PBS’s POV.



Nerds and Monsters finds home on CiTV

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Toronto-based 9 Story Entertainment has sold Slap Happy Cartoons’ animated comedy Nerds and Monsters to U.K. diginet CiTV.



Web series production in Ontario on the rise: report

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The report, which looked at the state of web series production in Canada, was presented at the inaugural TO WebFest conference held this weekend.



Digital favours the bold at the NewFronts: blog

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Will Pate, VP of digital at media agency M2, gives Canadian perspective on the NewFronts and the shift of TV dollars to online.



CTV’s plans for Extend

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Mike Cosentino, SVP of programming at CTV Networks, on the media co’s plans for the digital originals site, which it hopes to use as an incubator for linear shows.



CTV launches digital originals platform

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CTV Extend will be free to consumers and feature original content like Smokebomb’s Backpackers and iThentic’s Space Riders: Division Earth.



Twitter TV conversation targeting arrives in Canada

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The social network has expanded the program, which launched in the U.S. and U.K. this November.



Web drama Millions launches on YouTube

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Producer Andrew Chung’s self-financed passion project about a group of young people obsessed with becoming millionaires before they turn 30, debuts today.



Havas Media, Seevibes introduce new social TV measurement

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Social Rating Point is a measure of social interactions a TV show generates expressed as a percentage of the audience.

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