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Lionsgate bulking up online presence with BeFit


The Vancouver-based mini-major is finding success in the online space with a fast-growing fitness channel that just hit two million subscribers.

IPG Mediabrands to commission Vimeo filmmakers


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


#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


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


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


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


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


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


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

Web drama Millions launches on YouTube


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

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