A versatile camcorder for the 4K world
Director of photography Gurjeet Mann puts the Panasonic AG-DVX200 to the test
Thunderbird acquires Israeli format
The Vancouver producer will collaborate with Israel-based Armoza to adapt a cop drama for North American markets.
Niche content could be next media battleground: report
The latest Keytrends report from the Canada Media Fund notes OTT multinationals could aim to consolidate their market share by moving into niche content.
Canadian titles get world bows at SXSW
Stella Meghie’s Jean of the Joneses (pictured) and Tatiana Maslany-starrer The Other Half are among the Canadian titles to screen at the Texas festival.
Loud, Frantic Films ink strategic deal
Loud TV has secured a strategic development and production deal with Winnipeg- and Toronto-based production outfit Frantic Films. (Pictured L-R: Loud TV’s Nick Rigg, Frantic Films’ Jamie Brown)
Hot Sheet: Top 5 Canadian films Jan. 22, 2016 to Jan. 28, 2016
Brooklyn keeps the top spot for the week of Jan. 22 to Jan. 28, followed by Room at #2 and Endorphine at #3.
Hot Sheet: Top 10 films Jan. 22, 2016 to Jan. 28, 2016
The Revenant tops the chart for the week of Jan. 22 to Jan. 28, with Star Wars: The Force Awakens at #2 and new entry Dirty Grandpa at #3.
In brief: Saloon copro gets second season, Canadians abroad
Season two of Arrow Media and Saloon Media’s See No Evil (pictured) is set to bow later this month, plus news on Neil Court and Peter Sussman’s latest moves abroad.
ACCT names Golden Screen film winner, TV finalists
Snowtime! (pictured) is the winner of the Golden Screen Award for Feature Film, while the winners of the two TV-focused Golden Screen Awards will be revealed on March 13.
Discovery, IMAX ink doc distribution deal
The partnership is the first time IMAX has signed a TV distribution agreement for original content.
Former Starz exec joins 108 Media
Nancy Silverstone joins the Toronto-based distributor as head of acquisitions and content strategy.
Niche OTT service focuses on aero-archives
SVOD service AeroCinema will launch in March with more than 200 aviation-related titles on its platform.
Corus enters event business
The media co is launching the new division with CMT Music Fest this July.
Record-getting ‘Birth’ nabs Sundance prizes
B.C.-based Bron Studios is one of four prodcos attached to The Birth of a Nation, the top-selling film in the festival’s history.
marblemedia developing new Chuck Hughes series
The celebrity chef and the Toronto-based prodco have pacted to work on an unscripted project. (Hughes pictured.)
DHX Studios launches with new facility, leadership team
DHX Media has consolidated its animation and live-action production activities under the newly rebranded DHX Studios, in addition to opening a new animation studio in Vancouver.