In Brief: Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund recipients named
Ann Shin’s My Enemy My Brother and Van Royko’s Pipe Dreams are among the features selected, plus more news.
YMA to honour DeNure, Horodyski
The DHX Media president and COO and Ben’s At Home director will receive special awards at a gala in May.
Deals: PNP, Savoy Entertainment, AeroCinema
AeroCinema grabs worldwide distribution rights to the feature doc 25 Missions, plus more deals.
USA Network’s Colony to settle in Vancouver
The sci-fi drama is moving out of L.A. for its third season.
Proper Television’s Guy O’Sullivan dies
The founder and president of the Toronto factual prodco was 49 years old.
CMPA strikes deal with Alberta labour union
After two years of negotiations, the producers’ association has signed an agreement designed to bring stability and appeal to foreign productions.
Boost rolls onto screens in Montreal
The Montreal-set, English-language feature hails from the team behind Oscar-winner The Lady in Number 6.
What to keep in mind when choosing the next CRTC chair
Industry groups are calling for gender balance, greater visible minority presence and a stronger background in media production for upcoming appointments.
Canadian Academy ups Louis Calabro
As VP, programming, the long-time Academy exec will oversee year-round events and special programs.
Blue Ant Media, Shed Creative partner on new music offering
Called A.Side, the multi-platform media brand, which replaces Aux, will be geared toward music-loving millennials.
Mr. D headed to season seven
Eleven new episodes of the comedy starring Gerry Dee will premiere this fall on CBC.
In Brief: Shaw Rocket joins Emerald Code
The Writers Guild of Canada has launched the Denis McGrath Memorial Fund, plus more news.
Kino Lorber picks up Rumble
The feature doc, produced by Montreal’s Rezolution Pictures, will have a U.S. theatrical release this summer.
Corus posts $102.7M in profits in Q2
The Toronto media company missed estimates, however, as its TV revenues came in below expectations and its sales, general and administrative expenses jumped.
Nova Scotia ups production fund
The government has added $6.9 million to the fund thanks to forecasted growth in productions filming in the province.