Whistler dips toes in day-and-date VOD waters with After Film School

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Joel Ashton McCarthy’s mockumentary will be available for streaming on nfb.ca for $9.95 a pop after its Dec. 5 world premiere



Timothy Yeung’s 90 Days wins best Canadian film award at Reel Asian

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The pan-Asian film festival jury gave an honourable mention to Leftover, by Canadian director Daniel Yong. (90 Days pictured)



Corus unveils unscripted development slate

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The mediaco currently has five original reality series on its development slate for 2014/15, including a food competition series from Temple Street.



When transmedia crosses over to audience engagement – Part 2

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In part two of our series on Merging Media 5′s Digital Extensions Story Lab, participants looking to win over TV fans of The Red Room learn there’s no easy on-ramp to digital glory.



Rogers courting startups

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The telco has launched Rogers Ignite to help discover and attract companies with innovative products and services.



CMT renews Mom’s a Medium

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The Corus Entertainment channel has also added three new unscripted series from Canadian producers to its slate for 2015. (Mom’s a Medium pictured)



Secret Location, Touchpoint Films partner on Whatever Linda

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The new web series will screen with proprietary tech that allows viewers to share clips and stills while viewing.



Two Mountain Road series greenlit by HGTV, Cottage Life

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I Wrecked My House (pictured) and Master My Disaster (working title) will air on HGTV Canada and Cottage Life, respectively.



Pre-tax earnings up at Entertainment One

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Interim results showed higher earnings, underpinned by the Peppa Pig franchise, despite a fall in overall revenues.



Disney Junior Canada orders third season of Justin Time

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Netflix will stream Justin Time: The New Adventures to its worldwide subscribers in 2016, except in Canada.