Channel Zero announces Bloomberg launch


The new Canadian channel will replace the existing U.S. feed of Bloomberg in Canada, adding two one-hour locally produced shows.

How the Canadian Screen Awards landed Julianne Moore


In a major coup for the industry’s biggest night, Moore joins the presenter lineup for the CBC’s March 1 show along with Missy Peregrym, Kevin Durand and Mark Critch.

Vice Media creative topper urges producers to think globally


Vice Media chief creative officer Eddy Moretti tells Playback Daily Canada is a major lynchpin in the youth brand’s global expansion.

Fremantle Corp., CCI Entertainment ink co-distribution pact


The pact will allow CCI to focus on creating content across all genres (CCI Productions, Hemmings House and Talons of Venice series Real Houses pictured).

HGTV Canada preps Carver Kings


The latest project from Paperny Entertainment is a companion series to the successful Timber Kings.

Being Canadian, Bolivian Case to have world premieres at Hot Docs


Robert Cohen’s film about national identity and Violeta Ayala’s drug smuggling doc will screen alongside Sundance-award winners (T)ERROR and How to Change the World.

Jamie Dagg shoots debut feature River in Laos


Rossif Sutherland (pictured) and Sarah Botsford star in what the producers claim is the first North American movie to shoot in Laos.

Lionsgate invests in Telltale Games for TV-games hybrid


With support from The Hunger Games studio, Telltale will produce a TV show with both scripted and playable elements.

Hot Sheet: Top 30 TV programs Feb. 9, 2015 to Feb. 15, 2015


Book of Negroes hits #27 on the TV chart for the week of Feb. 9 to Feb. 15, with MasterChef Canada sitting at #29.

eOne picks up Berlin quartet for Canada


eOne Films Canada and Les Films Seville president Patrick Roy on the indie distributor’s acquisitions from the arthouse film market, including Mr. Holmes (Roy pictured).

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