Articles Tagged ‘Astral Media’
Corporate players are focusing on “bite-size” deals, like DHX Media acquiring Ragdoll Worldwide, to move into new markets and technologies, says report from tax consultant EY.
The deal with the Alliance des Producteurs Francophones du Canada covers French-language producers outside of Quebec, and follows the acquisition of Astral Media.
Key revisions to the transaction’s associated benefits package included Bell Media’s naming of programming champions for English- and French-language TV.
While okaying the takeover of the former Astral Media assets from Bell Media, the regulator imposed key anti-competitive measures given ownership ties between Corus and Shaw Communications.
Playback was on hand in Toronto Wednesday night as filmmakers, distributors and broadcasters debated how best to address the CRTC on getting more homegrown films on broadcast schedules beyond pay TV.
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