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CBC/Radio-Canada sets three-year inclusion plan

The pubcaster hit its Strategy 2020 goal of 2.1% Indigenous representation in its workforce, and noted that 48.9% of its employees are women.

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CBC to rebrand, relaunch TV app as Gem, with kids content as a focus

In her first major address to the industry since starting as president and CEO of CBC, Catherine Tait outlined the pubcaster’s vision for its OTT programming future.

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Catherine Tait named president and CEO of CBC/Radio-Canada

Updated: The film and TV industry veteran becomes the first woman to hold the position, replacing outgoing president Hubert Lacroix.

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’90s cartoon band Prozzak set for a comeback

Toronto’s Portfolio Entertainment and digital producer Duopoly have teamed to produce an animated series featuring the Canadian band.

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iThentic partners with Funny or Die

The Toronto digital content studio has rebranded its distribution platform as iFestivus and launched a new comedy-focused channel on the U.S. platform.

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In Brief: Tait joins Comweb board; John Drainie winners named

Duopoly president Catherine Tait (pictured) takes on a new role, ACTRA announces the recipients of its annual broadcasting award, plus more news.

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Production on Epic Studios underway in Toronto

The new web series for Maker Studios is being produced by iThentic, Farmhouse Productions and duopoly. (EpicLLOYD pictured.)

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Anxietyville gets hybrid format release

Xenophile Media’s Patrick Crowe on why the producers are releasing Anxietyville as both a web series and feature film.

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Cracking the discoverability conundrum

From Playback magazine: Ahead of this fall’s CRTC Discoverability Summit, a panel of six marketing and media experts weigh in on strategies for getting Cancon in front of Canadians.

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Starz picks up iThentic’s Space Riders

The web series is written by and stars Mark Little (Funny or Die) and Dan Beirne (Dad Drives), and is set to stream exclusively on CTV Extend.

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iThentic launches simulation game at Stream Market

Launching in partnership with the David Suzuki Foundation and Earth 911, GreenYrLife is like FarmVille for the green-minded,

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Branded content industry rapidly evolving: study

The Branded Entertainment Landscape, the first of a three-part study that delves into the space, breaks down current trends and opportunities for Canadian content creators.