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Canadians to unpack LGBTQ+ representation at SXSW

As part of a panel on queer fandoms, Shaftesbury will unveil a new feature-length documentary, Queering the Script, directed by Gabrielle Zilkha.

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Nokia calls on Shaftesbury for digital docuseries

The companies have partnered on a six-part series exploring the societal impact of 5G networks, artificial intelligence and automation.

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Shaftesbury reorganizes digital, branded entertainment divisions

Christina Jennings on why it made sense to rebrand Smokebomb and Shift2 under the Shaftesbury banner, and how that positions the company for future success.

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How Kotex became a YouTube exec producer

Why the feminine hygiene brand financed Carmilla, a transmedia Gothic vampire series produced by Smokebomb Entertainment and digital agency shift2.

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Shaftesbury launches youth-focused digi agency

Shift2, with offices in Toronto and L.A., will specialize in creating branded content for YouTube channels.