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How increased funding flexibility is creating forward momentum

From Playback magazine: expanded funding triggers are creating new paths to market for producers and creators in a slow-moving broadcast environment.

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Hey Google, what’s the latest TV trend?

In the first of a four-part series on the future of TV, Playback delves into voice-activation tech and the opportunities it presents for producers.

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marblemedia looks to YouTube to fast-track speed to market

The company’s YouTube channel has been CAVCO-certified, a move its co-CEO says will help it bypass barriers in a slow commissioning climate.

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marblemedia to produce Christmas musical special

A Celtic Family Christmas, featuring Nova Scotia fiddler Natalie MacMaster, was co-commissioned by BYUtv, YESTV, NTV, CHEK-DT and Vision TV.

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CBC Kids greenlights marblemedia digital series

Holy Baloney will launch this spring on the pubcaster’s digital platform and TV app.

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Fractured landscape: Canada’s kids-content biz

Canadian producers are scrambling to adjust their business models in the face of a stalled domestic system and increasingly globalized production environment.

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In Brief: Mom and Dad, Letterkenny, Panavision

Marblemedia names hosts for Just Like Mom and Dad, another special for Letterkenny and Panavision hires as a longtime exec retires.

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Playback’s Digital Roundtable – Part Two

Execs from leading media companies talk about audience engagement, defining digital success and where to find revenue.

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Playback’s Digital Roundtable – Part One

Execs from leading media companies dig into everything from discoverability to monetization and working with SVODs.

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Meet the 2017 AToMiC Awards jury

As the Jan. 20 entry deadline looms, find out who will be judging the best in creative, entertainment, tech and media innovation.

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marblemedia, Omnifilm developing The Odyssey remake

The ’90s CBC TV series (pictured) is being adapted by Simon Racioppa and Richard Elliott.

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Dear Ms. Joly…an industry wish list

Playback magazine reached out to industry members to get their wish lists for the upcoming Cancon review. Here’s what they told us.